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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1938"

AWarrenH160325.mp3
Interview in which he describes joining the RAF in 1938 and worked as ground crew. After training in Canada, he became a flight engineer and worked on Sunderlands flying from RAF Greenock.

LClydeSmithD39856v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 10 May 1937 to 31 May 1942. Detailing his flying training, Operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Sealand, RAF Henlow, RAF Calshot, RAF Watchet, RAF…

MRaettigDW1136657-160623-030001.jpg
Red lion standing against sun burst with title 'Empire Exhibition Scotland. 1938'.

MAnsellHT1893553-160730-04.pdf
A record of Henry Ansell's time at Plaistow Secondary School, West Ham from 15th September 1936 to 25th July 1940. Includes marks for each subject, attendance, height and weight.

LHattersleyCR40699v1.pdf
Log book for Wing Commander Peter Hattersley, covering the period 10 April 1937 to 24 September 1948. It details his flying training, operations flown and other flying duties. He was stationed at Hanworth Park, RAF Reading, RAF Netheravon, RAF Little…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-030001.pdf
A service diary written by Peter Hattersley covering the period from November 1930 to 24 September 1948.Initially he served in the Royal Engineers but in February 1936 he joined the RAF. It covers his training and operations including a newspaper…

AHayleyCA160224.mp3
Jack Hayley was born in Caterham and worked for an insurance company before he joined the Royal Air Force and trained to be a pilot. He trained to fly in Canada and after going through an Operational Training Unit in England, he was posted to 625…

SMarshallS1594781v10001.jpg
Photograph 1 is of Adolf Hitler, Neville Chamberlain and five men standing around a table.
Photograph 2 is of Adolf Hitler, Neville Chamberlain and another man standing beside an ornate chair.
Captioned 'peace in our time'.

PBanksP15020045.jpg
The first photograph is of three Handley Page Harrows in flight, taken from a fourth Harrow. The closest Harrow is coded 'M'. Captioned 'No37 Squadron Born of 214 Sqdn in 1938 C/O Sqdn Leader (Batchy) Hargreaves The Original C/O of 37 Sqdn 1918'. …

PBascombeEJ1503.jpg
Ron is dressed in his airman's uniform standing beside his mother. She is wearing a dress and a coat. They are standing in a garden in front of bushes. Behind is a house. On the reverse 'Ron & his mother 1938'

MBoldyDA923995-151130-23.jpg
Certificate affirming that DA Boldy received full colours from University of London King’s College, academic year 1938/39.
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