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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-03"

A full length portrait of Ron in greatcoat with trainee flash on his cap. On the reverse 'St Johns tons of love. Ron'. It is stamped 'Mar 1942'.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Quebec.
#2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
#3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat.
#4 is a sign for the No. 9 Air…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street views with a burned out house.
#3 is a steam powered freight train.
#4 is a steam powered freight train crossing a bridge, seen from a road bridge.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.


Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is a city at the side of a river.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing of an aircraft.
#4 is Montreal with three bridges crossing the St…

Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

Four oblique aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a bridge crossing a frozen river and another bridge leading to a small island.
#2 is two bridges, Honor Mercier, crossing the St Lawrence river.
#3 is the Jacques Cartier bridge…

Ron in flying kit, on the wing of an Anson.

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Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a half length portrait of an airman in flying kit inside an aircraft.
#2 is a pilot in his seat in an Anson. It is stamped Mar 1942.

Top left - view across frozen river. Captioned 'Bow river, De Winton, Alta, "slightly ice-bound"!, 8.3.42'.
Top right - view across frozen river. Bridge in distance on the right. Captioned 'Still "ice-bound". Wooden C.R.R bridge in background.…

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Top left - night view down city street with cars and buildings on the far side. Captioned '8th Avenue west, Calgary, Alberta (taken at 2110 hrs, 21.2.42)'.
Top right - three-quarter length image of two men in hiking kit standing in front of a river.…


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…

Four airmen standing on steps. On the reverse 'March 1942 Terry. Davis. (Dave) Pete. MS

Seven men in shorts posing as a group. On the reverse 'Fixed at last'.

Includes some personal details, release authorization, certificate of service and release, leaving certificate and other information.

Map of part of Holland, close to the German border and the Ruhr, showing the crash sites of a Halifax on the 18 December 1944 and a Manchester on 13 March 1942.

Programme is for Pwllhi and Lleyn, 21 -28 March 1942, image of Winston Churchill on the reverse.

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…

Argues that his seniority for redundancy should be dated back to 3 September 1939 (not 9 March 1942) as he served earlier during the war and war in receipt of disability pension.

Ministry of aircraft production official secrets act document signed by Frank Nolan while assistant examiner at Aeronautical Inspection Directorate at Liverpool.

Request that he report for duty as inspector-in-charge, aeronautical inspection directorate, Liverpool district on 9 March 1942.
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