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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1947"

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Contains personal details as well as record of postings, promotions, special qualifications and discharge.

OGreenLW2236292-160516-01.pdf
Contains personal details, release authorization on 17 July 1947 remobilisation instructions, clearance certificate, certificate of service, travel warrant and various claim forms for flight for Sergeant Langford Green.

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Clothing ration book 1947-48 junior CB 4/10 made out to Haire E A with ration coupons inside.

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Clothing ration book 1947-48 General CB1/10 made out to Haire J B with coupons inside.

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Clothing ration book 1947-48 Junior CB 4/10 made out to Haire E E with coupons inside.

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A handwritten list of dates covering the period 1 September 1945 to 23 January 1948. They refer to where the writer, wife and son spent his last years in the Royal Air Force.

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Photographs 1-5 are of a Sun Bear in a pond. Captioned '(flown home to Whipsnade zoo when squadron disbanded in 1947.)'
Photograph 6 is an airman, behind are hangars, captioned 'Owen'.

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Photographs 1, 2 and 5 are of the six members of the Banks family.
Photograph 3 is of trees in the gardens.
Photograph 4 is of a monkey.
Captioned 'Botanical Gardens Singapore 1947.'

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Robert Woodhouse was living in Pembroke Dock when the bombing of the town began. The family relocated to Cardiff when they lost their home in the bombing. In Cardiff Robert joined the Air Training Corps. He had a cousin who had already joined the RAF…

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Left page:

Top left - Joy Dawson in fur coat standing in front of a tree.
Top right - Stephen Dawson in raincoat standing in open countryside.
Caption for top left and top right photographs 'The first of us and the last of winter, February…

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Left page.

Top left - Joy Dawson in swim suit sitting in a garden.
Top right - Stephen Dawson in swimming trunks reclining on mat in garden.
Captioned for top left and right photographs ' Hesslemount - May 28th, Bathing Beauty, and…

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Left page.

Top left - rocky shoreline with seagulls and sea in the background.

Middle right - two women and two men all wearing jackets on the deck of a ship. Captioned 'Friends'.

Middle left - two women, one in swim suit the other wearing…

LHattersleyCR40699v1.pdf
Log book for Wing Commander Peter Hattersley, covering the period 10 April 1937 to 24 September 1948. It details his flying training, operations flown and other flying duties. He was stationed at Hanworth Park, RAF Reading, RAF Netheravon, RAF Little…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-110001.pdf
A duplicate book with letters handwritten by Peter Hattersley to various people and organisations.

OHattersleyCR40699-160506-02.pdf
A firearm certificate held by Wing Commander Peter Hattersley for a .22 Remington rifle.

MAnsellHT1893553-160730-03.pdf
Service and release book of Sergeant Henry Ansell from 12 April 1943 to 15 May 1947.

OGodfreyCR1281391-151118.pdf
Certified that Mr C R Godfrey is an annual member of Barnet branch overlaid with certificate for Bingley branch. Paid for 1947 and 1948. Includes a letter from the Wolverhampton branch informing of meeting times and locations and mentioning transfer…

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Card Number Number DFE 6368 168. For Charles R Godfrey originally from Potters Bar. Shows several changes of address in Coreley Staffordshire and eventually St Ives in 1947 and 1948

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Income tax for April 1947 for Dennis Raettig

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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Don Crossley was born in South Emsall in 1924. He tells of his time before the war working at Upton Colliery before joining the Royal Air Force. He volunteered and trained initially as a wireless operator / air gunner. He tells of his experience at…

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Ron Doble grew up in London and joined the Air Training Corps and the fire watchers when war was declared. He volunteered for the Air Force when he was 18 and trained as an air gunner. He talks about the conditions in his turret and the mishaps he…

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Bernard Mabey was born in London and experienced the Blitz at first hand. He was a member of the Air Training Corps in 1941 before volunteering for the RAF. He trained as an air frame mechanic at RAF Locking. His first posting was RAF Marston Moor…

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Alan Mann was born in Lewisham, London and left school aged 14 to begin an engineering apprenticeship at RAF Kidbrooke and with de Havilland. He describes being bombed and what it was like in the workshops. After the war he had a career with de…

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Fiona mainly lived in Southampton. On leaving school she had a job for two years but as soon as she was 17 and a half she volunteered for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and became a wireless operator. She was posted to the far north of Scotland…
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