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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-07"

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The letter refers to his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross, offers congratulations and includes a medal ribbon.

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Completing school and moving on to work at 20th Century Fox Films, he worked as a fire watcher at the beginning of the war before joining the Royal Air Force. He states that he did that because he always wanted to fly and didn’t want to join the…

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Writes she will be breaking up on 10 August when they hope to have games and picnic. Will be home at normal time.

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James Mulhall trained as a flight engineer and was posted to 75 Squadron at RAF Mepal. On one operation the crew were surprised to be presented by the ground crew with a 303 bullet which proved that they had been the recipient of friendly fire. On…

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A notification from No. 13 Base Command to Noel Appleton that he has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Note advising her that Flight Sergeant Payne M H and members of his crew are buried in the local cemetery of Court L'Eveque.

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Oblique aerial photograph showing countryside and a cloud formation. Captioned 'T2147', '4F42', '66007', '517/6' and 'July 1945', 'Isle of Man'.

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Top left shows coastline with rocky headlands and individuals seated on the grass looking at the view, captioned 'Steve Hughes', ' Christmas Day 1944', 'Newgale Solva'.
top right shows RAF officer in uniform walking down hill side path, captioned…

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The extract refers to the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer Noel Appleton. He has completed a tour of 37 sorties.

Five Group Newsletter, number 36, July 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on training, signals, navigation, radar navigation, air bombing, gunnery, tactics, Japanese fighter control, air crew safety, accidents,…

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Arthur Atkinson's mess bill from the Sergeant's Mess RAF Turweston

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Gives details of release scheme of RAF personnel. Covers fairness, classes of release, categories not to be classified, postponement of release, clothing, post war credits and war gratuities.

SHughesCL1334982v10007.pdf
What welfare is, where information is obtainable, station welfare committees, semi-official organisations, list of publications on welfare. Appendixes covers the RAF Benevolent fund, Welfare addresses, allied personnel's hospitality and…

SHughesCL1334982v10013.pdf
Covers public/non public funds, station commanders responsibilities for both, personnel occurrence reports, pay parades, accounting under active service conditions, officers' pay and allowances, airmen's' pay, cash service instructions and questions.

SHughesCL1334982v10019.pdf
Promotion of officers covers introduction, the scheme. peace establishment promotion, war substantive rank, war establishment promotion, appointment to acting rank, relinquishment of acting rank, recommendation for war establishment promotion,…

SHughesCL1334982v10025.pdf
Covers the RAF education and vocational training (EVT) scheme, the compulsory nature of E.V.T, application to individuals, types of training: resettlement training, elementary educational training, secondary educational training, higher education…

SHughesCL1334982v10028.pdf
Covers introduction, sources of supply of officers and then , postings/general, postings - how notified, postings/overseas, posting of non-effective personnel, compassionate postings, postings under K.R. 332. Officers documents - list of documents,…

SHughesCL1334982v10036.pdf
Covers policy, organisation, chain of control, administration, discipline, disciplinary powers and status of W.A.A.F. officers and N.C.O.s, saluting, promotion/officers, promotion/remustering and reclassification - airwomen and pay.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter was in Naples for the first of his two trips to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel, the first is at the beach and the second is in the city.

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Two women wearing dresses and holding bouquets standing in a garden with a young girl in between them. In the background trees and parts of houses. On the reverse 'John's wedding, July 1945'.

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On the right side a squadron photograph of a largen number of aircrew sitting and standing in front of a Lancaster. In centre front row a dog sits. Captioned 'Tiger Force, July 1945, RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire O.S. TF450650'. On the left side a 44…

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Document containing five photographs:
1 - Six aircrew wearing battledress with brevet and peaked or side caps standing and squatting in two rows in front of a Lancaster bomber. Captioned 'Lancaster at Skellingthorpe July 1945. Back row (L-R) Bruce…

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Top left - seven men, most earing shorts sitting on a low wall with sea in the background. Captioned 'At Saidia, Morocco summer 1944'.
Top right - six men swearing swimming trunks standing and sitting on a dinghy in front of the doorway of a…

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Top left - wireless operator at station by window inside aircraft. Captioned 'In Liberator between Tripoli and Cairo, July 45'.
Top middle - Five aircrew wearing khaki uniform standing in front of the fuselage of an aircraft. Captioned 'Crew with…
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