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Invitation from Air Vice Marshal Inglis to his daughter's wedding at St Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore.

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Letter from his previous Commanding Officer now in Air Ministry, congratulations on the award of his Air Force Cross.

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From Air Officer Commanding on his award of the Air Force Cross.

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From Commissioner Generals Office Singapore on his award of the Air Force Cross.

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Front cover of locally produced booklet, compiled by Squadron Leader H.A. Probert priced $1.50

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

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Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…

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A newspaper cutting titled 'S.O.S. Interrupts Air-Sea Rescue Exercise'. There is a handwritten annotation 'Feb/March 1946'. The article describes a Sunderland getting into problems near Singapore, separately from the air-sea rescue exercise, then…

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Photo 1 - a view of a military hut with a truck.

Photo 2 - a man dressed in shorts standing outside a tent.

Photo 3 - Denis lying on a bed smoking a pipe.

Item 4 - One cent Malayan banknote, showing head of King George VI.

Photo 5 - a…

Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Log Book
The Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Log Book covering the period 15 June 1941 to the 16 August 1963. Manning qualified first as an Air Gunner on the 4 July 1941 and second as a flight engineer on the 1 September 1941. He was commissioned on the 4…

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Two cheques paid to Stan Attword for his participation in the Granada Television documentary. The first, from David Naden and Associates is for £40 and the second from Granada Television Ltd is for £25. The £25 cheque is from the Chung Khiaw Bank…

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A copy of a letter thanking the Commanding Officer for their hospitality during the filming of the documentary 'Bomber Crew' on 11-12 April 1969. The letter is addressed from RAF Changai, Singapore.

On the same album page is a cutting referring…

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Warrant Officer Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers, from 28 January 1946 to 18 July 1950. Mainly records his training and various postings in the Far East as navigator within Transport…

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Lawrence Rogers joined the Royal Air Force at 17, and trained to become a wireless operator. He served with 218 Squadron at RAF Woolfox Lodge and then with 75 Squadron, flying in both Ansons and Lancasters, He eventually completed 32 operations with…

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Jack Robson was in the Home Guard until he was called up by the army. He trained as a radar mechanic and worked at various batteries. He was then posted overseas and served in India and Singapore. His return home was on the record breaking run on the…

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Malcolm Francis Morris, who was a child when war broke out, remembers joining the RAF as a boy entrant and then serving as an armament technician during the Cold War. Describes his training at St Athans and being then posted to Aden, where he was in…

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[Violet speaks as proxy for her late husband Alan Dicker] Alan went to Leighton County High School and at 16 he joined the Air Transport Command. At 17 he volunteered for the Air Force and became a navigator after doing his basic training at…

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The menu for the Officers Mess 1945 Christmas dinner at RAF Seletar

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An ornate room with many hanging lights. At the back is a long table laid with decorations and flowers. On the reverse 'The Dining Hall before the tables were brought in. Seletar Dec 19th '45'.

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A programme for the Frontier Force Regimental Band performance at the Victoria Memorial Hall, Singapore

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Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Richard Vipond, covering the period from 29 May 1944 to 18 November 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 514,…

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Photograph 1 is a temple, captioned 'Hindu Temple'.
Photograph 2 is small boats, captioned 'Sampans, Singapore Harbour'.
Photograph 3 is a cart and bullock, captioned 'Native transport'.
Photograph 4 is a street scene.
Photograph 5 is a street…

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Photograph 1 buildings captioned 'River front by night from North Bridge Road Singapore.'
Photograph 2 a mosque captioned 'Moslem mosque Singapore.
Photograph 3 and 4 a building captioned 'Cathay building Singapore'.
Photograph 5 is a street…
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