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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1940-04"

LHowellJ552601v1.pdf
I J Howell’s wireless operator/ air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 6 September 1939 to 10 April 1941. Detailing his operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Finningley (76 Squadron and 7…

LDoxseyJA630441v1.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 5th October 1939 to 25th January 1944, recording training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, and Transport Command ferry duties across Africa, Brazil and USA.…

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Notes describing first leaflet sortie, problems with starboard engine, forced landing and activities in France and return to England. Then moves on to 207 Squadron and lists operations and flying after finishing second tour and post war.

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Flight Sergeant wireless operator on 58 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouze flying Whitley III. First operation to Ruhr to drop leaflets and crash landed in France on the way back. Other operations were convoy patrol and bombing in France, Netherlands,…

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Plain communion book with red cover with notes inside

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In uniform, seated on motorcycle. In a farmyard, with another motor cycle , farm house, farm buildings and two individuals in background. On the reverse 'April 1940 Sherborne'.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about his training at Redbrae including flying Ansons, an ice hockey game in Ayr and worrying about their lack of money.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including that his course has finished and he is spending a lot of time flying. He recalls funny stories from the classroom and is organising Jessie’s trip.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including his medical exam and moving accommodation. He refers to the bombing in Southend and Sheerness and warns Jessie about the danger from shrapnel.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry relates his most recent examination results, which indicate he should pass his final ones. He mentions receiving heavily censored letters from a friend posted to a controlled area of Scotland…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes from Redbrae and tells the story of his journey back from leave, including talking on the train to a Canadian civilian.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including playing golf, going to a local ice hockey match and his examination results.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about memories of their home-life and admits to being homesick. He has finished some tricky examinations and hopes to have more time in the evenings. Harry plans out Jessie's…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry is studying hard for his exams and putting in flying hours in Fokkers. He replies positively to Jessie's mention of starting to 'Dig for Victory' by growing vegetables and suggests…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about studying hard for examinations and meeting up with old colleagues.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie discussing the payment of a debt, his signals test and arrangements for her trip to see him in Scotland. He has managed to arrange somewhere for Jessie to stay and will send travel details nearer the time.

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French pass for Corporal James Henry Banks authorising route Essey Nancy in military vehicle. Signed with b/w photograph of corporal Banks in uniform in bottom right hand corner.
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