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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

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A note book used by Fred as a log book.

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Official document with personal details. Service commenced 19 March 1941. Selected and passed as pilot. List units during training.

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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Table with dates target/operation and flying time from December 15 1940 up to 12 June 1941.

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Thimble with '1941-1991, 50 years of Lancaster' on one side and painting of aircraft on the other.

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Top - a man and a woman in winter clothes standing with tree in the background. Captioned 'Janine and Freddy de Greef, France 1941'. Bottom - an RAF officer on the left stands talking to a man in army uniform and a woman in wedding dress. Captioned…

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Head and shoulder portrait of a man wearing dark suit and tie. On the reverse 'to my dear Jack, [....],, your guide on the way of freedom, 1941'.

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Large group of trainees, arranged in three rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse most of the individuals have signed their names.
Information supplied with the collection identifies it as RAF Finningley in 1941, Aircrew receiving centre group.

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On the left a serviceman wearing tunic with his hands on the shoulders of a young boy in shorts and shirt standing in front of him. On the left a lady wearing dress and holding a baby. On the reverse 'Ian Wynn, Kathleen, David and Tony (Patrick…

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Seventeen airmen wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in three rows. On the reverse 'C Flight E.F.T.S. Brough, Yorkshire, 1940/41, left to right, top row, Peter Bern, Eddie McBarnett, Neville Chamberlain, Neil Allen, Maurice Gruber,…

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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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Left side. Titled 'South Africans at Szubin Oflag XXIB [..] 42, 43'. Nineteen men wearing a variety of uniform, five squatting down in front the others standing. In the background a single story brick building. Captioned 'Reg Allwoood (SR), Bush…

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Left side. Top - titled 'South Africans at Barth, Stalag Luft 1'. Eight men standing in line in snow. Fence in the background. Captioned '[....], 41/42, McGarr (killed),Charlie Black, Eric Clyde Harley, John Stevens, Roxburgh, George Framley, Roy…

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Approximately 400 personnel sitting and standing in four rows in front of a hangar. All are wearing tunics and side or peaked caps. Captioned '102 Squadron Ground Staff 1941'.

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A group of Cadets arranged in five rows, captioned '204 Sqdn ATC Lincoln'.

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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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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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King George VI on a stand behind a partially constructed Battle 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 &…

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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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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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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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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'.

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A woman wearing a fur coat and hat standing by a tree and holding her handbag. The ground is snow covered. On the reverse 'Jessie Canada'.

Photographic processing information gives address of '229 Portage Ave'.
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