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ABattyPH161014.mp3
Philip Batty grew up in Walsall. He discusses the death of his older brother Dennis, a wireless operator with 226 Squadron, early in the Second World War. Philip volunteered for aircrew. After training, he was posted to 50 Squadron at RAF Sturgate as…

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Ken Hicks in shorts, shirt and topee standing outside a corrugated iron building with many windows. On the reverse 'Me taken at Mt Hampden, Salisbury, S Rhodesia, The sun is at a very low angle, and my knees are clean. Ken Hicks 1941'.

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A man wearing short sleeved shirt, shorts and topee crouching by a small stone cairn with a wooden pole. On the reverse 'Mt Hampden, Salisbury, gold claim, Taff Dalling, 1941

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A man in short sleeved shirt and shorts standing by a tree feeding a monkey. In the background trees. On the reverse 'Pedro Walker feeding a monkey, Vic Falls, 1942'.

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A man in short sleeved shirt, shorts and side cap standing in a river by the edge of a cataract. In the distance the river disappears over a fall. On the reverse 'Pedro Walker, Victoria Falls. July 1942, (Devils Cataract)'.

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A man with short sleeves is holding two cats while standing in front of an open door. In the background a corrugated iron building. On the reverse 'Alan and the catts [sic], Mt Hampden, Salisbury S. Rhodesia May 1941'.

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A man in shorts standing in front of a tree. To the left two buildings and to the right a straw hut and another tree. On the reverse 'My pal Jonny with rifle at Mr Baston's farm. (A Roman Candle Tree', S. Rhodesia 1-6-41, S Africa'.

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Air-to-air view of Anson ZP, VS519, flying over mainly open country. Wing of camera aircraft visible in foreground. Captioned 'Phil over Thornhill 1949'.

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LBattyPH220759v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s, flight engineer’s for Philip Batty, wireless operator, covering the period from 7 February 1944 to 31 October 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war flying and instructor…

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A road lined with white rocks runs left to right. On the far side a number of buildings and in the centre two cars parked by a small stand of trees. On the reverse 'RAF Mount Hampden, 1941, Salisbury, S Rhodesia'.

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Street view with shops either side. On the left a colonnade walkway. On the right are single and two storey shops, some with colonnades. In the centre of the row T Forbes and Son Jeweller. Two cars and a cyclist in the street.

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Ten men in swimming trunks. Eight men standing in front with arms round each other shoulders. Two other men stand behind. In the background a swimming pool and single storey buildings. On the reverse of the b/w photograph 'Before we broke up, two…

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Formal photograph of 20 aircrew of No 5 Flying Training School, arranged in four rows. Captioned 'Thornhill Southern Rhodesia 1948'. Corrugated iron structure and hedge in background.

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A Tiger Moth with wings dismantled loaded onto a lorry. There is an airman in topee on top of the aircraft. In the foreground a group of African on lookers, On the reverse 'Bush prang loaded on to a 3 toner and ready to return to camp, RAF Mount…

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Two Tiger Moths upside down on a grass airfield after a collision. The right hand Tiger Moth's nose is under the rear fuselage of the one on the left. Several men are standing by or climbing on the aircraft. On the reverse 'Typical prang, RAF Mount…

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Close up of the rear cockpit of a Tiger Moth with another Tiger Moths nose and propeller buried in the rear cockpit of the first. Both aircraft are inverted. On the reverse 'Bloke in the back bought it, RAF Mount Hampden, 1941, S. Rhodesia'.

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In the foreground a Tiger Moth with pilots in both cockpits and an airman standing behind the wing. In the background two more Tiger Moths. On the reverse 'Tiger Moths on the strip RAF Mount Hampden, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 1941'.

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Ben Openshaw (left) and an airmen by a cliff. The man in front is sitting wearing shorts, short sleeved shirt and side cap. In the background a huge waterfall.

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Two shirtless men wearing shorts standing in long grass holding an object between them. The man on the left is wearing a topee. In the background bush and trees. On the reverse 'Pedro Walker and Lo[...] Sellers, Mt Hampden, Rhodesia, 1941'.

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Scenic shot of mountains in the distance. A low hill in the foreground left with valley beyond. In the foreground sparse bush-land. Second photograph same as the first, on the reverse 'Umtali, Rhodesia, 1943, Christmas pass'.

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Two oxen harnessed together are pulling on a pole for a rotary machine - possibly a well. An African man stands by a barrel on the left. In the background a hut and hills. On the reverse 'Untali, 1941'.

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A large waterfall in a gorge with tree lined cliffs either side. On the reverse 'Victoria Falls, July 1942, 400 ft drop'.

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A large waterfall falls into a river in a gorge with cliffs either side. On the reverse 'Vic Falls 1942'.

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Falls in the distance and a river stream in the bottom right disappears over a fall. In the foreground trees.

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In the foreground, the Zambezi river runs in a narrow gorge with steep cliffs either side. In the background the Victoria Falls waterfall. Scene is framed by trees.
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