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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-01"

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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Writes that all was well and safe. On the reverse 'Telegram announcing safe arrival in Canada, Jan 41 to Dinks'.

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Mentions leaving for destination unknown and writes a little of his activities and money.

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

LRouseHC911641v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

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Describes the introduction of Halifax into service with associated problems. Mentions first operations to Le Havre. Goes on to describe engine and gun turret upgrades as well as other modifications. Continues with introduction of Mk 3. and Mk 6…

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Request that Harold Wakefield report to the Leicester recruiting centre on 9 January 1942. Gives instructions on what to bring and advises that he might not be required for immediate service.

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White Commonwealth war graves headstone for Sergeant A J Dickerson wireless operator air gunner, 28 January 1942. Submitted with caption 'Grave marker Rechswald Cemetery'.

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Cross with 030296 Sgt A J Dickerson RAF, 28.1.42. Submitted with caption 'First grave marker Reichswald Cemetery'. On the reverse 'Re-interred Reichswald Forest Mil Cem, plot XI, Row B, Gr No 18'.

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Notes of 106 Squadron presumed date of death 28 January 1942 over Germany.

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Informs him that confirmation had been received through the Red Cross that his son was killed in action on 28 January 1942. He was buried in military cemetery in Düsseldorf.

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RAF personnel document for Alfred James Dickerson with some details and notes killed in action 28/12/42. List of postings eventually to 106 Squadron. Notes alongside explains units posted to and some acronyms.

M78Sqn19361201-170421-14.pdf
Account of his aircraft, in which he was air observer, being attacked on return from operation in Germany by intruder aircraft. The aircraft was crash landed and caught fire. Miller escaped through the top hatch but noticed that the pilot and…

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

LPrickettTO40427v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 2 May 1940 to 18 June 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, operations flown and staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA. He was stationed at RAF…

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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Full length portrait of an airman wearing khaki uniform standing in the open with buildings in the background. On the reverse 'Ernest Tansley (Ernie) in Carsltom Field, USA, 22/1/1942, his 28th birthday'.

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A airman wearing khaki uniform stands sideways against a palm tree. In the background single story barracks. On the reverse 'Carlstrom Filed, Arcadia Florida, USA, 22nd Jan 1942'.

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On the left a man sitting on a chair weaning Naval uniform with cap. On the right standing, a boy dressed in naval uniform with sailors cap. On the reverse 'Albert and Peter, Peter aged 5 and Uncle Albert 7/1/1942'.

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Reports her husband previously reported as interned had arrived safely in Gibraltar

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States he had recently returned from Gibraltar and would be available for RAF duties after he had been debriefed by M.I.9(b). Directs his further actions and handling.

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From Pembroke Dock to London

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Reports that her husband was now back in this country.

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