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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-01"

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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A membership card for the Aboukir Boat Club issued to Rex Searle.

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Message to occupied Jersey saying longing to be together again and good health. Reply on reverse catches up with news of friends and activities.

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Send that parcels of books and cigarettes have been sent to P/O Baker. Asks for prisoner of war number and address.

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Writes that he has not yet received any letters from her. Mentions he is addressing letter differently (through British Embassy Ankara, Turkey) to see which is quickest. Mentions activities over festive season including party with sing song on new…

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Writes that he is well and that he had received no letters as yet. Writes that they had a merry Christmas as were allowed some beer. Mentions entertainment and seeing new year in. Says contact Red Cross or post office for most suitable writing paper.

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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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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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Informs her they have forwarded letter to her son and gives his address at Dulag Luft.

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Christmas greetings to employees of George Harker and Company Limited. Relates Christmas day activities of an army unit in the Middle East as well as wishing employees well.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Hannover. The image is largely clear with only one flare in the top left. Street patterns and buildings are clearly visible. Captioned ‘2. J (Z6) 12 NT 26-27/1/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’

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Vertical aerial photograph of unidentified location. Detail are largely obscured by clouds, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. Towards the top a road and fields are visible. Captioned ‘2. S (X8) 12 NT 31/1-1/2-42 TX. F/8” [arrow].

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Royal Air Force form enrolling Liz Humphrey into the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.

LMackieGA855966v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 17 September 1940 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Meir, RAF Cranfield, RAF…

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…

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…

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…

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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A note referring to Peter's mentioned in a Despatch for distinguished service. Surname given as Hazeldine.

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From Medicine Hat to parents' address. Reads 'Gone solo Harvard Xmas Calgary Banff hired car wonderful scenery thanks cable many letters = Hedley Madgett'.

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Writes from Medicine Hat that he is having his first Sunday morning off. Writes of flying schedule, early starts, poor weather and lack of winter flying kit but this has now been issued. Tells of Christmas excursion by train to Calgary and activities…

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Telegram from Medicine Hat address for parents. Reads 'Two parcels received many thanks having final examinations too busy to write till now = Hedley Madgett 127'.

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