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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1937"

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

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Officer pilots' tie club, reason for formation and membership rules, subscription, address and levie.

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PJonesJT17050057.jpg
A head and shoulders of Jack in Police uniform. On the front is handwritten 'To Dave from Jack'.
There is a second almost identical photograph.

BSmithBMSmithBMv1.pdf
Starts with early memories of life at home and school. Mentions his father was in the RAF stationed at RAF Henlow, RAF Cardington and Brize Norton. Mentions laying up car at the beginning of the war as they were not entitled to petrol coupons but…

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Three papers Peter Baxter took to gain entry to the Apprenticeship scheme in 1937. the first is Mathematics, the second Science and the third the General.

LPrickettTO40427v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 26 October 1937 to 30 April 1940. Detailing his flying training and flying instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Netheravon, RAF Linton-on-Ouse, RAF Upavon…

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

LHarrisPI19061214v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P I Harris, covering the period from 12 January 1932 to 29 September 1937. Detailing his flying training and pre war flying duties with 35, 6 and 47 squadrons. He was stationed at RAF Digby, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Ramleh,…

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The garden of Andrzej Jeziorski's house.

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A woman standing in a garden with her house behind.

LMitchellJEF550261v1.pdf
L Mitchell’s air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 1 July 1936 to 17 September 1941. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at Upper Heyford, Driffield, Boscombe Down and Linton-on-Ouse…

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Left page. Top - autograph from Jean Batten after congratulations for record flight Australia to England. Bottom - autograph from Giles Guthrie and note of England to South Africa air race with W A Scott.
Bottom right - photograph of two men…

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Left page. Top - Duisburg the main target, 8 bombers missing. Account of operation.
Bottom left - Airman to wed airman's widow. Alex Henshaw (test pilot) to wed widow of Count de Chateaubrun killed eight months after wedding in December 1937.…

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Two items, a Silver Jubilee Xpdograph souvenir of John, head and shoulders, captioned 'John'. Two ladies, John and Joy and a car by a building with thatched roof, captioned 'Devon 1937'.

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Front quarter airborne view of a single engine, two seat biplane registration G-ACHO. Both cockpits occupied and Avro trademark forward of registration on fuselage. Bellow right a large factory with chimneys. On the reverse 'The Avro Cadet over…

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County Borough of Southampton, Deanery Senior Boys School, Leaver's Record and Character form, Very good.

LLancasterJO103509v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 6 July 1937 to 15 September 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Anstey, RAF Desford, RAF Sealand, RAF…

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Four photographs from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of boys and two masters. They are holding a board 'Salford Grammar School 1935-1936 Form 3A'. It is captioned 'Photograph by Stansfield Parker'.
Photo 2 is a group of boys and two masters.…

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-103.jpg
A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock on his First Communion.

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-065.pdf
Narborough Road Senior Boys' School No 1 July 1937 school magazine. Articles about school visits, a short story, school sports and activities.

MBanksP519903-150715-01.pdf
Brown cloth cover marked reprinted in India July 1942. Contents: Chapter 1 - appreciations, orders and reports. Chapter 2 - Discipline. Chapter 3 - Signals. Chapte 4- air navigation. Chapter 5 - meteorological information. Chapter 6 - airmanship.…

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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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A postcard with a view of Teddington Suspension bridge to Harry from his mother.
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