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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-04"

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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James ‘Jim’ Albert Dellow had to register the start of the war he as he was 18 years old. On being asked which service he would prefer, he opted for the Royal Air Force as a pilot. Whilst waiting for his call up, he worked in an insurance office…

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Jack Jarmey was born in Romford Essex. At the age of five. following the death of his father, Jack moved to live with his grandparents in Illfracolme. Despite excellent results in all his subjects at Grammar School Jack left school at 15 to work in…

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Notes describing first leaflet sortie, problems with starboard engine, forced landing and activities in France and return to England. Then moves on to 207 Squadron and lists operations and flying after finishing second tour and post war.

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During this period Keith was under training in Canada and then in England from June 1943 on 28 OTU at RAF Wymswold.

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Addressed to Stalag Luft 1. Welcomes him to Caterpillar Club and encloses membership card.

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Robert Maggs lived in London until his family were bombed out and moved to the seaside. He joined the local Air Training Corps and later volunteered for the RAF and trained as a gunner. During training his plane crashed and he was left trapped. He…

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Andrew was born in Chichester in 1923. The family moved to Wolverhampton when he was about two years old and then to Dulwich just before the war. When he was 13 or 14 his mother enrolled him at the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, where he spent…

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Eddie Edmunds was born in Walthamstow and was educated at a grammar school, then joined an oil company. He eventually moved to the Electric Supply Company and became an accountant. Eddie had always wanted to fly so he initially joined the reserve and…

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Memoir including photographs of the crew and aircraft. Thomas Jones was a flight engineer on Stirling and Lancaster and completed 64 operations on two tours. Describes early life, joining the RAF, selection and training., crewing up and first posting…

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For Cochran Field, Georgia with H Bartlett personal details and photograph.

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YHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Describes crossing the Atlantic to Canada and journey to Bowden, Alberta and then on to Estevan, Saskatchewan. Day by day account of activities, flying and life in Canada, Concludes with journey back across Canada

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The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

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A pilot wearing flying suit, helmet and goggles standing on a footpath in a garden. In the background lawns and trees. Captioned 'Tiger Moth Flying Kit', 'Ivanhoe, April 43', 'Ivanhoe'.

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Two men and two men dressed as women. In the background is a page. One of the female characters is kneeling in front of a bowing man. The other couple are standing on the right. The backdrop is a curtain with a painted window with a cross pattern.

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A tall actor with his hands crossed and a second man with his hands held in front of him. His face is painted. Both are wearing period costume. The backdrop is a curtain.

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A man kneels in front of a seated man dressed as a woman. His cheek has circle of make-up on it. The female character is dressed in a long, plain dress.

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One man is kissing the hand of a man dressed as a woman. Another man is holding the hand of a different female character. In the background is a page. All are dressed in period costume.

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Two men dressed as women on the stage. One is seated and the second is kneeling beside her. They are holding hands and are dressed in period costumes.

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A man and a man dressed as a woman in a long dress stand holding hands. He is wearing a long coat and a hat with a feather.

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Three men in period costume standing on the stage. The backdrop is a curtain.

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Eight men arranged in two rows. Three men are seated, five standing. All are dressed in period costume.

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Five men and three men dressed as women arranged in two rows. In the front row two are kneeling and two are seating. The back row four are standing. All are dressed in period costume.
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