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LRichardsHJ1451874v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for H J Richards, navigator, covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 10 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, and post war duties with Empire Air Armament School. He…

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Three items from an album.
Item 1 is an entertainment pass.
Item 2 is a ticket for the Stalls at the Playhouse, Durban for 26th March 1941.
Item 3 is a ticket partly obscured.

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Three sheets of a newsletter describing forthcoming events plus adverts.

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A list of friends and colleagues.

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Two notes. The first is a letter with bus information and the second is a partly obscured list of names.

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A postcard of a hilly area captioned 'Valley of a Thousand Hills, Natal'. There is also a clipping of 'Parted' by Patience Strong.

The Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book for Andrew Bain <br />
This is the Log Book of Andrew Bain covering the period from 26 June 1942 until August 1943. In June 1946 the log book was stamped by the RAF Central Depository ‘Death Presumed’. He qualified as an Air Gunner on the 31 October 1842 and as an…

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20 airmen with aircrew training flashes in their caps, in two rows for their formal course photograph, when under training in South Africa, in a hanger in front of an Anson with XJ unit markings. On the reverse 'Bell, Beckett, Blight, Bashford,…

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A ticket for the Flannel Dance at Durban YMCA. Features Dennis Abraham and his orchestra. Price 1s 6d to members of the forces.

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An aerogram written when Andrew was training in South Africa at no. 75 Air School, Lyttleton Camp, Transvaal. He writes that the food and accommodation are good and he hopes to visit her cousin Bill who lives near by.

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An aerogram written by Andrew when training in South Africa. He has now been there a week and has visited Johannesburg and Pretoria.

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An aerogram written when Andrew was training in South Africa. He has met her cousin Bill, has only had a few letters, and is interested the 'WAAF situation' and Isabel being called up.

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A temporary pass issued to Ted Neale allowing him to be absent for two days from no. 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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An aerogram from Andrew training in South Africa. He has just been posted to no. 45 Air School. Some of her letters seem to have gone missing.

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An aerogram written from Andrew training in South Africa. Comments on lack of letters, that he has had a tooth removed and moved huts. He has been studying quite hard, helped by a good library at the camp, and there are film shows three times a week.

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An aerogram from Andrew training in South Africa. Comments on the arrival of four of her letters (only two now missing) and replies to several things in them. His sent a parcel to his mother including stockings and chocolate for Isabel.

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Written on an aerograph from Andrew training in South Africa. Mainly about letters from home: has just received four of her letters. Various references to awkward situations at home.

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An airgram letter to Ted at 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa from his parents in Eltham.

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Hand written note giving brief details of Andrew's service.

'2579675
Called up for army 1st Sept 1939,
Sailed for France 9th June 1940,
Evacuated from France 17th June 1940.

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Transferred to RAF. 6th Oct 1941,
Sailed for South…

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Andrew crouching below aircraft bomb bay loaded with small bombs. On the reverse 'Bomb up Me Oudtshoorn'.

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SNealeETH1395951v1.pdf
A collection of examination papers from Ted Neale's course (16) at 48 Air School. Papers on meteorology, astro theory, astro practical, procedure, dead reckoning theory, aircraft identification, signals procedure and photography.

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A view of Table Mountain, Capetown taken from a ship.

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A magazine produced by the 42 Air School, South Africa. News, articles, jokes and cartoons about airmen at the school.

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Football programme for the cup final between 48 Air School (Woodbrook) and 47 Air School (Queenstown).
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