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MHarrisonJC1590954-180706-02.pdf
Hard back notebook with hand written and drawn notes and diagrams compiled when he was at No 2 A.G.S. at R.A.F. Dalcross in 1943. Twenty nine pages containing the theory behind gunnery, ammunition and the turret.

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Posed in three ranks building wall in background. Instructor standing to the side. Reverse is captioned 'No 2 A.G.S. Dalcross 1943' Course members are named, John is L.H. end of back row.
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PCothliffKB15030010.jpg
Two photographs of WB Britton and crew. In the first the men are arranged in two rows beside their aircraft. In the second the seven airmen are arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 171. F/O…

PWatsonJB15010007.jpg
Seven photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 is a lifeboat being dropped by parachutes.
Photo 2 is of Inverkiething [sic] Ferry with the Forth bridge behind.
Photo 3 is a bridge with Inverness castle behind.
Photo 4 is a blurred image, captioned…

LFordTA1585520v1.pdf
Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…

PHayI1720.jpg
Ian's Grave in an Inverness cemetery. The inscription reads
"In Loving Memory of
Sergt Ian de S E Hay
Air Gunner Royal Air Force
Only Son of Squadron Leader
J V hay & Sydney Agnes Hay
Killed in Active Service 24th Sept 1940 Aged 19
Never…

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Letter from Sergeant Ian Hay to his father Squadron Leader Hay. He writes thanking him for his letter, advising that the weather is very cold in Scotland and that he is now operational as Rear Gunner on Ansons. He also writes that he is currently…

LCurnockRM1815605v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R M Curnock, covering the period from 28 July 1943 to 25 February 1944 and from 18 September 1946 to 26 October 1946. He was shot down on 25 February 1944 and became a prisoner of…

PStachiewiczM17010019.jpg
Item 1 is a half length portrait of Gierek
Item 2 is a political cartoon with Jo Stalin, Hitler, Nazis and a soldier with Poland under his arm. They appear to be gambling for Poland.
Item 3 is an officer shouting at three people on beds on the…

LDobleRG3030256v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators air bomber air gunners flight engineers for R G Doble, air gunner, covering the period from 10 September 1945 to 1 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war squadron duties with 97…

LBrownJ2205595v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX27.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes a funny rhyming poem to his former work mates.

ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX23.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life at Royal Air Force Inverness including Physical training which consists of trench digging, and the new ‘WAAFs, ATS and WRENS’ that have arrived and improved his social life.

ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX17.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes from Royal Air Force Inverness to his workmates in London.

ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX11.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes to his work mates complaining about life and hoping to get leave to visit them. He also mentions that some personnel have left for the next stage of training and he might be soon to follow.

ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX06.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about how fed up he is with life at Royal Air Force Inverness. He chastises his work mates for not writing to him.

ELampreyPGuntonW421009.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes a humorous poem making fun of all his pre-war work mates.

ELampreyPGuntonW420923.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he has a job out in the field although compensated by the presence of a friendly farm girl. He goes on to comment on social life and the good quality of food on base. He mentions a route march before closing with more…

ELampreyPGuntonW420820.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes complaining that post has been held up but that he has at last received his posting to the next step in training.

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.

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…

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.
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