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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-08"

BLeedhamTFLeedhamAv20001.jpg
Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

BLeedhamTFLeedhamAv10001.jpg
Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…

PWhiteheadT18010038.jpg
Top middle - five men in various costumes, one with top hat and other with bonnet, standing in line. Captioned 'G24 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'.
Bottom left - a band marching in file amongst a large number of spectators.…

PWhiteheadT18010037.jpg
Top middle - a man with binoculars and white peaked cap standing by a race tote board, In front a wooden crate and two other men either side. In the background trees. Captioned 'G38 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'.
Centre left…

PWhiteheadT18010036.jpg
Top left - a large group of men wearing headbands in front of of a totem arch with a hut in the background, Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - a group of men playing musical instruments marching in two columns with…

PWhiteheadT18010035.jpg
Top left - group of men in kilts standing behind a table. Captioned 'G26 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - group of men in kilts dancing on a wooden floor. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6. Aug 43'.…

PWhiteheadT18010034.jpg
Top left - two men dressed as Native Americans (man and woman). In the background huts. Captioned 'G36 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top middle - two men in fancy dress in front of a wall with posters. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club…

PWhiteheadT18010033.jpg
Top left - man dressed as woman with surf board. Captioned 'G37 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top middle - man dressed as woman with wide brimmed hat. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - blurred…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-15.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; music round the camps; official reports from the camps; (two pages missing); letters; how they help funds (fund raising at home); fun and games; news from the far east; parcel points; knitting pattern for 'waistcoat for…

EAmpthillMBainID430910.jpg
In response to Isabel's enquiry about possible news concerning Andrew, stating that nothing has been heard so far.

CCheshireGL-181210-010001.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph showing a large town with a river running from lower left to right. Just right of centre is a railway station with marshalling yard. A further marshalling yard is on the right side Both marshalling yards are indicated by…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-0740001.jpg
Football programme for the cup final between 48 Air School (Woodbrook) and 47 Air School (Queenstown).

MNealeETH1395951-150731-0230001.jpg
A dinner held at Deal's Hotel, East London at the end of H Flight Course 16. The programme covers toasts and the dinner menu. On the last page are 25 signatures.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-03.pdf
A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. It includes 'in' jokes, stories, poems, cartoons and a
a crossword puzzle.

EGortonHGortonLCM430828-02.pdf
He writes of his social life and colleagues and gives his thoughts on the state of the Civil Service.

EGortonHGortonLCM430828-01.pdf
He writes of flying activities, lectures and social activities at RAF Cark. He also writes of arrangements for his leave.

EGortonHGortonLCM430821.pdf
He writes about the weather and looking forward to seeing his wife on leave.

EGortonHGortonLCM430819.pdf
He writes that he is missing her and is looking forward to seeing her. He writes about a Lancaster flying low over RAF Cark and of farmers’ difficulties because of the weather.

EGortonHGortonLCM430817.pdf
He writes of the arrangements for his 48 hour leave and the weather.

EGortonHGortonLCM430816.pdf
He writes of arrangements for his pending 48 hour leave, flying activities and the weather.

EGortonHGortonLCM430813.pdf
He writes of a family visit to St Anne’s and films he’s seen recently. He also writes of his journey back to RAF Cark from Blackpool.

EGortonHGortonLCM430811.pdf
He writes of meeting his wife in two weeks and of getting a council house in Bolton.

EGortonHGortonLCM430809.pdf
He writes about the social and flying activities on RAF Cark. He also writes of his family and friends.

EGortonHGortonLCM430808.pdf
He writes about buying a house, night flying tests and social activities.

EGortonHGortonLCM430804.pdf
He writes of his family, feeling unwell, his night duties and social activities at RAF Cark.
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