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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942"

PFalgateD16030062.jpg
Don Falgate with eight other students grouped in front of single story building. Captioned 'Fellow aircrew students (Self back row, right) as [sic] Sky Harbour airport on Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Photo Spring 1942.

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Eight aircrew students, in uniform,with LAC rank badges and aircrew training flashes in their hats, standing outside Picton Post Office. Captioned 'Fellow aircrew students outside post Office, Picton, Ontario, Canada. Photo summer 1942.

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Don Falgate in flying gear and standing in the fuselage of a Bolingbroke hatch. Captioned 'Self disembarking from and in front of RCAF Bolingbroke training aircraft on completion of gunnery detail. In upper photo container in my right hand is a…

PFalgateD16030069.jpg
Don Falgate with the other seven other course members,in uniform, standing in the snow, barracks in the background. Captioned 'Having recently completed aircrew training in Canada (self second from left) and passed out as sergeant observers. Photo in…

PFalgateD16030071.jpg
Five Tiger Moths with enclosed cockpits, sitting on their dispersal. Captioned 'Completed 72 hours basic pilot training in these RCAF Tiger Moth aircraft at Sky Harbour airport, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Spring 1942.'

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PFalgateD16030073.jpg
Don Falgate and Arthur Ashworth, in uniform, shirt sleeves, Arthur with aircrew under training flash in his hat. Captioned 'Self (right) with friend, Arthur Ashworth outside barrack hut, Sky Harbour airport, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Spring…

PFalgateD16030075.jpg
Shows airfield, runways and hangars. On the reverse 'Picton station 1500ft'. Captioned 'Royal Canadian Air Force Picton Ontario Canada. Near Lake Ontario, Picture taken from 1500ft.'

PFalgateD16030079.jpg
Looking over gunners shoulder, machine gun and cockpit structure in background. Captioned 'Take off and firing at a towed target with Lewis gun aboard Fairey Battle training aircraft from RAF Picton, Ontario, Canada. Spring/summer 1942'.

PFalgateD16030081.jpg
Don Falgate, standing in the snow, full length, in uniform, with observer half wing brevet. Captioned 'Newly commissioned Pilot Officer Observer at RCAF Monckton [sic], New Brunswick. Winter 1942.'

PFalgateD16030083.jpg
Don Falgate standing by entrance steps to a railway coach, in the snow, full length, in uniform, with half wing observer brevet. Captioned 'Commissioned as a Pilot Officer at RCAF Port Arthur, Ontario. Photo shows self on the way to RCAF Monckton…

PFalgateD16030085.jpg
Single airman, with lifejacket, looking over the ships rails and lifeboats at the sea. Captioned 'A wintry day in mid Atlantic, - aboad troopship Empress of Scotland. Had to carry life jacket at all times, as ship not in convoy or escorted.'.

LMathersRW55201v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Ronald Mathers covering the period from 8 May 1942 to 30 September 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF De Winton, RAF Swift Current, RAF…

LWhittleGG1397166v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Geoffrey Whittle, navigator, covering the period from 4 November 1942 to 26 July 1953. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…

PWhybrowFHT16020009.jpg
52 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a wooden building. They are wearing sidecaps with a training flash. On the reverse is 'RAF Friends'. On the reverse of the second photograph is ' RAF. Friends Miami, Oklahoma 1942'.

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MBrileyWG1586825-151009-03.jpg
A listing of William George Briley's operational stations and squadrons.

PStorerB1604.jpg
Two airmen standing side by side on a path. Frank Hobbs is on the right. Both men are wearing battledress with a hand in pocket. Right hand man has visible half brevet. Both have cigarettes in hand. To the right the side of a building and in the…

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MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-100001.jpg
List of places and dates. Places include Freetown, Durban, Mombasa, Cape Town, Liverpool, Aden and others unreadable. Dates from February 1942 to November 1942

LHobbsFJ1262633v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Frank Hobbs, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 March 1941 to 16 March 1943 when he was killed in action. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey,…

LHughesAM417845v1.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force observer’s air gunner’s and wireless operators flying log book for Angus Murray Hughes, covering the period from 24 October 1942 to 26 September 1944. He was stationed at RAAF Mount Gambier, RAAF Port Pirie, RAAF Nhill,…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

MMolloyS[Ser#-DoB]-160212-01.pdf
Contains photographs, silhouettes and drawings of British, American and Russian aircraft, showing dimensions, armament, armour plate or glass, and position of fuel tanks. Tables set out aircraft capabilities, including range and bomb loads.

PCluettAV1551.jpg
Three single story huts surround a stand with a large number of bicycles. The ground is covered by deep snow. In the background centre are three figures.
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