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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945"

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Couple in car. Woman in a wedding dress, holding a bouquet, sitting next to Flight Lieutenant A Wint, in uniform. Submitted with caption: 'Norma and Arthur Wint at their wedding in England, 1945. Flight Lt. Wint, from Jamaica, was an RAF pilot…

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Team of 13 girls dressed in sportswear and holding hockey sticks, submitted with caption; 'A typical Jamaican female school girl's Hockey Team in 1945 close to the spot where Canadian soldier Tom Forsyth was warned off watching girl's hockey…

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Service and Release Book, issued to Roy White. It includes his first medical and a short physical description of him. He served from 30 August 1943 to 16 June 1947.

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Four aircrew, one in front and three behind all wearing battledress with half brevet (three with sergeant's stripes) sitting on straw. Behind them a blank wall. Captioned 'Tom in the RAF, 1945'.

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Congratulates him on safe arrival home and encloses a cheque from welcome fund.

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Following his letter received 3 May, welcomes him home and encloses Caterpillar pin.

OWhiteheadT1502391-180307-02.pdf
States that Tom Whitehead was released from service as a Warrant Officer on 14 April 1946.

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Belonging to Sergeant Tom Whitehead, B.P.O.W. 1051, Stalag Luft 6. Contains newspaper cutting with news of Tom Whitehead as prisoner of war. Main dates of events and locations from shoot down to liberation. Includes a poem 'Joe', cartoon, diet sheet,…

LHollisAN124522v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…

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Three quarter length portrait of an officer and his bride standing in a church doorway. The flight lieutenant on the left is wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbon.The brides on the right is holding his hand and is wearing wedding dress…

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Buff file cover with green text. 'Unit: 617 Squadron, title: [...] of official file, W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC. Reference: GLC\DO\43, 15'. Reported as file containing correspondence to and from Leonard Cheshire Nov 1943 - Mar 1947

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A commemorative poster with a map of Southern Europe and North Africa. Around the outside is a list of locations where operations were carried out. There is a paragraph with details of the operations.

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LAllenBW1898094v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for B W Allen, air gunner, covering the period from 15 April 1944 to 1 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF…

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Three photographs taken during Ted Neale's training.
1. A group of airmen arranged in four rows, captioned 'ITW -1940'.
2. A group of airmen in desert uniform, arranged in three rows in front of a hut, captioned 'M.E.training course after retreat…

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The form contains his service record and his personal details.

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E T H Neale, navigator, covering the period from 25 August 1943 to 16 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, wartime and post war flying duties. He was stationed at SAAF Port…

LAllenJH179996v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J H Allen, covering the period from 2 December 1942 to 14 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He was stationed at, RCAF…

LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

BCharltonRCharltonRv1.pdf
A twelve-page type written memoir by Ray Charlton, entitled 'Ramblings of my Memories'. It begins with his acceptance for aircrew in August 1942, continues with his call up in July 1943, and then a training period until joining a crew as Flight…

LCattyMA164193v2.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for M A Catty, covering the period from 15 October 1943 to 21 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RCAF…

LBrownJ2205595v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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A commemorative document detailing the operations undertaken by the squadron during the Second World War, the weight of bombs dropped and the number of sorties. Also it states 73 aircraft did not return. At the bottom is handwritten 'Good Luck!…

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A card issued to Martin Catty with a record of four inoculations and one vaccination.

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Two tables for 1944 and 1945 showing monthly operational hours totals, ops attempted, aircraft failures, specialist equipment failures, crew failures, adverse weather failures, total failures and successful sorties.

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Ermindo Giannini claims he helped J F Kerrigan and T Wightman, from 15 September 1944 to 1 October 1945. He gave them shelter, food, clothes, cigarettes, and pocket money. On February and March 1945, they lived in his hut because of the weather.
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