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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--St. Andrews"

James Burt conducted his medical training St Andrew’s University in Scotland. Although he and his friends had tried to join a Service during the war their training was a Reserved Occupation and not only were they refused but they were strictly told…

Royal Air Force airmen, some seated and some standing with a sign reading "ST. ANDREWS -1st OCT. 1941" "No. 3 SQUADRON -'D' FLIGHT."
The reverse of the photograph reads: "br 6L ASPring".

A group of trainee airmen marching in The Links, St Andrews. Rusacks Hotel partially visible on the right.

Identification kindly provided by Alastair Disley of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

Nine airmen, including Jack, standing on a stone stairway at the back of Rusacks Hotel, St. Andrews. They are dressed in Sidcot suits, flying boots and flying helmets.

Identification kindly provided by Stefan Clarke, Colin Patchett and Emma Vick…

Introduces Michael G Hanson an RAF reservist and tells of time sailing before stating training. Covers elementary and advanced training before joining 233 Squadron at RAF Leuchars on Hudson. Relates life on the station, in local area and on maritime…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of 65 airmen arranged in five rows. Some of the men are identified with handwritten annotations: Ernie, Brock, Bob, Tete, Ted, and Val. It is captioned 'No 10 AGS Walney Island 1943'.
Photo 2 is a…

Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

27 men in academic or ceremonial dress arranged in three rows in front of the door of a multi storey stone building. The image is captioned; “St Andrew’s University St Mary’s College Session 1949-50”. Names printed below the photograph,…

40 men and one woman in academic dress arranged in three rows in front of a multi storey stone building. The image is captioned; “St Mary’s College 1947 University of St Andrews”.

Letter to Joyce Donaldson from his aunt Nettie. Writes she has heard about David's Distinguished Service Order and asks her to pass on congratulations. Describes her current activities, weather and local area of St Andrew's.

Tom was born in Stainforth, near Doncaster. His father and two brothers were miners. One of his sisters was in the Auxiliary Territorial Service and the other was a qualified nurse; she became a sister in Barnsley Hospital until she joined the Army.…

Freddie Frederick volunteered for the Royal Air Force and did a course in Blackpool. He was posted to No. 12 Initial Training Wing at St Andrew, although was unsuccessful in his flying test. Freddie was then trained at RCAF Moncton in Canada and…
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