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  • Tags: RAF Hixon
  • Type is exactly "Text. Correspondence"

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-11.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life in the Royal Air Force including aircrew training, exhaustion and what he got up to on his leave

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-12.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life at Royal Air Force Hixon including the problem of getting into town for entertainment.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-13.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life at Royal Air Force Hixon and follows up with gossip catching up with friends.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-14.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life in the at Royal Air Force Hixon including Women's Auxiliary Air Force personnel and the terrible camp conditions.

ELampreyPGuntonW421224.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he has had good news of a wounded colleague but that while he is unhappy with life at Royal Air Force Hixon he is pleased with his new status as a senior non-commissioned officer. He concludes with some banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW430126-01.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes to advise Bill of Fred Gunner’s address.

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ELampreyPGuntonW430126-02.pdf
Peter Lamprey rewrites the story of Goldilocks with a Royal Air Force theme.

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ELampreyPGuntonW430210.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he has very little free time as most of the time is spent flying.

ELampreyPGuntonW430225.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that they are not flying much at present but have not been able to get any leave. However, they have been able to get into town to the pub. He concludes with general comments on life and offers banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW430304.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes saying flying continues much as before and concludes with the fact that he has heard worrying rumours about his previous employment.

ELampreyPGuntonW430315.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with some friendly banter and comments that weather has curtailed flying. He notes that there are now many Australians and Canadians on base. He goes on to say he was glad that the rumour of a bomb hitting his previous place of…

ELampreyPGuntonW430322.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that his aircraft was shot at by friendly anti-aircraft gunners but otherwise life was good. He mentions social life and concludes with some banter.

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Catches up with family and talks of small financial details. Mention new crew consisting of Cockney, a Scotsman, a Northumberland man and a Yorkshireman.

EDexterKIDexterPC430307.pdf
Apologises over unannounced visit home the catches up with family and friend news. Mentions he is exploring local countryside by bicycle and had attended a concert in Stafford. Mentions flying in 'Wimpey' and that crew is well on bail out drill.

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Notifies him that writer is back in UK and if close would like to meet up. Mentions he has been promoted CFI and it would be difficult to get back onto operations. Mentions he managed to do two of the big operations. Asks what David is doing now.…

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