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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1970"

Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

Top left - full length image of a warrant officer wearing mess kit standing. Captioned 'New Years 1970-71'.
Top right - a warrant officer wearing mess kit standing next to a lady wearing dress. Captioned 'New Years with June'.
Centre - an airman…

Flying log book four, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 31 January 1967 to 31 July 1970. Detailing his flying with Transport Command and Air support Command. He was stationed at RAF Upavon. Aircraft flown in were Pembroke, VC10,…

Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two men standing outside the club house.
Photo 2 is Peter and a man standing in front of a Cessna 172 with 'Royal Singapore Flying Club' on the side.
The photos are captioned 'Singapore Flying Club about…

Three photographs, first two are colour of Jack at a party, reverse captioned, 'Hyatt Hotel Hong Kong Xmas 69'.
Third is colour photograph of Jack with an aircrew member in flying gear standing in front of Whirlwind, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak Hong…

Two photographs, first Jack with senior officers, reverse captioned 'Get your hair cut - Sir!! Lt General Sir Richard Ward, Commander British Forces H.K.'
Second is of Jack with a group of senior officers on a formal visit, talking to a group of…

Two photographs, Jack with several officers in a hangar, Whirlwind and items of equipment visible in second photograph, Reverse, captioned, 'Kai Tak, Hong Kong, 1970'.

Two photographs, Jack with many others in a hangar, formal visit from senior officer, reverse captioned 'Air Marshall Sir Foxley -Norris 1970'. Also has official unit stamp RAF Kai Tak.

Head and shoulders, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak, Hong Kong 1970'.

Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…
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