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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1947"

MRidingRH1525125-210923-20.jpg
A certificate issued to Ron for his good service and an accompanying letter.

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RAF Form 1657A issued to Ron to cover his Yellow Fever vaccination.

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The letter thanks him for his news and passes on news from Thiberville where he evaded capture.

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
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…

ODaymanC1818522-210821-01.pdf
Contains personnel details and notes service between 19 July 1943 and 4 June 1947.

LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

LBennettHW561480v2.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 7/8/43 to 14/10/48, detailing training and instructional duties as a pilot.
Based at RAF Brough (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School), RCAF Station Neepawa (No. 35 Elementary Flying Training…

LStapleyVA175092v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for Victor Stapley, flight engineer. Covers two periods; training and operations 18 January 1944 to 2 July 1944 and post-war service in Flying Control from 19 September 1945…

OSnookAJ1813151-190910-01.pdf
Contains some personal details.

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Norm Smith gives very brief description of his career. He trained as a pilot in Australia then on to England and 463 and later 467 Squadrons, post war, remaining in RAAF until 1947. Flew Tiger Moths, Ansons, Wellingtons, Stirlings and the Lancaster.…

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Top left - view from aircraft cockpit of coastline with sea to 'right . Captioned 'Flying along the Gold Coast. Oct 47'.
Top right - rear quarter view of a Dove with a group of men looking down at objects behind the starboard wing. Captioned…

PDoxseyJA18010057.jpg
Top - front quarter view of a de Havilland Dove parked on an airfield with men servicing. Captioned 'Dove at Casablanca Oct 47'.
Bottom left - view of a cockpit instrument panel. Captioned 'Dove panel'.
Bottom right - Tail if a Dove parked next to…

PDoxseyJA18010056.jpg
Top left rear quarter view of a snow covered civilian twin aircraft parked. Captioned 'At Brussels Feb 47'.
Bottom left - on the right side, the front of an aircraft engine. In the distance an Airspeed Consul aircraft in front of a hangar with open…

PDoxseyJA18010055.jpg
Top - view from air of houses, buildings and hangars. Captioned 'Landing at Croydon'.
Bottom left - front quarter view of a civilian twin engine aircraft (Airspeed Consul). Captioned 'Consul snowed up at Zurich, Feb 47'.
Bottom right - view from…

PDoxseyJA18010054.jpg
Left - a double photograph showing tree tops on top and snow covered landscape below. Captioned 'Zugerburg, Switzerland, Feb 47'.
Top right - tail of a civilian aircraft parked at airport with buildings in the background. Captioned 'With the Consul…

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Article concerning shoe manufacturer for survey of African continent. Annotated 'Our morning paper, Monday 16/11/47'.

LDoxseyJA630441v2.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 1st February 1944 to 30th July 1949, recording training and Transport Command duties across Europe, Africa and India as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. Also later civil flying…

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Gives personal details, joined RAF 21 November 1940, commissioned 21 October 1944 and released 6 January 1947.

SBrennanJ1210913v20002-0004.pdf
Contains some personal details. Last day of service 6 January 1947.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Carol Jones, Jack’s daughter.

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PDammesJ1711.jpg
Three women on top of a hay cart playing with the hay. On the reverse '1947 Vera Wilde W.L.A.'

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PDammesJ1709.jpg
Eight women arranged in two rows in front of a hay stack. On the reverse 'W.L.A. 1947 2nd (Left) front Gladys Marston (nee Monks)'.

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PDammesJ1707.jpg
Seven women sitting on the ground by a gate. On the reverse 'Jean Raven Betty Render Gladys Monk Dolly Kay Booth Kay Jean Approx 1947 Land Army'.

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LWierT500238v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 12 May 1941 to 5 October 1955. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with Number 4 Ferry Pool and Number 48, 9, 27 Maintenance Units. He was…
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