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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-02-26"

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Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

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Writes of winter weather and snow. Comments on good weather in North Africa he reported in his latest letters. Notes they have not had much fog, possibly because they are out of town. Catches up with news of visitor and other activities. Joy to have…

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Delighted to have received two more letters dated 16 and 25 November. Lists letters that have arrived and mentions stamps on them. Writes of trying to send letter in Oxo tin along with tea, cigarettes and chocolate but authorities in Nelson refused…

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Writes of reading one of his latest letters and glad he has better circumstances and able to have walks. Mentions autumn and winter weather they have had. Writes of their activities and hope that he can have a fire. Comments on content of other of…

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Writes of last letters received and latest cable. Asks about dogs he mentioned in camps and catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions other correspondence and passes on news. Writes of father going out on night duty and comments on the…

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Reports arrival of mail and notes all sent up to 4 February apart from one had now arrived. Glad his letters had also gotten to them. Writes about books he is reading. Mentions correspondence with family of Eric Pickles a navy man in the camp.…

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John Watkins was working in retail in Rotherham and in 1939 he joined 218 Squadron ATC. He joined the RAF in February 1942 at RAF Cardington, and did his initial training at Blackpool. In December 1942 he did his wireless training at RAF Yatesbury.…
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