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  • Collection: Richardson, Frederic James

Pilots flying log book 2 for F J Richardson, covering the period from 3 March 1943 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Langar, RAF Ossington, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

Large group of trainees, arranged in three rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse most of the individuals have signed their names.
Information supplied with the collection identifies it as RAF Finningley in 1941, Aircrew receiving centre group.

Fred and 21 classmates and instructor at the pool. Fred is marked with a cross.
On the reverse 'F. Richardson (marked with a cross) Sutton Council School, Yorkshire Swimming Class'.


Fred on a school outing to a colliery. He is in the centre of a group of miners and fellow pupils. Behind is a bus.

A young Fred flanked by his mother and father.

A head and shoulders portrait of Fred wearing his pilot's badge and DFC.

Fred standing, wearing his medals, in front of a Lancaster at Duxford.

24 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each individual is named.

A group of 14 women and 8 men identified, in information supplied with the collection, as employees of Metal Box. Fred is identified as being in the photograph.

Pilots flying log book for F J Richardson, covering the period from 4 November 1941 to 23 February 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.1 British Flying Training School Terrell, RAF Long Newton, RAF North…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two young girls on trikes.
Photo 2 and 3 are three men in front of a house. They are annotated '1938 Just the three of us'.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two boys walking along the pavement. Annotation indecipherable.
Photo 2 and 3 are a boy holding a model yacht and his dad, walking along a pavement. It is annotated Redcar 1939. Photo 2 annotations is…

Fred signed up for the Royal Air Force as a pilot at Cardington. After Bournemouth, he went to the Aircraft Receiving Centre in London and subsequently to Canada. He trained at the No. 1 British Flying Training School in Texas on Stearmans, Vultee…
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