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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-05"

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To officer commanding 242 Squadron RAF Oakington from Flt Lt William Roy Peter Perry requesting postponement of release for 6 months.

OBakerWB1392752-161128-01.pdf
Gives some personal details, medical report,

MDaymanC1818522-210821-02.pdf
Made out for Clifford Dayman and contains record of qualification and courses. Includes b/w photograph head and shoulders portrait.

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Ivor sitting on the edge of the pool. On the reverse 'Self sitting on the edge of static water pool RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view of the market. Two men are standing in the foreground. In the background are many people buying and selling local produce. On the reverse 'Kandy Market Ceylon May 1946'.

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A large building with one airmen walking in the front. On the reverse 'No 2 Officers' Mess RAF Kandy with "Paddy" walking along the steps Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view across the river with trees on both banks. On the reverse 'The Mawataganger River Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A thatched building with a pile of bricks and tiles outside. On the reverse 'A brickworks on the camp road. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view of cumulus clouds over Kandy. On the reverse 'Cloud Formations at dusk Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A low building with a statue of a soldier on a horse in the gardens. On the reverse 'The Phoenix Tea Gardens Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Ceylon Government Railways (CGR) 4-6-0 Steam Locomotive. On the reverse 'Ceylon Trains at Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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The two men are standing on a rock ledge in a hilly forest. On the reverse 'F/O Chown and myself on the hills overlooking RAF Camp Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'

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Three boys working at a forge. On the reverse 'Boys working at the Smithys Forge. At Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Ivor standing at the edge of a stream with jungle around him. He is wearing shorts and khaki uniform. On the reverse 'Self "On the rocks" Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Ivor sitting on a brick wall. He is dressed in khaki and shorts. On the reverse 'Self sitting on bridge on camp road. Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'

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A low building on a rise with steps and gardens leading up to it. On the reverse 'No 1. (our mess) RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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An airman in shorts and khaki sitting on a fence. On the reverse 'F/O "Dusty" Miller from Dartford Kent. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view of a palm tree, looking up its trunk. On the reverse 'One of many palm trees around here. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Two views of the camp from above. On the reverse of the first 'A view of a part of the camp. Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'
On the reverse of the second 'Overlooking the camp at RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Airmen's billets at RAF Kandy. The buildings are built into a hillside surrounded by palm trees. On the reverse 'Scene of our billets from the main road. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Two field workers in the foreground and two in the background. They are working on a rice field. On the reverse 'Boys cutting paddy (rice) at Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A bullock cart. On the reverse 'A "Yak" outside the MT section Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.
A second image is annotated on the reverse 'The old "yak" one again Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A sign indicates that this is the entrance to RAF Kandy. Coming out of the camp are five people. On the reverse 'Camp notice board on the road to No 1 Mess RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'

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The two men are standing outside a wooden hut. On the reverse 'Self and VS Peter Once Again Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Three palm trees reflected in a pool. On the reverse 'A view just outside our billets, Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.
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