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LHarrisPI19061214v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P I Harris, covering the period from 12 January 1932 to 29 September 1937. Detailing his flying training and pre war flying duties with 35, 6 and 47 squadrons. He was stationed at RAF Digby, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Ramleh,…

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These pages are mostly biography of Sam's time in Egypt and his time with transport aircraft in the Mediterranean region.
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…

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Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

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Newspaper article about Halifax on tour of Rhodesia and South Africa via Bulawayo, Ndola, Nairobi, Khartoum, Cairo and Rome. Mentions demonstration flights in South Africa and that the aircraft was commanded by Squadron Leader Clyde-Smith…

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Shows entry as apprentice on 30 august 1927. Details next of kin, and description. Shows service as fitter at Gosport and Khartoum before No 4 Flying Training School, 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. Promoted Flight Sergeant in June 1939. Discharged on 4…

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A large room with tiles floor and tables and chairs. On the walls pictures and mirrors. In the ceiling two fans. On the reverse 'The canteen, 47 Squadron, Khartoum'.

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Top left - dawn view over parked aircraft. Captioned 'Waiting for dawn with Maryland convoy at El Fasher, S. Sudan'.
Top middle - view from air of mountainous region. Captioned 'Jebel Simbel (Lion Hill), 9000 ft high in Sudan'.
Top right -two…

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Top left - group of five airmen, three wearing khaki uniform sitting in chairs in front of a building. Captioned 'Outside mess, Jan 1941, Heliopolis, Cairo'.
Top right - flying boat airborne above a river with trees on left bank. Captioned 'BOAC…

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Top left - view from the air of a desert town. Captioned 'Khartoum from the air'.
Top right - view from cockpit landing on desert runway. Captioned 'Landing on 32 runway, Wadi Halfa'.
Centre - view from the air of cliff river bank with river at…
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