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  • Collection: Hopgood, Philip David

AHopgoodPA160215.mp3
Peter Andrew Hopgood discusses his father, Peter David Hopgood's service.

LHopgoodPD1673132v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Phillip D Hopgood, covering the period from 4 August 1943 to 12 February 1946. Details his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Shellingford, RCAF Prince Albert, RCAF Saskatoon, RAF St Athan, RAF Woolfox Lodge and RAF…

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Issued to Philip Hopgood during his RAF service from 24 February 1942-1 May 1947. It includes details of his training and where he served.

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The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

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The cover of a photo album

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Three pages forming an index of the photographs in this album. The list covers family, UK landscapes, New York and Canada.

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Five photographs on an album page:
Photo 1 - an adult and two children in a pool, captioned 'The Paddling Pool Joan, Ann & Me'.
Photo 2 - an adult and child on a see saw, captioned 'See-Saw Joan & Ann'.
Photo 3 - a river view, captioned 'Thames…

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Six photographs on an album page:
Photo 1 - a sea view, captioned 'Llanfaethlu Bay'.
Photo 2 - a beach, captioned 'Sandy Beach'.
Photo 3 - beach view, captioned 'Holyhead from Sandy Beach'.
Photo 4 - a model aircraft, captioned 'Spitfire'.
Photo…

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Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a man looking through a telescope, captioned 'Uncle Norman on Bird Rock'.
Photo 2 is a man sitting on a rock, captioned 'Echo Mountain from Bird Rock'.
Photo 3 is a man sitting on a wooden boat in front of…

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Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a hillside, captioned 'The Soch Valley'.
Photo 2 is a sea view, captioned 'The Two Bays, Nevin'.
Photo 3 is a view of small boats captioned 'Abersoch Harbour'.
Photo 4 is a sea view, captioned 'Porth…

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Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a house surrounded by countryside, captioned "The Digs".
Photo 2 is a sea view captioned 'Towards Pwllheli'.
Photo 3 is a valley captioned 'More Soch Valley'.
Photo 4 is a sea view, captioned 'South Aber…

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Eight photographs on two album pages:
Photo 1 - six women in a line, captioned 'Esther, Eileen, Monica, Betty, Maurine, Olive'.
Photo 2 - eight men in a group, captioned 'Self, John J, John M, Malcolm, Frank, Joe, Bill & Jack'.
Photo 3 - two…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 - a street view, captioned 'Piccadilly No 31 P.D.'.
Photo 2 - three men and a locomotive, captioned 'C.P.R. "Iron Horse"'.
Photo 3 - a locomotive, captioned 'More Metal Monster'.
Photo 4 - a view out of a…

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Three photographs on an album page.
The three images show rocky terrain and the lake, captioned 'All of Lake Superior. Taken from the train. En route for Prince Albert, January 1944'.

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Four photographs on an album page.
Photo 1 - a view looking down to a lake, captioned 'More Lake Superior'.
Photo 2 - looking across a frozen river, captioned 'Quebec City. Taken across the frozen St Lawrence from Levis'.
Photo 3 - a wide river…

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Four photographs on an album page.
Photo 1 - an aerial view of a town, captioned 'Prince Albert & the State Pen'.
Photo 2 - a street scene across a bridge, captioned 'Central Ave'.
Photo 3 - a landscape view, captioned 'Just an idea of the country…

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29 airmen (all but one trainees) arranged in three rows in front of a Tiger Moth. The ground is snow covered. Underneath all 29 are named.

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A post card (printed 'made in Canada') with eight signatures.

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Five photographs of Tiger Moths in the snow, captioned 'Just a few Tiger Moths'. They are fitted with canopies for use in cold climates.

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14 photographs on five album pages (p 17-21).
Page 17:
Photo 1 - two Tiger Moths parked in the snow, captioned 'Tiger Moths "on the line"'.
Photo 2 - a side view of a Cornell.
Photo 3 and 4 - two different Cornells in the air, FH863 and FH872,…

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Eight photographs from an album (pages 22 and 23).
Page 22 (entitled Prince Albert March 1944):
Photo 1 and 3 are an airman and a woman by the side of a river, captioned 'Andy Donaldson and Lorna on the bank of the Nouth Saskatchewan River'.
Photo…

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Ten photographs on two pages (24 & 25) in an album.
Page 24:
Photo 1 is an aerial view of an urban area, captioned 'St Paul, Minnesota 1944'.
Photo 2 is two men, a dog and two women, captioned 'Dave, Fred, Jack, Peggy, Mrs Kenyon'.
Photo 3 is an…

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26 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. [or Cessna Crane] It is captioned 'Course 106 Red Section Saskatoon E & F Flights No 4 SFTS August 1944'. It is further captioned with the names of all present.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an oblique aerial view of the airport, captioned 'The Airport'.
Photo 2 is three airmen standing outside a wooden building, captioned 'Andy, Bob, Dave'.
Photo 3 and 4 are two different airmen sitting on…

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Eight photographs from two pages of an album.
Page 28:
Photo 1 is an airman in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Self "driving" '.
Photo 2 is an air to air shot of a Cessna Crane, captioned 'Cessna Crane'.
Photo 3 and 4 are aerial views of a…
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