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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-06"

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Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

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Received when appointed a Warrant Officer in the RAF. Signed by the Secretary of State for Air .

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Left page - top left - group of military personnel marching top left with spectators in background left. Captioned 'Iraq'.
Top right - group of military personnel on parade with standards. Spectators in distance on the left. Captioned 'Egypt'.…

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Left page - left - three men wearing civilian suit and tie, the centre man holding a hoisted standard, standing in front of a stone church.
Right - three men wearing civilian suit and tie, the centre man holding a grounded furled standard with…

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'At last, I told you so, all the best from Got Hards.'

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'Briefed at last - happy landings Pal' from 'Jim.'

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'What about a QDM Mitch' from Bill and Jim.

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'What's your ETA Mitch' from the gang.

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'You've had it now Mitch' from Jim and Bill.

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'Congratulations and best wishes for the future' from Celia and Tony.

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'Congratulations and best of luck spare room is ready' from Cola and Mary.

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'Briefed at last congratulations' from Bill.

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The letter accompanies two flying log books.

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Inviting him to an investiture for award of his son's DFM.

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A view of Mount Kenya taken from an aircraft. On the reverse 'Mt. Kenya taken from 968.Wimp Kenya June 15th 1946'.

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Stan is sitting on a rock at the coast. On the reverse 'Conquest Bay Aden. June. 1946'.

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Stan sitting on the rocks by the sea. On the reverse 'Conquest Bay Aden .June. 1946.'

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The three airmen are working on a table. On the reverse Working out Dave's courses etc for his U.K. trip June 46'.

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The letter congratulates Dick Curnoock on being promoted to warrant officer and is full of domestic news.

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Two RAF sergeants walking along a street, annotated 'Leave Stirling June 1946'.

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From James and Helen Girdwood asking if they had heard any more news of Hedley who had been friends with their son Bill in Canada. Enclosed photograph of Bill. Addendum notes - 'Extract from Sidcup Times,21 June 1946 notice of pilot Jordan killed…

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Full length wedding portrait of Arthur and Joyce Long's wedding. He is dressed in a suit, she in a long white dress with veil and small train. She is carrying a large bridal bouquet.

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Top - air-to-air view of six Lancasters in echelon formation with clouds in the background. All have light paint scheme.
Bottom left - ground to air view of formation of 12 Spitfires followed by one six Mosquito aircraft . Building bottom right.…

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Top - ground to air view of formation of twelve Lancasters over Nelson's Column. Church steeple on bottom left.
Middle left - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in formation over city of London. River Thames runs left to right through middle. Tail…

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Top - newspaper cutting with photograph, air-to-air view of two Lancaster behind in trail in formation. Notes that Lancasters of 35 Squadron will represent RAFs heavy bombers in London's Victory Day fly-past. Picture taken during test flight from…
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