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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "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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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'

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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'. …

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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'.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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Red lion standing against sun burst with title 'Empire Exhibition Scotland. 1938'.

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…

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.

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

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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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…

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.…

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List medals for David Donaldson including Distinguished Service order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross. Medal for Joyce Donaldson, War Medal 1939-45. Lists RAF Service for David Donaldson from 1934 to demob in November 1945. Lists Joyce…

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

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

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.

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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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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…

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…

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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'.
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