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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

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Three men standing in uniform with slouch hats holding shovels and pickaxe. Arthur Atkins is in the centre. In the immediate background a row of tents, in the far background a sparsely wooded hill. Captioned '1941'

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A listing of William George Briley's operational stations and squadrons.

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Head and shoulders portrait of RAF airman with a different small head and shoulders portrait underneath. On the reverse 'Billy Akrill 1941/43'.

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Photo 1 is a Whitley in flight. It is captioned 'Whitley MkV 1940 77 Sqdn, Topcliffe 1941'.
Photo 2 is eight airmen in flying kit standing in the snow at the nose of a Whitley, captioned 'Jim & Crew pre take off 1941'.

LLayneWH963102v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

LPerryWRP1317696v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 24 November 1941 to 19 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Ansty, RCAF De Winton, RCAF Calgary, RCAF Moncton, RAF Ossington, RAF Scampton, RAF North…

LLucasWE122826v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W E Lucas, covering the period from 7 November 1940 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Derby, RAF Montrose, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Honington,…

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Notes that children had shared hardship and should be proud of their effort. Signed 'George RI'. On the reverse 'Important War dates' with table of dates fro 1939-1945.

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16 photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is the waterfront taken from the ferry.
Photo 2 is the waterfront taken from Stanley Park.
Photo 3 is a river and mountains, captioned 'A little more Rockies'.
Photo 4 is of two bridges,…

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Two oxen harnessed together are pulling on a pole for a rotary machine - possibly a well. An African man stands by a barrel on the left. In the background a hut and hills. On the reverse 'Untali, 1941'.

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Two shirtless men wearing shorts standing in long grass holding an object between them. The man on the left is wearing a topee. In the background bush and trees. On the reverse 'Pedro Walker and Lo[...] Sellers, Mt Hampden, Rhodesia, 1941'.

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The loss of Colin Farrant and the award of a Distinguished Flying Medal to Donald Cochrane are reported in a newspaper article. They were friends who joined up together at the age of 15. Colin Farrant went missing on an operation to Essen. Donald…

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Details of journeys carried out between 29 June 1941 and June 1944. Each line shows date, departure and arrival location and via places.

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Page, annotated 'Initial Training Wing Oct - '41 - Jan '42'.
Colour postcard, captioned 'Torquay Riviera', annotated 'Our Church for Sunday parades', 'Messing and billets in long white building'.
Postcard captioned 'The Harbour and Vane Hill',…

OWhiteheadT1502391-180307-02.pdf
States that Tom Whitehead was released from service as a Warrant Officer on 14 April 1946.

LSayerT591744v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilot's flying log book for Sergeant Tom Sayer from 28 July 1941 to 17 December 1944. Detailing training and operations flown with Coastal Command and Bomber Command.After training in the United States and Canada he served at…

PHicksDK15010047.jpg
In the foreground a Tiger Moth with pilots in both cockpits and an airman standing behind the wing. In the background two more Tiger Moths. On the reverse 'Tiger Moths on the strip RAF Mount Hampden, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 1941'.

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In the foreground, four airmen, two standing and two sitting around a stove on the ground in long grass. To the left a car with open door. In the background a Tiger Moth with several men standing around it. On the reverse 'Forced landing in the bush,…

PHicksDK15010057.jpg
A Tiger Moth with wings dismantled loaded onto a lorry. There is an airman in topee on top of the aircraft. In the foreground a group of African on lookers, On the reverse 'Bush prang loaded on to a 3 toner and ready to return to camp, RAF Mount…

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A formation of three Stirlings flying over Cambridgeshire. [nb. The album notes suggest these were 15 Sqn aircraft. However by April 1942 when the photo was taken by Charles Brown they had transferred from 15 Sqn to 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit based…

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Letter 1 is a covering letter for Harry Redgrave's Certificate of Service and Discharge, dated 29 July 1941.
Letter 2 corrects Harry Redgrave's service to include his attendance at an Air Observer's course on a new Certificate of Discharge and…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an enlargement from photo 2. Six airmen in khaki and shorts are standing at the front of a B-24. The individuals are annotated underneath 'Jock Jim (E) Soapy Wee Jock Syd Ches' and captioned 'Hastie &…

BColemanTEColemanTEv1.pdf
Describes growing up in the Netherlands before the war. Writes of the political situation in the Netherlands before the war. Mentions the invasion by the Germans and subsequently describes life under occupation. Includes photographs of Rotterdam…
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