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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1938"

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 &…

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…

PCollerAS17010001.jpg
Three annotated items:

Item 1 : Photograph of air raid shelter with pets
caption 1 'Air Raid Shelter constructed by a firm called "Troy" in 1938. Left [undecipherable] It was 16' deep with a poisen [sic] gas free escape hatch…

PTurnerAJ17010074.jpg
Family group of eight people plus one baby sitting in a living room with Christmas tree behind on the left.In the background a curtain. On the reverse 'Xmas 1938, Penny on grate [sic] grandmother'.

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

LDonaldsonDW70185v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…

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…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-0660001.jpg
11 school reports from 1933 to 1938.

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

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…

MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-06.pdf
London County Council driving licence for Frank Hobbs address Tooting. Valid 1 December 1937 to 30 November 1938 with extension sticker to 9 December 1940. One conviction stamp for minor offence 20 November 1939

MRedgraveHC743047-160216-010001.jpg
A licence issued to Harry Redgrave

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.

ARossiterHC150913.mp3
Harry Rossiter grew up in East London but his family moved to Essex which gave Harry a “ringside view” of the Battle of Britain. He volunteered as a bicycle messenger and tried to join the Royal Navy as a telegraphist. He was encouraged to join…

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…

SHookerFJ1805487v10035.jpg
A half length portrait of James Hooker in naval uniform captioned 'Brother James William first photograph in uniform 1938.' Also included is a photograph of a gravestone for Hilda Ruth Hooker and James William Hooker who died in a prisoner of war…

YRedgraveJM743047v1.pdf
Diary kept by Jessie Redgrave with detailed daily entries on her life.

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…

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…

LTurnerAJ561939v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A J Turner, covering the period from 18 February 1935 to 31st August 1939. Detailing his flying training and pre-war flying duties with 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. He was stationed in Egypt and at RAF Aldergrove, RAF…

SNewtonJL742570v10030-0001.jpg
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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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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PCheshireGL1812.jpg
Side view of an Alfa Romeo 6C with a building in the background right and trees behind. Reported as GN 3064. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PCheshireGL1813.jpg
Front view of open an Alfa Romeo 6C parked on driveway with figure wearing flat cap in driving seat (Leonard Cheshire). License GN3064. In the background trees. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PCheshireGL1814.jpg
Front side view of an Alfa Romeo 6C with engine hood on its right side open to show engine. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor
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