Browse Items (20 total)

  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1947-01"

ESenechalERidingRH470115-0001.jpg
The letter thanks him for his news and passes on news from Thiberville where he evaded capture.

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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…

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…

SBrennanJ1210913v20005-00010002-0001.jpg
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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Left page - forward part of a Vickers Viking with several personnel in a group standing in front. Some men are wearing greatcoats and one a flying suit. Captioned 'A.M. Film Unit 26.1.47, Vickers Armstrong Wisley, photographing "King Flight" before S…

NFryHL200304-02.jpg
In memory of Acting Flight Lieutenant Harold Leonard Fry of No 467 Squadron RAAF, presumed died 29 January 1944.

EAirMinMcLoughlinM470114-0001.jpg
Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describe crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

EAirMinBrettKFM470115-0001.jpg
Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describes crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

MShawSR3002545-160211-17.jpg
A detailed description of three flights undertaken in 1947 . Stan flew on 53 trips as a flight engineer. He names some of his colleagues and mentions they never had a crash between March 46 and March 47.

PShawSR16020108.jpg
Stan Shaw driving a tractor in front of a Wellington. In the background is a man on a bicycle On the reverse 'U.T. Tractor Driver!! Aden. Jan. 1947'.

ECurnockRMIrvinLL451126.jpg
The first letter asks for his Caterpillar club pin and is dated 26/11/45. The second letter asks to purchase a gold pin, and is dated 23/1/47.

EWoodleadACurnockRM460115-0001.jpg
The letter thanks Dick Curnock for sending photographs and a letter. He describes a short holiday in Manchester and discusses prices of meals, drinks and taxis.

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On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Wing Commander Donaldson D.S.O, D.F.C

EChadwickRLaphamR470127-0001.jpg
Corrects her spelling of receipt and asks about photographs. States he has recovered from shingles and is feeling well. Mentions that mother has obtained some jam and goes on to discuss weather and heavy snow. Hopes she is warm enough at school.…

EChadwickRLaphamR470122-0001.jpg
Thanks for letter and is sending money for camp fee. Mentions that he enjoyed christening ceremony and spoke to Princess Elizabeth. Catches up with news.

EChadwickRLaphamR470116-0001.jpg
Hopes she is settled back at school and writes that parcel with letters and photographs other items is being prepared. Questions her about school activities and hope she has comfortable dormitory. Catches up with family news.

PToombsSE15100065.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of two men wearing collar and ties. On the reverse 'Taken on the 18.1.47 Winter Gardens. Our last stag party. Yrs. Kiss my b.R.A. Gut Oot!'.

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-08.pdf
The document is broken down into Definitions, scope, air warfare, air safety, organisation, Ministry of Supply, Commands, Groups, Stations, Squadrons, Basic and operational training, Post Graduate training, Navigation technique -Policy, Equipment -…

EAirMinFirthJB470101.jpg
References John Firth's request for his log book which was forwarded with this letter.
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