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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-10"

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…

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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A remembrance service held for JE Hanson at Nab Wood Cemetery.

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…

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for completing his pilot training course.

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Six soldiers in desert uniform and shorts sitting in front of tents.
On the reverse -
'Clairwood
8/10/42
Fred
Jim Noden (Cheshire)
Eric Haywood (Surrey)
Ken Barker (Chatham)
Tom Pantry (Hampton Court)
Albert (Blondie) Newman…

YPattissonC1264245v1.pdf
Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…

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Air-to-air view of a large formation of Lancasters flying over Montrichard. The Cher river runs from middle left to right with a bridge in middle. Submitted with description 'Photo numbered C3186. Showing Lancasters flying on low-level daylight…

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The medical board was held at St Athan to assess Peters medical suitability for remustering to aircrew.

OFryHL413129-200304-01.pdf
Included description and personal details of service, postings and dates.

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Invoice for uniform items amounting to £34 0s 6d.

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Details actions undertaken on inspection.

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Sates that J F Nolan has been accorded household status and asks that he instructs Nolan to claim lodging allowance with effect from 7th September 1942.

OGouldAG1605203-160708-01.pdf
Personal details and service from 7 October 1942 to 8 October 1946.

ETansleyEHTansleyAE-D421014.pdf
Writes about leave and catches up with family matters and travel arrangements.

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Alan writes that he is being transferred to another camp. He recalls previous Christmases and talks about family and friends.

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Alan writes that nothing has changed. He asks for brown leather gloves to be sent. He asks after Basil and Pip then asks for his car to be looked after.

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Alan writes that mail is coming through from his parents. He asks after Basil and states he is keeping fit, physically and mentally.

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Notes place of aircrew selection board on 10/03/43 and lists all course undertaken, promotion dates, flying times on operational aircraft and last medical board.

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Thanks her for letters and says life there continues the same. Mentions friend in camp and his studies. Mentions that it was getting chilly and expects severe winter.

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Provides explanation for mistaken report that Donald had died. Source of mistake was a signal quoting Red Cross cable that he had died. When this was queried, Red Cross confirmed with German authorities that he was alive and well. Details subsequent…

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Had not received any mail due to restrictions. Asked if she got letter of condolence when he was supposed to be dead and clears up matter of girl from Stamford. Says he will need new underwear for next year if they are still there (1943). Resigned to…
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