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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1947"

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James Burt conducted his medical training St Andrew’s University in Scotland. Although he and his friends had tried to join a Service during the war their training was a Reserved Occupation and not only were they refused but they were strictly told…

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She writes that she is off to Switzerland for treatment. Her health has partly recovered. She has been out in a car to look at Marlow and the Thames.

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Twelve servicemen, army and air force sitting and standing in two rows. Submitted with caption 'mreu1 001 Officers and NCO's of 74 Graves Concentration Unit 1947'.

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A certificate awarded to Charmian H Quitnann for achieving first class in typing.

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Five personnel standing around a Halifax on the grass. Two further aircraft on ground beyond. On the fuselage, 'LY' and 'RT883' Annotated on the reverse 'Athan S 1947 freight to Egypt from Rome'.

LPickfordL551653v1.pdf
Les Pickford’s Flying Log Book from 25 November 1944 until 23 September 1950 as Radio Operator. During this period he was flying with British Overseas Airways and later British European Airways.

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#1 is Ben Lomond seen from the west bank.
#2 is Dad and Margaret with [indecipherable] March 1947.
#3 is a view looking north up Loch Lomond.
#4 is Dad and Margaret play sword fighting at the side of Loch Lomond.

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#1 is two men and two women in a garden, captioned 'Warr Kings Careby June 1947'.
#2 is man in a garden, captioned 'W/Cdr D Warr King'.
#3 is Manor Farm, Collyweston 1946-7'.
#4 is a woman in a dress in a garden, captioned 'May 1947 at Manor…

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#1 and 4 are landscapes of Loch Long.
#2 is Garscube Estate, Bearsden.
#3 is a flooded road, captioned 'Floods at Collyweston after snow of 1947'.

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#1 is an airman standing outside a house, captioned 'Collyweston 1947'.
#2 is a garden and house captioned 'Empingham'.
#3 is a civilian standing in a garden, captioned 'W/Cdr D. Warr King Caveby May 1947'.

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A group of airmen, civilians, wives and girlfriends standing outside North Luffenham Officers' Mess.

LHope169139v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for A D Hope, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 28 April 1949. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying…

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Detailing Leonard's birth in Biggleswade, his training history, squadrons served with and aircraft flown in and continued service following 1945. Completed by Leonard's daughter Jean Carter and her husband Clive.

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.

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A group photo of 40 men and women arranged in three rows flanked by MT vehicles.
Underneath each individual is named.
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