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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Stranraer"

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Reports his arrival at Castle Kennedy and comments on the state of the camp. Mentions he should be home in a month after course complete.

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Reports arrival of paper and cigarettes. mentions taking exam and he will be able to get home for a leave. Continues next day, writes of taking exam that day and others in the future. Annotated 'Dennis last letter to me'.

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Photo 1 is five uniformed men at the tail of a Wellington, HE411, captioned 'First Operational Crew'. Photo 2 is Fred Say's wedding day. A group of eight captioned 'Jan 9th 1945 Joan Fred FDS Fred Gladys Aunt [indecipherable] Hancock Betty Sen'r…

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Bill writes about the hot weather which has caught him out. His diet could be more varied (Mary has mentioned tomatoes) and there could be more food. He queued for an hour to get a seat at the only cafe in Stranraer.

In answer to her questions,…

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Harry Hambrook was born in Hackney and when he left school he became an office boy. He volunteered for the RAF and became an air gunner. He was posted to 3 Air Gunnery School in Stranraer for gunnery training flying in Ansons. From there he went…

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Edward Cayhill was the eldest of eight children and with his father’s encouragement was hoping to go to university. His father died in 1938 which meant that the university dream was cancelled and Edward went to work as a Civil Servant in the…

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ELampreyPGuntonW4211190001-01.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about his journey to and life at Royal Air Force Castle Kennedy, including intensive training and exhaustion.

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Peter Lamprey writes about his life training in the Royal Air Force including his busy schedule, his gratitude for the stamps and lack of leisure time.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-09.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life in the Royal Air Force while training as an air gunner.
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