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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1955"

ASouterKP210710.mp3
Kenneth Souter was born in Sunderland. His father ran a business importing wooden pit props. Kenneth learned to fly at Cambridge, and his first air experience flight was on the 5th of July 1939, and after training he went solo on the 31st of July…

MWierT500238-170122-01.pdf
Tadeusz record of flying at No 48 M.U for years 1952 to 1958. Lists aircraft types and hours by month.

LWierT500238v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 3 October 1955 to 25 September 1959. Detailing his flying duties as a production test pilot with 48, 23 maintenance Units. He was stationed at RAF Hawarden, RAF Benson, and RAF Aldergrove.…

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…

LBeethamMJ19230517v4.pdf
M J Beetham’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 3 January 1950 to 29 Aug 1962. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Marham (214 Squadron), RAF Mildenhall (HQ 3 Group Bomber Command)…

LBeethamMJ19230517v3.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Bassingbourn (231 OCU), RAF Andover (RAF Staff College), RAF Pershore (10 AFTS), RAF Manby (RAF Flying College), RAF Gaydon (232 OCU) and RAF Marham (214 Squadron).…

LPrickettTO40427v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book, three, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 2 November 1966. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA, Empire Central Flying School,…

LMitchellJEF550261v3.pdf
L Mitchell’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 20 August 1953 to 31 October 1955. Detailing his operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Aldergrove (202 Squadron), RAF St Mawgan (School of Maritime Reconnaissance/236…

LEllamsG49286v1.pdf
Flying log book for George Ellams covering the period from 10 January 1942 to 30 June 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also contains photographs and various RAF documents relating to his service, ranks, proficiency and…

LLancasterJO103509v5.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 20 November 1953 to 31 August 1956. Detailing his test pilot flying with Sir W G Armstorng-Whitworth aircraft Ltd based at Coventry. Aircraft flown were, Meteor, Sea Hawk, Anson,…

LTyrieJSB87636v1.pdf
Flying log book for J S B Tyrie covering the period from 1 July 1939 to 9 August 1959. Detailing his flying training and operations flown Following which he was shot down 9 April 1941 and became a prisoner of war. Returning to flying duties 25 May…

PLovattP19010033.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Peter sitting on a deckchair.
Photo 2 is Peter holding a dog, captioned 'Self & Geodie Upavon/N'Avon 1955?'.
Photo 3 is a man holding a baby with a girl and a boy watching, captioned 'Chris Mason…

LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964.
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…

PPackhamG1602.jpg
Half length portrait of Geoff Packham wearing a Sabena uniform.

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PTurnerAJ17010060.jpg
A group of three girls standing in summer dresses. To the left, two women , one with baby, sit. On the right two women stand looking off to the left. On the reverse 'Penny, Carol and [..]. Southsea 1955 on a ship'.

PThompsonKG15010097.jpg
Formal course photograph, 47 servicemen posed in front of white Lancaster, captioned 'No 55 Course at School of Maritime Reconnaissance, - Aug/Nov '55, RAF St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall'. Annotated 'This Lancaster & the rest on the unit were scrapped…

PHarrisJ1901.jpg
Jack Harris resumes describing his post-war career in the Royal Air Force. In October 1955, he became the commanding officer of 542 Squadron, a special duties squadron responsible for sampling radioactive fallout produced by American and Soviet atom…

AWrightR180326.mp3
Robin was born in Norwich on 16th June 1937. His father was in the Royal Air Force in Manchester, and then in Thetford Forest where the Merlin engines were stored. He finished his service at RAF Marham. Robin spoke about his school days. He…
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