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Bill, in khaki uniform, standing outside his tent. The tent is stamped 'US'.
On the reverse is a photographer stamp 'McCollum's Photoshop'.

Two men wearing swimming trunks.
On the reverse 'Radium Springs. USA'.

Additional information kindly provided by Frank Schilder.

Two airmen, including Bill, standing by their tent.
On the reverse 'Turner Field Georgia. USA. 1942'.

Bill standing by his tent.

Bill sitting on his bed. On the reverse 'To Mother with love' and 'Turner Field, Georgia USA'.

Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

A book about Turner Field with photographs and text. It covers all aspects of the airfield and the staff working there.

Bill Foskett’s Flying Log Book from 20th March 1942 until 9th August 1943. Training started at 3 EFTS before moving to training bases in America. Returned to England to 15 OTU from July 1943.
Served at RAF Shellingford, Souther Field USA, Cochran…

Bill Foskett’s Aviation Supply Corporation Pilot Flight Record regarding his pilot’s training from 8th July until 2nd October 1942 at the US Army Air Force Training Detachment. Served at Souther and Cochran Fields, Georgia.
Aircraft flown were…

A flying related birthday card with coloured drawings of aeroplanes. On the last page the message reads 'Thomaston, Ga. Saturday. Many returns of happy joyous birthdays. Tour Georgian friends, Mr & Mrs [indecipherable] Jones'.

A document from the church with details of the church service. It includes messages about the war.


A postcard of the First Baptist Church, Thomaston, Georgia. On the reverse is a message from AB Hawkes.

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The first of three chapters of Bill's wartime service.
There is a second copy with handwritten edits.

Pages of recognition handbook of British aircraft tabbed national markings N & S America with aircraft markings for USA (Service and CAP), Argentina (Army and Navy), Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba (Army and Navy), Equador [sic], Guatamala…

Bill Siddle's time in the RAF pieced together by research. He was a pilot who flew the Lancaster with 9 and 83 Squadrons. He was commissioned in 1944, was awarded the DFC and Bar and completed more than 60 operations. He left the service in 1946 and…

Certificates issued to Bill Siddle for Pilot Training Advanced Flying and Instrument Flight during his training at Moody Field, Georgia in 1942.

Stearman. More aircraft can be seen in the background of the right photograph. On the reverse is STEARMAN, a number "023" and a stamp dated "APR 15 1942" and the words "McCOLLUM'S PHOTO SHOP ALBANY . GA."


Vultee on an airfield. A building and parked cars can be seen in the background. On the reverse is B13 VULTEE a number "023" and a stamp dated "APR 15 1942" and the writing "McCOLLUM'S PHOTO SHOP ALBANY . GA."


The photograph on the left of the left page shows two men in military uniforms standing next to a sign with indecipherable writing near Malahat Chalet. Aircrew brevets can be seen on the top left pockets of the men's uniforms.
The photograph on the…

The photograph on the left shows the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in Albany behind some trees and a road. Cars can be seen on the road.
The photograph in the middle of the left page shows cars and other motor vehicles on a road situated…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows cars and other motor vehicles on a road with buildings lining either side of the street.
The photograph on the top centre of the left page shows women walking down a street. Signs are being carried…

The photograph on the top left of the left page shows the silhouette of some buildings.
The photograph on the top right of the left page shows three men sitting on bunk beds in an accommodation hut.
The photograph on the bottom right of the left…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows a tower block with the caption "CAREW TOWER CINCINNSTI.O."
The photograph on the right of the left page shows a bridge spanning a river with the Cincinnati skyline in the background. Th photograph…
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