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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1938"

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Left side - a woman standing on left holding a wedding bouquet arm in arm with a man wearing suit and tie. In the background a church, Captioned 'Coronation year, June 1937, I married John'. Top right a group wedding photograph with bride and groom…

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Menu with drawing of Handley Page Heyford and Vickers Wellesley at top. 9 Squadron bat symbol and motto on left and 148 Squadron crossed axes and motto on the right. Menu in the centre for Sergeants Mess farewell dinner on 25 February 1938.

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To Sergeant turner at RAF Stradishall. From Jack in Lincoln announcing baby will arrive before 8 tonight.

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Family group of eight people plus one baby sitting in a living room with Christmas tree behind on the left.In the background a curtain. On the reverse 'Xmas 1938, Penny on grate [sic] grandmother'.

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On the right a man wearing a suit with hand sin his pocket talks to a woman on the left dressed in skirt, suit and hat. In the background an arched church doorway. On the reverse 'Grandma and Grandpa Turner, July 1938'.

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A woman wearing skirt, jacket and hat, stands next to a man in jacket and tie and wearing flat cap in front of a church doorway. On the reverse 'John and his mother, July 1938'.

LTurnerAJ561939v1.pdf
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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Announces he will fly up tomorrow.

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To John Turner and wife from Mina who writes overjoyed with news.

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Three annotated items:

Item 1 : Photograph of air raid shelter with pets
caption 1 'Air Raid Shelter constructed by a firm called "Troy" in 1938. Left [undecipherable] It was 16' deep with a poisen [sic] gas free escape hatch…

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Front side view of an Alfa Romeo 6C with engine hood on its right side open to show engine. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

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Front view of open an Alfa Romeo 6C parked on driveway with figure wearing flat cap in driving seat (Leonard Cheshire). License GN3064. In the background trees. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Side view of an Alfa Romeo 6C with a building in the background right and trees behind. Reported as GN 3064. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Diary kept by Jessie Redgrave with detailed daily entries on her life.

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A licence issued to Harry Redgrave

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List medals for David Donaldson including Distinguished Service order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross. Medal for Joyce Donaldson, War Medal 1939-45. Lists RAF Service for David Donaldson from 1934 to demob in November 1945. Lists Joyce…

ODonaldsonDW70185-180125-01.pdf
Includes certificate of competency, details of holder. renewals in 1935, 35, 37, 38, 39.

LDonaldsonDW70185v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…

ARossiterHC150913.mp3
Harry Rossiter grew up in East London but his family moved to Essex which gave Harry a “ringside view” of the Battle of Britain. He volunteered as a bicycle messenger and tried to join the Royal Navy as a telegraphist. He was encouraged to join…

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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Three young men receiving trophies from elderly lady standing behind trestle table, school children in the background. Signature on reverse. Captioned 'St James annual sports meeting 1st June 1938. Being presented with long jump cup - also won two of…

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MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-06.pdf
London County Council driving licence for Frank Hobbs address Tooting. Valid 1 December 1937 to 30 November 1938 with extension sticker to 9 December 1940. One conviction stamp for minor offence 20 November 1939

AWarrenH160325.mp3
Interview in which he describes joining the RAF in 1938 and worked as ground crew. After training in Canada, he became a flight engineer and worked on Sunderlands flying from RAF Greenock.

LClydeSmithD39856v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 10 May 1937 to 31 May 1942. Detailing his flying training, Operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Sealand, RAF Henlow, RAF Calshot, RAF Watchet, RAF…

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Driving test appointment for 23 May 1938 in Hull
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