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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1948"

PWestonJ1703.jpg
Jim Weston joined the Royal Air Force because he wanted to become a radio mechanic. While training at Blackpool as air gunner wireless operator, he remustered as a pilot. Remembers being posted to 23 Squadron at RAF Little Snoring, where he carried…

LBeethamMJ[Ser#-DoB]v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Michael James Beetham, covering the period from 5 December 1945 to 18 July 1952. Detailing his post war squadron duties, staff duties, flying training and instructor duties and flew the victory day fly past and good will…

LArrowsmithHL571013v1.pdf
Warrant Officer Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers, from 28 January 1946 to 18 July 1950. Mainly records his training and various postings in the Far East as navigator within Transport…

LStoreyDP1334123v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for David Storey, navigator, covering the period from 3 October 1942 to 6 June 1946, and from 25 June 1949 to 29 November 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and…

MFearnsH1591683-170903-010001.jpg
Identity card issued to Harry Fearns on 13 Feb 1943. It records he was medically examined in Sheffield and placed in Grade 1. Final page gives various post-war addresses.

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LPaineGH1894345v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for G H Paine, covering the period from 4 January 1945 to 25 July 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war squadron duties with 511 squadron and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Anstey, RAF Guinea Fowl, RAF…

PCulkinJ17010361.jpg
Four photographs, first five young men sitting in a trailer, wooden barrack huts in back ground, reverse captioned '1939, R.A.F. Cosford nr Wolverhampton, 38th entry Apprentice Wing, Day, Astley, Self, Pete Smart, Porrit, O'Neil. Joined R.A.F. Sept…

PLatimerJF1903.jpg
James Ferguson Latimer was born in Edinburgh. His family emigrated to Canada when he was young but moved back to Scotland in 1939. He recalls witnessing a German U-boat torpedo a ship as they sailed back home. Latimer joined the air force and…

MCleggPV[DoB]-150701-02.pdf
A history of the Avro repair organisation at RAF Langar and a record of the aircraft that passed through it between 1942 and 1968.

LBarnesJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Barnes, covering the period from 10 December 1940 to 6 march 1946 and 24 September 1948 to 2 march 1951. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at…

MTyrieJSB87636-190601-040001.jpg
A card issued to Jim Tyrie certifying that he is authorised to obtain Flight Clearance under Instrument Flight Rules.

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MMacklinJR19181003-180127-02.jpg
Identity card for Joan Macklin.
This item was provided, in digital form, by a third-party organisation which used technical specifications and operational protocols that may differ from those used by the IBCC Digital Archive.

PThomasAF20020022.jpg
Photo 1 is Carol Thomas, Arthur Thomas' wife, taken in 1948.
Photo 2 is Mr Haytor on Banwell Hill.
Photo 3 is Banwell from the hill.
Photo 4 is Carol holding Paddy, the dog.
Photo 5 is Mr Haytor and Arthur's father with Paddy.
Photo 6 is…

LLancasterJO103509v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster, covering the period from 17 September 1943 to 31 May1950. Detailing his duties as a flying instructor, Test pilot with Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Empire Test pilots School, discharged…

OEllamsG49286-161006-07.pdf
Card was issued when George joined the Transport Command V.I.P. flight in 1945.

LFordTA1585520v1.pdf
Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…

PWatsonJB15010023.jpg
A hand-drawn graphic on an album page with K Watson's RAF Service detailed. It includes the dates and where he served.
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