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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-06"

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Over 120 airmen in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Titled '576 Squadron June 1945'

PBradburyDC17010009.pdf
Item 1 - photo of seven airmen at the front of a Lancaster. 81 operations are recorded on the nose. There are flags of Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK. In the background is a second Lancaster.

Item 2 - a telegram to Flying Officer Freamo…

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Top, a battleship at sea captioned 'T2014 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC380 6 3/8 [CRUISER HMS ] NEWCASTLE POST 8 HT 300' and '22 May 1945 position 8 HT 300 FT Cruiser HMS Newcastle’
Bottom, a picture of a hospital ship at sea captioned 'T2077 STD' and '6…

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Top a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2070 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 M.V. POSN 25 250' and '13 June 1945 Position 25 250 FT'.
Bottom a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2069 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 'WILLIAM D BYRON' POSN 24 100FT'…

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Writes that she received letter from Mrs Shaw that an aircrew had been laid to rest in France and had received photograph of the grave. Enquires whether Doris had heard anything and asks her to get in touch with authorities to find out if Malcolm…

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Enclosing £1 contribution to S.A.S.O's presentation.

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Writes to Clark in hospital that he is sorry to hear of broken leg. Mentions he has not told Clark's parents of the accident.

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Writes of the impending disestablishment of 100 Group and telling a little of the history. Goes on to say that he has opened a subscription list for a leaving presentation or the A.O.C. Suggest £1.00 for wing commanders and above and 10 shillings…

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Addressed to Wing Commander Donaldson, 192 Squadron. Letter concerns contributions to present for A.O.C. and possible contributions for another person called 'Our Rory'. Notes that such subscription lists are strictly against peacetime regulations…

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Thanks him for contribution to A.O.C's presentation fund. Signed 'Chips'.

LDonaldsonDW70185v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…

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Letter concerns information for temporary officers being selected for permanent commissions. Information on individual requests for commission cannot be given until the composition of the post war air force has been determined. A number of really…

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Writes of family and elections. Catches up with family news.

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Two photographs showing activities arround the swimming pool at Celle. Arthur's Mobile Servicing Squadron was based there, base B 118 from June 1945.

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Aerial photograph showing a camp in open country side. Captioned 3110 T4/35 19 Jun 45. F20" // McCulloch.

Identification kindly provided by Kim Roller of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook group.

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Arthur Standivan's permission to ride one of the unit's motor-cycles.

LWannopRE176129v3.pdf
Pilot's flying log book number three for R E Wannop, covering the period from 1 March 1945 to 9 November 1945. Detailing his operations flown and post was flying duties. He was stationed at RAF Tuddenham and RAF Feltwell. Aircraft flown was…

LColeFIG1817994v1.pdf
Navigator's, Air Bomber's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book for Ivor Cole, wireless operator. Covers the period from 3 September 1943 to 7 February 1946. Details his training, operations and flight to the Far East. Aircraft flown were Dominie,…

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The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

MThorpJF1623333-160412-04.pdf
Some information about 467 Squadron's history and about Lancaster R5863 'S Sugar' which is currently in the RAF museum at Hendon. Mentions operations on 6 June 1944. Includes colour photograph showing front quarter of a Lancaster inside a museum. In…

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Account of the last crew from 405 Squadron flying home from RAF Linton-on-Ouse. Tells the story of an airman groundcrew plucked to replace a flight engineer who had been taken ill and subsequently being transformed into aircrew. Mentions Operations…

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Details of Pilot Officer P J Hogan with promotions, personal details and b/w head and shoulders portrait photograph.
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