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Top left - front quarter view of a de Havilland Dove surrounded by personnel. In front a truck with men in the rear. Captioned 'Refuelling at Luluaburg Belgium Congo'.
Top right - view of clouded sky from the air. Captioned 'Looking out of…

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LPaineGH1894345v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for G H Paine, covering the period from 4 January 1945 to 25 July 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war squadron duties with 511 squadron and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Anstey, RAF Guinea Fowl, RAF…

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Broad street, urban street scene, captioned 'Livingstone Avenue Gwelo'.

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Tall clock tower with large buildings in the background, open space around it, captioned 'Boggie Clock Gwelo'.

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Large single story building with three story structure in the centre, large portico. Low hedge and grass in front, captioned 'Municipal Offices Gwelo'.

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Single storey building with colonnade across front, with car park and road, captioned 'Cecil Hotel Gwelo'.

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Two story building with low hedge and open space in front, captioned 'Girls School Gwelo'.

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Shows three storey modern building with open space in front, captioned 'Boys School Gwelo'.

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Harvard on ground, EX671, in front of hangar, captioned 'Myself in Harvard III 22 SFTS RATG Thornhill Gwelo'.

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Five photographs, first Harvard in flight, captioned 'Self flying Mk IIa Harvard'. Second, Harvard in flight captioned 'Friend flying Harvard'.
Third, aerial view of three small towns captioned, 'Thornhill Gwelo Moffat'. Fourth, aerial view,…

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Formal photograph of the 65 members of course arranged in five rows in front of hangar doors, captioned, 22 S.F.T.S. at Thornhill, Gwelo 51A course'. Annotated 'The 'Boys' of 51A Course'. The surnames are written on the individual photographs.

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Photograph of Brian Powell and Geoff, sitting on the ground, single story barrack blocks in background, captioned 'Brian Powell and self Thornhill Gwelo'.

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Thrree small photographs, first shows group of individuals crowding around a wireless set, captioned 'VJ Day Thornhill'.
Second showing Askari bugler, captioned ' 'Lights out' Askari guard Thornhill'.
Third showing Hurricane on the ground…

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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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An airman wearing shorts, tunic and topee standing with towel in hand. In the background left a man in RAF uniform walking with a woman in a dress. Behind them on the left is a swimming pool with diving board, trees and people. On the reverse of one…

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A man wearing shorts, tunic and topee, standing with swimming pool, people and trees in the background.

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LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

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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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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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Alfred Meadows was born in London. He was keen to join the RAF as aircrew but didn’t pass the medical. He was posted as a driver to RAF Old Sarum from where he witnessed the bombing of Southampton. He was posted then to South Africa. He describes…

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Air-to-air view of five aircraft in loose formation, wing of a sixth visible, flying over land with a river running left to right. On the reverse 'Forming up after take off', '1949 Thornhill'.

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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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