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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942"

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

LThompsonAJB121138v1.pdf
Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book from 17th January 1942 to 4th February 1943, detailing his training and duties as a Bomb Aimer. He was stationed at: SAAF Queenstown (No. 47 Air School), SAAF Port Alfred (No.…

LMcCredieJ418236v1.pdf
Air Forces in India pilots flying log book for J D McCredie, covering the period from 12 August 1942 to 24 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAAF Temora, RAAF Point Cook, RAF South…

PFittGE1516.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing tunic with brevet, three in front all with sergeants rank visible and four behind. Submitted with caption 'Claxton Crew, late 1942'.

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LCotterJDP168678v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J D Cotter, covering the period from 11 January 1942 to 22 April 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Caron, RCAF North Battleford, RAF Swanton Morley,…

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…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030016.jpg
Top - six airmen, two sitting on steps and four standing on step behind, all wearing battledress with brevet. In the background a brick building with doorway on left. On the right a sign with Maltese cross. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030012.jpg
Top - full length image of an officer wearing tunic with half brevet and peaked cap standing in front of a door to a building with sign 'commanding officer adjutant'. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/16. F/Lt Charles Martin 106…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030004.jpg
Top - six airmen, four standing an two sitting on steps. All are wearing battledress with brevet. In the background a door to a building. To the left a sign with Maltese cross. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/35 and MAVC37-15…

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

SFarrAA1434564v10001.pdf
Flying log book for A A Farr, air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 6 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Mount Joli, RAF Church Broughton, RAF Binbrook, RAF…

LBallantyneWM1395001v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W M Ballantyne, covering the period from 3 March 1942 to 18 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, Duties with 267 transport squadron, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at SAAF Wonderboom, SAAF…

LValentineLD185002v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L Valentine, covering the period from 7 October 1941 to 29 August 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Theale, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Medicine Hat, RAF Shawbury, RAF Stradishall, RAF Bicester and…

MAndersonWG1501026-150410-01.pdf
Includes some personal details, medical classification, inoculations, identity cards issued and a will.

PDunbarJL1603.jpg
Full face portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Submitted with caption '1942 Jimmy'.

PDunbarJL1602.jpg
Full face portrait of a man wearing jacket and tie. Submitted with the caption '1942 Jimmy in the RAF'.

PDunbarJL1601.jpg
Full length image of JL Dunbar and “Betty” Dodridge. An airman wearing uniform tunic standing with his arm round a woman to the left wearing light checked skirt and jacket. In the background a lattice fence and part of a house. Submitted with…

PCameronD2013.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron Cochran Field 1942'.

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PCameronD2011.jpg
Four airmen, three with unbuttoned tunics and the fourth carrying his tunic over an arm. standing arm-in-arm in a row with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'On leave near Macon GA' On the reverse 'Four of the five musketeers, off the…

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PCameronD2009.jpg
Four men with uniform tunics unbuttoned and two with side caps standing on a wooden bridge with wooden railings. Pathway through trees to a building in the background. Submitted with caption 'n leave near Manon GA. Don Cameron second right'. On the…

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PCameronD2008.jpg
A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

PCameronD2007.jpg
On the left a man wearing khaki uniform using a camera. On the right another man wearing khaki looks on. In the background a long row of tents. Submitted with caption 'Tent city Turner Field GA. Don Cameron (with camera) and Bonditch 1942'.

PCameronD2006.jpg
A large group of trainees all wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a building. Submitted with caption 'Lodwich School of Aeronautics Course 43B 1942 4th row 4th from right Don Cameron'.

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