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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01-16"

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Gives personal details, service as an airman, commissioned service with promotions, postings including 75, 149 and 109 Squadrons, honours and awards including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, mentioned in despatches, and air…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…

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Log sheets prepared by John.

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Writes that he has been promoted to flight sergeant and warrant officer and change in RAF allowances and other financial details. Continues with news of work on new house and catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions she dreams of him…

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Number 146-3. List her letters that have arrived. Anxious for news of new house. Mentions weather and seeing British medical officer. Feels fit despite lack of exercise.

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Requests supply of two dozen chamois leathers at price quoted of 45 shillings per dozen.

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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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Incomplete letter in which he writes of a B-17 landing at Cark.

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 16/17 January 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and most are ticked. Includes five standby crews and a reserve crew as well as duty personnel. On the reverse part of a bomb aimers…
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