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BCleggPVIsaacsonPv10003.pdf
Peter Isaacson biography relating to him surviving two tours in Bomber Command and then to being asked take a Lancaster to Australia westabout and describing his journey. Continues with early life moving to Australia, being selected for RAAF aircrew…

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To Walter Goodwin in recognition of service in second world war.

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Patrick Hogan's discharge from Army Service Corps 6th Brigade in consequence of being required for service with the Royal Australian Air Force.

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RAAF Form P/P83A issued to Steven Downes on his discharge.

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Signed by P J Hogan with embarkation and disembarkation dates.

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Name. AUST 409259 Sgt Walker D F, Heidelberg Golf Club, Lower Plenty, Victoria, Auatralia' Address of Mrs D Walker in NSW Australia. Note 'Don reported missing April 8 1943'. Bottom right - family group photograph showing four men, three in uniform…

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Three names. AUS 406088 F. D'O Barnett F/O. AUS415366 Simon G Emery. Note 'Simon killed April 1944'. AUS 422423 J N K Cameron F/O. Note 'Ron killed February 21st 1944'.
Newspaper cutting concerning Flying Officer R K McIntyre description of an…

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Top left - annotated 'RAAF, AUST 409343, Sgt Pilot Tillotson G K, Gardner Street, Box-Hill E11, Victoria, Australia'.
Bottom left - photograph of a woman wearing dress sitting on a wall. Top right - photograph of a baby in a toy car.
Bottom right…

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Cutting 1 is a Comet racer surrounded by many spectators, captioned 'History in the Making. The D.H. Comet, piloted by C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black, crossing the finishing line at Melbourne and so winning the England to Australia air race of…

MMcDonaldDA410364-151013-02.pdf
Notes on locations for Don McDonald's home, training in Australia. Notes people mentioned and scanned documents relating to a leave that Don enjoyed in London and includes a story of the leave written up by the interviewer from his notes which was…

ACouperAJ151208.mp3
Allan Joseph Couper grew up in Australia and joined the Air Training Corps as a teenager. He was employed by the State Electricity Company until he volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He was accepted for aircrew training as a pilot and…

AShuttleworthHJ151021.mp3
Joe Shuttleworth was born and raised in Brisbane but also spent a lot of time with family in the Melbourne area. He volunteered for aircrew and soon began training as a gunner. After initial training he sailed to the United States and on to the UK.…

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Ralph White grew up in Melbourne, Australia and originally joined the army. He later volunteered to become aircrew and undertook initial pilot training at Benella and Mallala in Australia before sailing to the UK via San Francisco and New York. He…

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Wal Goodwin grew up near Melbourne, was conscripted in the Australian Army but was discharged due to his father’s reserved farming occupation. He later volunteered for the Australian Air Force and received his initial training of meteorology, Morse…

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Declares that he has 21 days recreation leave due to him.

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Names and addresses of three Australian servicemen and one female relation. Sergeant Reece J G, (two addresses). Sergeant Heinwich and Mrs C W Heinwich. Sergeant Tony Story (Two addresses). Note at bottom right 'Tony reported missing after raid on…

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Certificate of service and discharge from RAAF as a Flight Sergeant, was issued when John was commissioned on 29 November 1944.

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Title '20535 Mechanician HMAS Australia, Leonard Symons, 5 Birdwood St, Frankston, Victoria.
Left - family photograph of adults and children with servicemen in navy uniform in the centre. Captioned 'Len and relatives on HMAS Australia on her…

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Writes about his daily activities and plans for the weekend. Mentions a medical problem with septic finger. Sates that he has increased his allotment and was enclosing some food ration coupons. Sent from No 1 Embarkation Depot Ransford Melbourne.

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Catches up with news and says he had been pretty lucky getting onto a modern liner with good food and weather. Writes a little about his activities. Mentions daily mass and that he knows many on board. Concludes with comments about friends and…

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SHoganPJ436464v20006.jpg
Letter of appreciation for P J Hogan's service with the Royal Australian Air Force from the Air Member for Personnel

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Letter of appreciation for his service from Air Force Board of the Royal Australian Air Force. At the bottom a Caterpillar club certificate of membership made out to F/O D V Kelly.
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