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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1935"

The story of Roy Chadwick, Chief Designer of A.V. Roe & Co Ltd from 1919 to 1947, The aircraft he designed, and the lasting contribution he made to Britain's aviation industry. Covers chapter 1 - 15. Starts with early years and then a has a chapter…

Note 'with love to Jenny from Valerie Shirly Xmas 1935'.

Reports from Kingston upon Hull Grammar School from autumn term 1934 to spring term 1939.

Bill in pith helmet and khaki shorts. Information supplied with the collection states '935 Query Did he go to Egypt with 33 Squadron. It looks possible!'


A man wearing civilian suit standing in garden with bushes and garden roller behind. On the reverse 'Jubilee day 1935, new suit'.

Two images of a group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Hawker Hart. On the reverse is 'Taken at Robat 1935. It was a bit ambitious. Panoramic. Oliver is extreme right - second row. You may need a magnifying glass. The Hangar is canvas -…

An aerial view of the airstrip and camp at Robat. It is captioned 'No 12 (B) Squadron Robat Aden S Arabia 1935/36'.

An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

Ronnie Abbott’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book between 1 May 1934 until 29 September 1937. Initially as an air gunner with 8 (B) Squadron in the Middle East before transferring back to England in 1937. Underwent pilot training with 50 (B)…

A full length portrait of a Yemini tribesman. On the reverse 'Tribesman from the hills Aden 1935'.

A group of two adults and two children standing in front of two Vickers Vincents. It is captioned 'Murbat Trip (5 planes). 100 miles from Aden'. two aircraft including K4131 are behind them.

Three men watching a frying pan and kettle. Behind is a Vickers Vincent. On the reverse '1935 Murbat. Murbat trip (5 machines) 1935'.

A view of the beach annotated on the reverse 'Rocks at Murbat 1935 "Cruise".'

Two identical images of two seated hockey players, Ronnie Abbott is on the left. On the reverse of the second is 'Aden 1935. Me and my pal. What a pair. Net.' 'Net' was Ronnie Abbott's family nickname.

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The captain of 8 Squadron receives the Hockey Cup from Mrs Portal, watched by families. E R Abbott is standing with his back to the camera. On the reverse 'Aden 1935. No 8 Sqd Hockey Captain (LAC Arthur) Receiving Hockey Cup from Mrs Portal. (What a…

Four photographs from Microphone Mania.
#1 Eight members of the cast of a musical.
On the reverse 'Cast of "Microphone Mania" produced at Khormaksar - 1935 by No 8 (B) Sqd'. ER Abbott is fourth from the right wearing a blazer.
#2 There is a second…

Ten camels on a desert track. On the reverse 'Aden 1935. Camel caravan on desert road'.


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