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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1936"

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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…

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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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Pilots flying log book for A J Turner, covering the period from 18 February 1935 to 31st August 1939. Detailing his flying training and pre-war flying duties with 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. He was stationed in Egypt and at RAF Aldergrove, RAF…

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555914 Gordon Cruickshank enlisted on 2 January 1936 in corps of cavalry of the line. Includes report on leaving 20 April 1937 and discharge on 22 April 1937.

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Five people, three men and a women with one hidden all wearing tennis gear and one man with suit and peaked cap standing by a tennis court net, Taken in Potsdam in 1936. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Pass part 1 and 2 of the law tripos in 1935 and 1936 at Trinity College Cambridge. On the reverse 'Mr Donaldson obtained honours in the law tripos, being placed in the third class in both parts'.

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31 recruits arranged in four rows, in front of a large tree. On the reverse 'Vic joining RAF 1936, 2nd row standing 2nd from left'.

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A record of Henry Ansell's time at Plaistow Secondary School, West Ham from 15th September 1936 to 25th July 1940. Includes marks for each subject, attendance, height and weight.

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Peter Hattersley's Certificate of Service and Discharge from the Auxiliary Air Force 1936 to 1937.

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Thirteen airmen in two rows, front sitting rear standing dressed in tunic and peaked caps. In the background a brick building with two windows. Airmen are annotated with number 1 to 13 underneath each. Note attached 'RAF Farnborough 5/6/36 "Monty"…

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Service certificate for David Boldy who served as a cadet and as an active member of Bareilly Contingent form 10 September 1934 to 9 September 1936.

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Character statement for David Boldy while studying at St Joseph’s College, Naini Tal from March 1934 to December 1936.

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School transfer certificate for David Boldy stating that he transferred to St Joseph’s College, Naini Tal from St Paul’s School, Darjeeling on 18 December 1936.

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School certificate for David Boldy issued by St Joseph’s College, Naini Tal stating that David Boldy has reached the required standard in Group I (English Subjects) Group II (Languages other than English) Group III (Mathematics and Science) and…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father telling him of sports results.

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Statement about David Boldy's character while attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, praising his true spirit of sportsmanship.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Requests his father to cancel the boat-train, so that he can visit Bombay to see friends and to tell the tennis shopkeeper that he…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. David writes that his younger brother and he have just returned from the annual camp, having won ten cups for sporting activities. He…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discussion is given to the sports David and his brother Steve took part in and the prizes won. Mentions other weekend activities,…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses The Olympics, particularly the boxing match between Gunboat Jack and Freeman. He enjoyed a day’s holiday; swimming, going…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Starts with a conversation about the high rainfall for the year, then discusses having been in trouble with the police, regarding an…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, Recently had a visit to Vals and had a good win on the slot machines. Discusses the football team’s latest results and confirms that…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, Discussion is giving to him now being five foot and five inches tall and weighs nine stone; however he currently has a broken hand…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Mentions joining the air force as a career, a school inspector will be visiting, and Brother Colagne.

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William Barfoot in featured in a group portrait of some forty men and boys, two rows standing with a third row seated. They are outside an ornate building and wear uniforms with white-topped peaked caps and carry musical instruments. In the centre of…
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