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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1947"

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…

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Keith was five at the start of the war and lived in a farm adjoining the airfield at RAF Skellingthorpe. He describes the airfield and how the trees were cut down in the farm belt. The airfield was closed soon after the war, bought by the City…

BPowellNIPowellNIv1.pdf
Gives qualifications as aeronautical engineer. Education and employment history including service in the RAF from 1943 to 1947. Management experience and family background.

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Front cover with photograph of two Wellington airborne in formation. Inside front cover with signatures. The book which covers from formation of squadron in 1917, Second World War and post war history up to 1963.

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Made out for Norman Powell with address in Southampton.

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

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…

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

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Noted that kind friends had sent gifts of food at the time of her wedding. Asks recipient to accept distributed gift parcel.

LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

SWeirG19660703v100004.pdf
Pilot's log book for Paul Wilson from 3 July 1946 to 29 August 1948 covering his civilian flying in Australia. Aircraft flown were DC-3 (C-47) and DC-4.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality…

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SWeirG19660703v070001.pdf
Flying log book for L Britt covering the period from 27 May 1943 to 11 February 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla (11 EFTS), RAAF Deniliquin (7 SFTS), RAF Babdown Farm (15 P AFU), RAF Moreton…

SWeirG19660703v030003.pdf
Pilots flying log book three for J S Ross, covering the period from 15 March 1946 to 11 January 1951. Detailing his post war flying with 511 squadron, flying training, instructor duties and civilian flying with Scandinavian Air Services. He was…

LBennettHW561480v2.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 7/8/43 to 14/10/48, detailing training and instructional duties as a pilot.
Based at RAF Brough (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School), RCAF Station Neepawa (No. 35 Elementary Flying Training…

LStapleyVA175092v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for Victor Stapley, flight engineer. Covers two periods; training and operations 18 January 1944 to 2 July 1944 and post-war service in Flying Control from 19 September 1945…

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Norm Smith gives very brief description of his career. He trained as a pilot in Australia then on to England and 463 and later 467 Squadrons, post war, remaining in RAAF until 1947. Flew Tiger Moths, Ansons, Wellingtons, Stirlings and the Lancaster.…

LDoxseyJA630441v2.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 1st February 1944 to 30th July 1949, recording training and Transport Command duties across Europe, Africa and India as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. Also later civil flying…

LWeedenRC153661v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R C Weeden, navigator, covering the period from 27 May 1943 to 31 January 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 35 squadron. He was stationed at RCAF Malton,…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Carol Jones, Jack’s daughter.

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Three women on top of a hay cart playing with the hay. On the reverse '1947 Vera Wilde W.L.A.'

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Eight women arranged in two rows in front of a hay stack. On the reverse 'W.L.A. 1947 2nd (Left) front Gladys Marston (nee Monks)'.

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Seven women sitting on the ground by a gate. On the reverse 'Jean Raven Betty Render Gladys Monk Dolly Kay Booth Kay Jean Approx 1947 Land Army'.

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LWierT500238v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 12 May 1941 to 5 October 1955. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with Number 4 Ferry Pool and Number 48, 9, 27 Maintenance Units. He was…

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…
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