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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1941-03"

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Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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Medical questions for William Roy Peter Perry

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For William Roy Peter Perry - includes personal and medical details.

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

LHansonJE46968v1.pdf
Flying log book for J E Hanson, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1939 to 1 October 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Finnningley, RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Lindholme, RAF…

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…

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First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…

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Accounts of flying formation on 2 February 1941, cross country in a Wellington 3 March 1941, night flying om 4 March, cross country and night flying 5 March.

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Made out for T J Jones placed in grade 1 (one).

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Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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BDowardATansleyEHv2.pdf
Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

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Official document with personal details. Service commenced 19 March 1941. Selected and passed as pilot. List units during training.

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Alan advises he passed his observer's course and was now studying for an astro-navigation course.

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Alan says he is fine and was not involved in a crash examination.

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Sent to occupied Jersey via International Red Cross with message hoping she is well. Reply on reverse anxiously awaiting news and wonders how he is progressing.

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Writes on leave in Somerset. Finished course at Brough and had one and a half weeks leave before next course starts. Describes journey and activities. Mentions bombing of Bristol previous night and mentions plans for the day. Hope to hear from her…

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Still at Brough and finished ground instruction and fly every day when weather permits. Writes about money mistake made by Post Office now rectified. Received letter from acquaintance asking him if he was OK. Passes on news from other letters. Writes…

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List of twenty-nine letters sent by Donald Baker to his mother between June 1940 and September 1941. Also notes he was shot down on 5 November 1941.

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Stars in June 1940 based on letters written to his mother. Tells of life in Rhodesia before being called up and travelling to England, Discusses war as well as work and social life and initial training in Rhodesia. Goes on to describe a little of…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a ticket for the Graduation Dance.
Photo 2 is the cover of the menu for the Graduation Dinner.
Photo 3 is the menu and events for the 'Graduation Grub'.
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