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LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

YProbynEA1896412v2.pdf
A diary kept by Ernest up to October 1945

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Showing the last operational sorties of the war in Europe by the main force. His pilots on operations were Flight Lieutenant Briant and Flight Lieutenant Sommers.

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Thanks her for the great time he had when he was last home. Writes a little of his activities. Says he was enclosing some Canadian stamps, one of which was fairly scarce as well as a photograph of an Abbey. Closes saying he has little news.

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References the other five members of his crew and gives information on the prisoner of war locations of Roy Langlois, Sgt Copely both at Stalag Luft 3 and the other three at Camp de Chambaran, Istres France.

LJonesWC1852503v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for W C Jones, wireless operator, covering the period from 13 December 1943 to 23 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Madley, RAF…

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RAF Westcott Sergeant's Mess Rules and Subscription Card.
Item 2 is a photo of four airmen sitting on a Wellington wing with a fifth leaning on a wheel, captioned 'On "Wimpys" at OTU'.
Item 3 is a photo of six airmen standing at the nose of a…

LHoneyFWG915946v2.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

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Notes produced for a service at North Marston church where a memorial was to be sited.

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Letter to John Wenham's father from the Station Commander R.A.F. Westcott confirming John's death and offering his and the station's sympathy.

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This records the details of the crash in which John Wenham was killed. the aircraft was a Wellington X serial HE740 from 11 Operational Training Unit. It gives details of the aircraft, the pilot and reasons for the crash as reported by the chain of…

LBantingP1399810v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for Peter Banting, bomb aimer, covering the period from 5 October 1943 to 11 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

LHollisAN124522v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…

BHollisANHollisANv1.pdf
Second page has colour photograph of Arthur Hollis, wearing blazer with medals, standing in a field at an event. Narrative covers early life in Hornchurch and Carshalton including schooling and hospital admissions. Writes of Dulwich College studies…

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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Including duration and purpose of course, flying time on Oxford, ground training results, assessment of ability etc. Remarks by Chief Instructor include: 'A good average pilot who should prove his worth at 11 OTU. A sound reliable officer.'
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