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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1946"

ONyeAF1877081-220403-01.pdf
Albert Frederick Nye's service and release book from 13 December 1943 to 10 May 1947. The statement states that 'This airman has been instructed in two trades since his original attestation to the Service and he has obtained excellent results in…

PNyeAF22010103.jpg
Top left: Elephant with tusks grazing under a tree. On reverse, 'made in India'.
Top right: Goats. On reverse' 'goats at play'.
Centre: Herdsman and boy grazing goats on hillside.
Bottom right: Srirangapatna Fort. On reverse, 'Fort gate to Sri…

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PNyeAF22010092.jpg
Top left: Man in a turban with a dressed monkey on a lead. On reverse, 'monkey man'.
Top right: man holding a metal tea urn and bucket. On reverse, 'char sahib'.
Centre: Man squatting by roadside having a drink. On reverse, 'lets have a…

PNyeAF22010087.jpg
Top left: Man collecting water with bullocks on a hillside. On reverse, 'getting water'.
Centre: Girl holding a baby on her hip in a field. Captioned 'What have you there son?'. On reverse, 'where is pop?'.

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Top left: Boy selling fruit with a stall of photographs. On reverse, 'oranges or picture sahib?'.
Top right: Open air laundry. On reverse: 'Dhobie Ghat'.
Centre: Women and girls collecting water from a railway tender.
Bottom left: Women at a…

PNyeAF22010065.jpg
Top left: Steam train on bridge crossing over a road.
Top right: Hay cart pulled by two bullocks.
Centre: Two sailing boats moored on a beach.
Bottom left: Wheeled carts with a bullock.
Bottom right: Hay cart with driver, pulled by a bullock.

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PNyeAF22010054.jpg
Top left: Commercial street scene.
Top right: Commercial street scene with trees.
Centre: Russell Market, Bangalore.
Bottom left: Rickshaws with drivers under a shady tree.
Bottom right: Commercial street scene. On reverse, 'Market Square…

PNyeAF22010043.jpg
Top left: Cinema. On reverse, 'Imperial talkies Bangalore'.
Top right: St. Mary's Basilica, Bangalore.
Centre: Commercial street scene. On reverse, 'Market Square Bangalore'.
Bottom left: Street scene with church with twin spires. On reverse,…

PNyeAF22010032.jpg
Top left: Victory Chinese Restaurant.
Top right: Cinema. On reverse 'opera talkies Brigade Road Bangalore'.
Centre: St. Andrew's Church. On reverse, 'St Andrew's Church Bangalore'.
Bottom left: St. Mary's Basilica, Bangalore
Bottom right: Street…

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Top left: Commercial street scene with pedestrians.
Top right: Shopping street. A sign reads "K. Syed & Co"
Centre left: BRV theatre Bangalore. A sign reads 'Gala Dance'.
Centre right: Oriental building, Bangalore.
Bottom left: Passenger…

YPowellNI1896919v1.pdf
Diary for 1946 January to March and October with a few entries some military and some personal. Some addresses of colleagues.

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From YMCA HQ MEF Cairo. Receipt for parcel from Mrs M Powell.

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Top left - large group of airmen wearing battledress posing in front of a B-24. Captioned 'Don't know, early lib with front turret, UK Sqdn? Blue uniform'.
Top centre - man holding sheet in sailing boat. Captioned 'on Lake Timsa, 45'.
Top right -…

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Top left - seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet, three sitting on bench and four standing behind. Captioned 'We band of brothers'. Top right - airman wearing flying helmet in right hand seat of cockpit. Captioned 'Skipper please let me have…

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Top left - B-24 parked on airfield, captioned '104 a/c Foggia 45'. Top right - air-to-air view looking down on B-24 with bombs falling. Captioned 'Bomb hit B-24 but plane survives, not our plane, taken in 44'. Middle left - three airmen two wearing…

MPowellNI1896919-191029-150001.jpg
Made out for Flight Sergeant N I Powell N I at RAF Shallufa, Egypt.

OSawKC55612-151102-02.pdf
Contains personal data, mustering dates and trades, commission, course, postings, movements and duties. Includes post-war service.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

LBrownCR1334289v1.pdf
C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a Bomb Aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…

SPalmerRAM115772v10032.jpg
Lists casualties for 109 Squadron and 582 Squadron in 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1946. Has squadron badges for both squadrons an 8 Group and two Victoria Crosses (Squadron Leader Robert A.M.Palmer V.C, D.F.C & Bar 109 Sqn and Captain Edwin E Swales V.C.,…

LKeenEDL1451093v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E D Keen, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 18 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
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…

LKilleenKAL184115v1.1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for K A L Killeen, navigator, covering the period from 3 April 1943 to 2 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with communications flights. He was stationed at…

LPerryWRP1317696v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W R Perry. Covering the period from 21 June 1943 to 30 May 1946. Detailing his operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Syerston, RAF Balderton, RAF…
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