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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

LLeicesterLD416687v1.pdf
Flying log book for L D Leicester covering the period from 11 November 1941 to 12 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. It also contains an extract for the award of a bar to his DFC, technical notes, certificates…

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …

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Sam on vacation with women, bears and Vancouver then returning home on a ship.
Photo 1, 2 and 3 are views of the Rockies.
Photo 4 is Vancouver.
Photo 5 is Sam looking at a bear.
Photo 6 is a native Canadian totem pole.
Photo 7, 8 and 10 are of…

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Sam's graduation ceremony then further training on Battles and Astro on Ansons.
Photo 1 and 2 are the menu for the graduation meal.
Photo 3 is the ticket for the graduation dance.
Photo 4 is the tables set for the graduation meal.
Photo 5 is the…

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Sam at work and play in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam at the navigator's station on an Anson.
Photo 2 and 4 snowy landscapes from an Anson.
Photo 3 is an air to air of the starboard side of an Anson.
Photo 5 is an ice hockey team resting.
Photo 6 is…

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Two printed sheets with six photographs.
The text describes his early training then transfer to Canada learning on Ansons in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam standing in the snow outside a hut.
Photo 2 is a ship.
Photo 3 is Sam and friend leaning on an…

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Front quarter view of a Lancaster airborne just above the ground with undercarriage down. Below a runway and in the background hangars. On the reverse 'Avro Lancaster 1941. A lovely photo taken at Avro's aerodrome by the assembly works (not in…

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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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In the centre H M the King wearing a light suit and tie at the front of a progression of men in suits. To either side workmen at machine benches. Inside a factory building. On the reverse 'The King visits Chadderton about 1941. Roy Chadwick mid photo…

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Three men on a stand behind a partially constructed aircraft looking into the cockpit. In the foreground other men look on and in the background many spectators. Scene inside factory with skylights. On the reverse 'H M King George VI at A V Roe & Co…

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A Certificate detailing Charles' trades and ranks in the RAF with dates, issued by the Record Office.

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…

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A formation of three Stirlings flying over Cambridgeshire.

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Photo 1 is Sergeant Len Jones, Home Guard at Banwell in 1943.
Photos 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are ships forming up for a 1941 convoy from Boston. The photographer is Arthur's friend Cecil Reid.

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Photo 1 is the wedding party standing outside the church. Arthur Thomas is the best man.
Photo 2 is a small group including choir boys outside the church.
Photo 3 is the bride, groom and a bridesmaid.
Photo 4 is a man and woman standing on the…

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Photos 1, 2, 3 and 4 are of the Cutty Sark and HMS Victory at Greenwich in 1940.
Photos 5, 6, 7 and 8 are bomb damage to John Lewis store in Oxford Street, London.

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LEdmundsAE430709v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A E Edmunds, covering the period from 18 August 1941 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penhold, RAF Hatfield, RAF Prestwick, RAF Dishforth, RAF…

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Philosophical letter from Roger about his pacifist views on life and offering advice. Includes and extract from Douglas Hudson's book 'Destined to fly again' explaining that he used to visit an English lady and her two conscientious objector sons…

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Three certificates for his service in the Air Training Corps.

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STyrieJSB87636v1.1.pdf
A wartime log kept by Jim Tyrie whilst being kept a prisoner of war. He was shot down on 10th April 1941 and imprisoned for 4 years, 1 month and 16 days. It contains cartoons, sketches and maps.
He lists the men who were shot after recapture during…

STyrieJSB87636v2.2.pdf
A wartime log kept by Jim Tyrie. He lists his crew on the night they were shot down over Berlin, the construction of tin trays, addresses of co-prisoners, cartoons, London restaurants, newspaper cuttings in German and English and finally more…

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Provides dates and family history from their engagement to after the war including John's time as prisoner of war and in hospital after his return. Lists letters and dates and provides locations of where they were written.

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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'.

LTyrieJSB87636v1.pdf
Flying log book for J S B Tyrie covering the period from 1 July 1939 to 9 August 1959. Detailing his flying training and operations flown Following which he was shot down 9 April 1941 and became a prisoner of war. Returning to flying duties 25 May…

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Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a house surrounded by countryside, captioned "The Digs".
Photo 2 is a sea view captioned 'Towards Pwllheli'.
Photo 3 is a valley captioned 'More Soch Valley'.
Photo 4 is a sea view, captioned 'South Aber…
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