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LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-048.pdf
Two leaflets produced by Durban to introduce service men to the city. They include details of organisations, greetings in Zulu and Afrikaans, canteens and clubs, transport, maps, sport, places of interest, entertainments, taxi fares, places to visit…

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#1 Ted Neale's account of a train trip in South Africa. Ted and his tall friend were attacked in Bloemfontein by a group of six locals.
#2 Designated pilots-navigators or bomb aimers at Heaton Park then sent to Bridgnorth to await a ship to South…

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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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Part of a letter to Ted Neale and Mary from a friend in South Africa. The writer apologises for taking so long to reply and writes of his new house.

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Two men sunbathing whilst an airman is hiding with his head under a tent made from a chair and a towel. They are seated outside a wooden building. On the reverse 'Humewood Port Elizabeth August 1942'.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-082.pdf
A magazine produced by the 42 Air School, South Africa. News, articles, jokes and cartoons about airmen at the school.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-001.pdf
42 Air School magazine, January 1944.

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Ted Neale's account of his early experience from the age of 17. The factory where he worked burned down in a bombing raid so he volunteered for the RAF. He was posted to Scarborough then Carlisle to train on Tiger Moths. He met a girl called Mary who…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-026.pdf
An exercise book kept by Ted Neale when training in South Africa with notes about Metrology and Magnetism.

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An account by Ted Neale of his training in South Africa, subsequent further training in Jerusalem, crew selection and transfer to Italy. He relates early experiences on operations - including Shederevo oil refinery - and losing a Wellington to enemy…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-027.pdf
An exercise book kept by Ted Neale with notes recorded during his training at the Air Force Training School.

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E T H Neale, navigator, covering the period from 25 August 1943 to 16 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, wartime and post war flying duties. He was stationed at SAAF Port…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-051.pdf
Ted Neale's course notes for Course 19 Air Navigator including details of corrections and adjustments to be applied to readings and calculations of positions.

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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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Offering support for all servicemen and women. It details, in English and Afrikaans, the facilities available and give a map of Ladysmith showing places which may be of interest.

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

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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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A street scene with commercial terraced buildings on each side. The building on the left shows the words ‘STOUT’ and ‘COWLINGS’ on the first two sections but further wording is illegible. There are a number of cars, a truck and a bicycle on…

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List of places and dates. Places include Freetown, Durban, Mombasa, Cape Town, Liverpool, Aden and others unreadable. Dates from February 1942 to November 1942

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South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Warrant Officer Reg Freeth, bomb aimer, covering the period from 7 February 1942 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and Instructor duties. He was stationed at…

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Issued by Cope's to Ted Neale at 42nd Air School, Port Elizabeth (Hut 72). On the reverse are doodles.

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Ted Neale's South African Post Office Book.

LBellinghamPF1397635v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational career of bomb aimer Peter Bellingham from 10 March 1943 to 21 February 1946. After training in South Africa he flew Halifaxes and Stirlings with 138 Squadron, taking part in 30 night operations over…

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A menu for a ceremonial dinner for "J" Flight No 1 Squadron 48 Air School. On the reverse it is signed by some of the participants, including their nicknames.

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LBeethamMJ[Ser#-DoB]v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Michael James Beetham, covering the period from 5 December 1945 to 18 July 1952. Detailing his post war squadron duties, staff duties, flying training and instructor duties and flew the victory day fly past and good will…
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