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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1938"

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23/4/37 to 14/6/43, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and photographic…

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…

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

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…

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…

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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

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LMitchellJEF550261v1.pdf
L Mitchell’s air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 1 July 1936 to 17 September 1941. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at Upper Heyford, Driffield, Boscombe Down and Linton-on-Ouse…

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Side view of an open topped car captioned 'KD Magnette £50, 1938'. Captioned in frame '1938 K D Magnette bought 1938 for £50. M of Supply requisitioned tubes and tires. Reason! Not taxed or insured, missing was not an excuse!'.

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PRichardsonF16010002.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two young girls on trikes.
Photo 2 and 3 are three men in front of a house. They are annotated '1938 Just the three of us'.

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

PHarringtonBR17010003.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing tunic and peaked cap. On the reverse 'Basil first joined the RAF, S 692 A, 1938'.

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Brown envelope with text 'Photographs, Basil Harrington, on first joining RAF 1938 and 1939. Photo of 226 Squadron with B-25 Mitchell'.

PBartlettH1512.jpg
Eighteen men some in Army uniform, some in civilian clothes sitting and standing in front of trees. Captioned 'Some of the jocks 1938'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Left page - letter from John Collier on Norfolk and Nowich Aero Club headed paper, thanking Jill Nicholls for her letter which thanked him for the flight she took with him. Right page - Title at top - 'Alex Henshaw Kings Cup 1938 and Cape records…

LLancasterJO103509v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 6 July 1937 to 15 September 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Anstey, RAF Desford, RAF Sealand, RAF…

PThomasAF20010035.jpg
Photo 1 is a man with a dog.
Photo 2 is man sitting on a fence.
Photo 3 is a man sitting on a tractor.
Photo 4 is a man sitting on a fence.
Photo 5 is a man standing on a brick wall.
These five images are captioned '1938 Cecil William Reid &…

PThomasAF20010032.jpg
Photo 1 is a man in a suit rowing a boat, identified as Dick Osmond.
Photo 2 is a woman leaning on a boat, identified as Lena Hodge.
Photo 3 is a couple including Arthur Thomas.
Photo 4 and 5 are two different couples in two boats.
Photo 6 is a…

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PThomasAF20010031.jpg
Photo 1 and 2 are a woman standing in a garden, identified as Aunt Laura.
Photo 3 is Arthur's mother, standing in a garden.
Photo 4 is Arthur standing in a garden.
Photo 5 and 6 are of a man standing beside a field gun, identified as Uncle Adrian…

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11 school reports from 1933 to 1938.

PHopgoodPD16010007.jpg
Six photographs on an album page:
Photo 1 - a sea view, captioned 'Llanfaethlu Bay'.
Photo 2 - a beach, captioned 'Sandy Beach'.
Photo 3 - beach view, captioned 'Holyhead from Sandy Beach'.
Photo 4 - a model aircraft, captioned 'Spitfire'.
Photo…
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