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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1938"

BPowellNIPowellNIv1.pdf
Gives qualifications as aeronautical engineer. Education and employment history including service in the RAF from 1943 to 1947. Management experience and family background.

BTaylorJTayorJv1.pdf
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.

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PBellOH21010048.jpg
Port side of a biplane with two more behind. On the reverse 'Oliver Bell flew in this aircraft in Aden 1938'.

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PBellOH21010017.jpg
A man on a donkey watched by a small boy. The man has a hat and a hockey stick. The reverse has 'Polo on Christmas Day'. The reverse of a second copy has 'Oliver Bell in Aden around 1938'.

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SChristianAL29160v10040-0008.jpg
Two photographs of holiday snaps.
#1 is Arnold and his two boys, captioned ' L-R: Arnold Louis, Derek Allan, Brian Arnold Holidays - 1937'.
#2 is four children captioned 'from top: Brian, Margaret (family friend), Derek, June summer holiday -…

SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

LFlintJ121331v1.pdf
J Flint’s Flying Log Book covering the period 30 August 1938 to 16 February 1944.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…

SGillK1438901v20020.pdf
Biography of Arthur Alexander Gill and memories of his cousin Kenneth Gill. Writes of working in the same firm as Kenneth Gill before the war. Too young to join forces, he was employed in Blackburn aircraft stores. Was called up in December 1944.…

PLutwycheCE1718.jpg
A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in front of a Blenheim. Information supplied with the collection states '1938 RAF Wyton 114 Squadron (C.E.L. absent on leave)'.

PBennettHW17010004.jpg
An air-to-air image of a Fairey Battle. On the reverse 'Fairey Battle 88 Sqdn 1938 Boscombe Down'.

PPriceAP19020023.jpg
Top left - tug of war team picking up rope. Captioned 'C Sqd tug team 1938'.
Top right - View from below of formation of four Hawker Harts. Captioned 'Harts'.
Bottom left - front quarter view of a Sunderland airborne over open countryside.…

PPriceAP19020015.jpg
Full length image of ab airman wearing greatcoat and peaked cap. Captioned 'Myself 1938'.

PPriceAP19020014.jpg
A full length image of an airman wearing great coat and peaked cap standing on road. Captioned 'Wilkie 1938'.

PPriceAP19020003.jpg
Top - an airman wearing tunic with side cap stands alongside a boy in shorts and a man wearing civilian jacket and tie. In the background houses. Captioned 1940.
A missing photograph was captioned 'Myself 1938'.
Bottom left - a man and a woman…

PPriceAP19020002.jpg
Top left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic and peaked cap standing on path. Captioned 'Cranwell 1938'.
Top right - full length image of an airman wearing tunic and peaked cap. Captioned 'Wilkie 1938'.
Bottom - full length image of an…

SAdderM175073v10007.pdf
Reports from Kingston upon Hull Grammar School from autumn term 1934 to spring term 1939.

OWierT500238-170122-04.jpg
Extract of record for Tadeusz Wierzbowski gives personal and service details. Includes decoration cross of valour.

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OWierT500238-170122-03.pdf
Gives personal details dates and locations postings.

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BMannAMannAv5.pdf
Starts with early life and interest in aviation, including photographs of pre WW2 aircraft seen at Croydon airport. Recollects going to last open day at RAF Biggin Hill. Continues account of events of lead up to and start of the war. Writes a little…

BMannAMannAv3.pdf
Reminisces about pre-war and early war days as a schoolboy in Lewisham. Recalls events at the beginning of the war. Includes photographs of aircraft and naval ships. Continues with history of events through the war's early years including…

BCleggPVChadwickRv10001.jpg
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…

LPrickettTO40427v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 26 October 1937 to 30 April 1940. Detailing his flying training and flying instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Netheravon, RAF Linton-on-Ouse, RAF Upavon…

MWareingR86325-161005-76.jpg
List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

PJeziorskiAFK17010003.jpg
Andrzej Jeziorski on a horse, named as Gezisza. Information supplied with the collection states 'Summer Vacation 1938'.

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