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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-05-28"

A hand written letter to Mrs Hunt from Mrs Southwell, asking for news on Mrs Hunt's son, who went missing in action.

Fulfilled necessary conditions while in Air Training Corps and qualified in the pilot/observer syllabus of training.

Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

A vertical aerial photograph of Leeming showing the extension to two runways to the south and south east. Halifaxes can be seen on dispersals.
It is annotated '8 TPC 28.5.43// F5" 6" = 1 mile Leeming'.

Reports arrival of responses from him to two of their cables and asks about content of one which puzzled her a bit. There follows considerable discussion on sending him shoes he ask for including mention of clothing coupons. Concludes with mention of…

Reports that relatives had now left so more time to write. Granddad seems to have enjoyed his visit and gave her £2 in tanks for looking after him. Mentions that expenditure is restricted by coupons for clothing. Delighted to get his latest cable…

Writes of activities with granddad and other relatives an reminisces over past events. Comments on previous week's good weather but had now changed. Mentions spring and that father had mowed the lawn twice.

Reports arrival of latest mail and comments on news from home. Writes that depression is difficult to shake off sometimes as everything in camp is organised with same routine day after day and nothing new. Writes of the weather at Laghouat. Hopes…

Explains three religious books that he has sent to John Valentine. Catches up with family news.


She thanks him for returning five photograps to her. Writes about difficulties with weekend visit to the country. She mentions that she is worried that a neighbour’s house was burgled and that she had notified the police sergeant that her and her…
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