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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-03"

PRidingRH2109.jpg
A full length portrait of Ron in greatcoat with trainee flash on his cap. On the reverse 'St Johns tons of love. Ron'. It is stamped 'Mar 1942'.

PRidingRH21040021.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

PRidingRH21040020.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

PRidingRH21040019.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Quebec.
#2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
#3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat.
#4 is a sign for the No. 9 Air…

PRidingRH21040018.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street views with a burned out house.
#3 is a steam powered freight train.
#4 is a steam powered freight train crossing a bridge, seen from a road bridge.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

PRidingRH21040017.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

PRidingRH21040016.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

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PRidingRH21040015.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is a city at the side of a river.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing of an aircraft.
#4 is Montreal with three bridges crossing the St…

PRidingRH21040014.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

PRidingRH21040013.jpg
Four oblique aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a bridge crossing a frozen river and another bridge leading to a small island.
#2 is two bridges, Honor Mercier, crossing the St Lawrence river.
#3 is the Jacques Cartier bridge…

PRidingRH21030003.jpg
Ron in flying kit, on the wing of an Anson.

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PRidingRH21010012.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a half length portrait of an airman in flying kit inside an aircraft.
#2 is a pilot in his seat in an Anson. It is stamped Mar 1942.

PStimpsonMC19010104.jpg
Four airmen standing on steps. On the reverse 'March 1942 Terry. Davis. (Dave) Pete. MS

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Two pages detailing some of Sam's time in Egypt.
Photo 1 is HMS Sagitta from the air.
Photo 2, 3 and 4 are Sam working on a lamp.
Photo 5 is Sam playing tennis.
Photo 6 is Sam and colleague in khaki and shorts.
Photo 7 is a letter in…

BThickettPSaundersEJv10010.jpg
A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

PLaneRJ15010001.jpg
Large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in three rows at the front of a Halifax. Information supplied with the collection identifies the group as 35 Squadron, March 1942. Taken at the time of handover from Wing Commander Whitworth to Wing…

PCothliffKB15110096.jpg
A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in three rows in front of a Halifax. Information supplied with the collection states 'Official 35 Squadron Squadron Photograph taken March 1942. Pilot Officer Reg Lane is seated front row 8th from the…

CSouthwellBR-160903-02.jpg
A military map of Tripoli with items of strategic importance marked.

PFordTA17110034.pdf
Eleven photographs from an album.
Deep snow around the airfield.
Photo 3 is captioned 'Hangars slightly u/s'.
Photo 4 is two airmen standing behind a snow bank, captioned 'Up to the neck in snow'.
Photo 5 is a huge snow drift, captioned 'Typical…

SHudsonJD755052v20005.pdf
Transcripts of nearly 50 telegrams between Douglas Hudson and his parents between August 1941 and November 1942.

PValentineJRM18040004-0005.jpg
Top left: a group of men sitting on side of a square pool. On the left a man is launching a model steam boat. Captioned 'D41 W O Bristow's Steam Boat, Stalag Luft 3, 42'. Top right: a man squatting down on the edge of a pool launching a model steam…

PLongTCA1608.jpg
Large group of airmen arranged in four rows. The first row seated, two rows standing and the third row standing on a bench. They are photographed in an area of rough ground with a large tree behind.

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Writes of journey from home to Eastbourne. Mentions mid course exams coming up that week and end of course exams in 3 or 4 weeks time. Says it was good to be home, but such a rush around he wished for a longer stay.

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Describes difficulty of travel by train due to restrictions. Has very little free time. Catches up with home news of family and friends. Hopes to be home on Friday.
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