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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1941-09"

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Fifty airmen wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in four rows in a park with trees in the background. On the reverse 'Photograph of flight 9/12 A.C.R.C London, 20/9/41'.

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Bill writes that he is about to be posted within London for a short period. [page missing] Have been given food to improve night vision but he really misses getting fresh milk. Are about to move and really feel they have left 'civvie street'…

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Bill is at the Receiving Centre in London. He writes that he has had a good Sunday with going to a Baptist Chapel and being invited for tea by the pastor and meeting up with another cadet - 'I can say my first Sunday in the RAF has been splendid'. …

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Writes from the Receiving Centre of his billet in a 'rather nice block of flats' near Regents Park and of walking round looking at bomb damage to some old haunts in London.

They go to the zoo for their meals ('lot of monkeys').

Will on be at…

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Form stating Ted Neale is medically fir for Aircrew Duties

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Notes that Captain Donaldson master of Hudson AE 538 with three on board on route to United Kingdom entered and cleared Newfoundland Airport 6 September 1941.

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Allows David Donaldson to enter airports, hangars and associated properties. On the reverse 'D W Donaldson'.

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Admission for one to witness investiture.

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Letter to David's younger brother Norman. Hank thanks him for the opportunity to see a copy of Norman's write up of David's Royal Air Force career and confirms that it is factually correct. Hank reviews his association with David and aspects of his…

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Writes from Swift Current that they still have not started flying. They have been issued with text books on flying and are doing lots of sports. Mentions the weather and the time his latest letter took to get from England. States that they will get…

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Cannot understand why they have received so few letters from him and lists those he has sent. Continues that he has finished final examinations and describes navigation exam. States that they other exams and in particular theory of flight for which…

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Written from Swift Current, Saskatchewan and apologises for not writing earlier but has been very busy. Thanks them for birthday greetings and writes about money. Writes that he has bought camera and about first snow. Says they have started flying…

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Explains that he has not been able to write to all as he has used allowance of letters to parents. Says that there he can tell apart from assuring them that he keeping well. Mentions summer weather and that they had been able to keep cool indoors.…

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Certification of the death of 649384, Sergeant Ivor Roderick Fraser missing believed killed 8 September 1941.

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Letter from Keith Dexter to Phyllis Dexter. He writes making arrangements for his leave.

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Letter from Keith Dexter to Phyllis Dexter. He send congratulations for her birthday and apologies for only sending money as he is unable to shop because of work. He continues with news of his impending leave and about arranging to meet up and of…

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Peter Lamprey writes that he failed his final board and will have to stay a further three weeks. He mentions duties as rifle party and defence squad and concludes by catching up with friends news.

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View of open land with occasional woods. In the foreground long grass and bushes. In the centre middle distance a woods with building to the right. On the reverse '1-9-41 Mt Hampden S Rhodesia, S Africa, View of farm from hill, Salisbury, S.…

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Reg Woolgar was born in Hove. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force in December 1939 and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner. He flew Hampdens with 49 Squadron. His aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire on a mine laying operation to Oslo…

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The first photograph is of two Ansons on the apron at Port Albert. Captioned 'Waiting to take off. Tarmac, Port Albert. The second is inside the cockpit of an aircraft with the pilot at the controls, captioned 'The "Glasshouse" Sgt Wadham'. The third…

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Environs of Port Albert. The first photograph is a view over Lake Huron into the setting sun. Captioned 'Sundown, Lake Huron, September 1941.' The second is a view along a road. The trees are bare of leaves. Captioned 'Typical road scene. November…

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A mass execution of Jews is taking place whilst fierce fires are burning in the background. To the front of the crowd, many have been killed and are lying on the ground. Others are being herded into the mass of people being killed, some holding up…

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