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Ordnance Survey air chart of the Western Highlands, sheet 6, scale 1/4 inch to one mile.

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LEllamsG49286v1.pdf
Flying log book for George Ellams covering the period from 10 January 1942 to 30 June 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also contains photographs and various RAF documents relating to his service, ranks, proficiency and…

LHarrisonJC1590954v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for J C Harrison, air gunner, covering the period from 19 June 1943 to 19 February 1944 when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He…

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-15.pdf
The letter contains gossip and complaints over letter writing shortcomings of his correspondents. Mentions work in signals section at Royal Air Force Inverness and that he is hoping to come south for leave.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-16.pdf
Peter Lamprey’s letter contains general gossip and a long humorous poem about his training and his life in the Royal Air Force.

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Peter Lamprey writes that he is beginning to like Royal Air Force Inverness and then several comments catching up with friends. He concludes by requesting any old books and magazines be sent for his fellow servicemen to read.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-18.pdf
Peter lamprey writes from RAF Inverness unhappy about his life including backwoods training. He goes on with banter to acquaintances and asks his friends to write back.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-19.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with a poem about his recent leave and continues with banter to acquaintances and the hope that he may move south.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-20.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about basic and wireless operator/air gunner training in the form of a poem.

ELampreyPGuntonW41XX03.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that has received letters and parcels from his workmates but has been too busy until now to reply. He has put his leave pass in and is hoping to see friend before Christmas. He makes some comments about Scottish pubs and…

ELampreyPGuntonW4202XX.pdf
Peter Lamprey catches up with friend and mentions that he hopes to be posted south soon.

ELampreyPGuntonW411002.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he is not enjoying his life in Scotland away from civilisation and feels that they have all been forgotten.

ELampreyPGuntonW411007.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he has now spent eight months in the RAF and is still an AC2. He then includes some banter and asks for news of his friends in the services.

ELampreyPGuntonW411103.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes thanking friends for letters and a poem. He complains about early pub shutting times in Scotland and about the weather. He mentions that he has booked leave and concludes with some light hearted banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW411121.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes thanking friends for correspondence and that he is getting used to Scotland. He mentions a letter from a colleague in the services and includes a couple of short poems. He advises that he has booked leave.

ELampreyPGuntonW411211.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with a poem and then goes on to say this should be his last until after the New Year. He concludes with friendly banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW420102.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he is feeling ill after celebrating Hogmanay. He notes there is not much news and concludes with some banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW420305.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with some banter and continues with some general comments on Tiree before catching up with news of friends.

ELampreyPGuntonW420312.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life in Inverness and that he has booked leave for the end of the month. He concluded with banter and a request for news of friends.

ELampreyPGuntonW420318.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that his leave has been cancelled and he is being sent back to Tiree. He continues that he hates Scottish scenery and that bad weather caused the cancellation of his flight. He concludes with banter and says he will write from…

ELampreyPGuntonW420517.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he is back in civilisation at Inverness. But complains of wartime beer rationing. Ne states that he is applying for leave and concludes with some banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW420523.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he is having trouble getting leave but that his out of work hours social life is not bad. He concludes with some banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW420712.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with some general banter and then notes that two of his ex-work mates have enlisted. He comments that there is not much chance of him moving yet and concludes with some catching up with news.

ELampreyPGuntonW420727.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes complaining about route marches and lack of sleep although he was able to get into town on nights off. He continues with comment on life and concludes with friendly banter to former workmates. Letter was stamped 'Examiner 2473…

ELampreyPGuntonW420802.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with some friendly banter and mentions that he has managed some time off. He says the letter was interrupted by some unspecified duty away and concludes with catch up news.
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