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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1947-05"

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

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Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.

MHaggerJ1920358-200904-02.pdf
Includes some personal, medical and next of kin details. Attestation date 26 May 1947.

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Lists eight crew including Pilot Officer E H Tansley. Date of reburial 1947-05-16. Collective grave one cross.

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A man wearing suit and hat standing with a wreath in front of a large memorial in a park. A serviceman stands by to the right. On the left a large group pf people in civilian attire watch from a footpath. On the reverse 'May 7th 1947. Maj [....…

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Two Dakotas, one with '38' on the nose, the other with an ambulance badge on the rear fuselage. On the reverse 'S.A.A.F. Dakota, on the Transport Flight dispersal. Fayid. May. 1947'.

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Lincoln Thor II with engines running. On the reverse 'Lincoln. Thor II. arrives at Fayid. May 1947'.

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Two men standing by their bikes. Behind are a row of palm trees. On the reverse 'Arthur and Jack Tour de Egypt. May. 1947.'

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A cyclist speeding round a roundabout. On the reverse 'Jack cornering a road island in Port Fouad. Park in the background. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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Stan's friend sitting at a table on the veranda of their hostel. it is captioned 'The "Great" Springer poses. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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Stan sitting beside a table on the veranda of a hostel. Behind are two bicycles. On the reverse 'Taking it easy on the Hostel's verandah [sic]. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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A blurred image of Stan on his bike. On the reverse 'Self taking a corner in Port Fouad Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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A view along a road at the side of the Suez Canal. On the reverse 'A stretch of Canal Road with a Navigation House in the distance. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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A man holding a tandem beside a concrete road marker with 'Port Said 6'. On the reverse 'Jack Springer, touring partner. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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A tandem bicycle with a man working on the chain. Behind is the Suez Canal. On the reverse is annotated 'The "Kiddie" putting the chain back on the BSA. Tour de Egypt May 1947'.

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Alexander in the rear turret of a Lincoln, annotated 'Lincoln May 47 My Office BP Type D 2.5" Wyton'.

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Colin Deverell was born in Croydon. Upon leaving school, he worked for Oliver Typewriter Company, where he gained engineering skills to become an amateur rigger for Imperial Airways, before finding employment with Rollaston Aircraft Services in 1939.…

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Official documents recording that Philip Batty joined the regular Royal Air Force from the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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Glad that oral exams went alright and offering advice on taking examinations. Asks if extra tuition and talks on other school activities. Catches up on family news and events, jam and sweets being sent tomorrow. Planning to drive over on Sunday and…

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Writes that new accommodation will be good and provide privacy during her school certificate term. Catches up with news. He will send application form for summer camp to school and enclosed booking fee. Provides data on eggs laid by chickens.…

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Thanks for letters and glad settled at school. Talks of clothes and food sent. Enquires about life at school and mentions hard work required for exams. Talks of weather and family activities and successes with laying chickens.

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Photograph 1 is a group of airmen arranged in three rows, all with their arms crossed. All in khaki except one man in white. Captioned 'Command Photographic Reproduction Section. Seletar. 1st May 1947'
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Cpl Carter. Cpl Stockwell. Sgt…
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