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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1951"

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…

ASouterKP210710.mp3
Kenneth Souter was born in Sunderland. His father ran a business importing wooden pit props. Kenneth learned to fly at Cambridge, and his first air experience flight was on the 5th of July 1939, and after training he went solo on the 31st of July…

PWierT1708.jpg
A large group of men mostly wearing civilian dress but two in overalls and one in the centre wearing battledress and beret. Three men kneeling in front, with most standing in line and five behind on top of a Chipmunk aircraft. In the background…

MWierT500238-170122-08.pdf
Describes log books. Mentions August 1943 accident leading to no entries for September 1943. Gained commission in RAF in 1948. Mentions flying first jet in November 1948 and two incidents while flying and that he had shortened his name from…

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…

BWierTWierTv2.pdf
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…

MSmithBM582378-170220-01.pdf
Preface covers his training as an apprentice at RAF Halton and subsequent training as an electrical fitter at RAF St Athan. Outlines career with transition to ground engineer and then other postings. Continues with time as an instructor teaching a…

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Hogan P J Officers records - directorate of postings brown file cover

PJarmyJFD17010013.jpg
Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are captioned 'Negombo - Ceylon'.
Photo 1 is a riverside with canoes.
Photo 2 is a European man in shorts with six native boys, one on a bike.
Photo 3 is a street with palm trees, captioned 'Tripoli -…

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PJarmyJFD17010008.jpg
Nine photographs of Jack's postings. They are dated 1950-1951.
Photo 1 is a view over Changi, Singapore.
Photo 2 is a man selling blankets, captioned 'Mauripur-Pakistan'.
Photo 3 is a building, captioned 'Temple Hill Mess'.
Photo 4 is a street…

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EStandenJReadCW511026-0001.jpg
Letter informs his mother that due to Aubrey's death she has a pension of £52 per year. With two forms one describing how to draw the pension, the other describing how it had been calculated.

LBeethamMJ19230517v4.pdf
M J Beetham’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 3 January 1950 to 29 Aug 1962. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Marham (214 Squadron), RAF Mildenhall (HQ 3 Group Bomber Command)…

PColsonWA1605.jpg
On the left a woman sitting on a bench offering a bone to a dog sitting on the bench between the woman and a young girl on the right looking on. In the background a fence. Submitted with caption; 'Wyn & Joan Colson (Billy’s Sister) 1951'.

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LPrickettTO40427v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book, three, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 2 November 1966. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA, Empire Central Flying School,…

PDryhurstHG1626.jpg
RAF intersection football medal 1950/1951 and presentation box.

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LDryhurstHG1332214v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book for G H Dryhurst, covering the period from 1 June 1950 to 8 January 1952.

PEleyNJ1642.jpg
Jim Eley sitting on the port wing of a De Haviland Vampire Jet, submitted with caption; “First experience in a jet. North Luffenham June 1951.”)

PEleyNJ1640.jpg
Eight RAF personnel (at least 7 of whom are pilots) standing in front of a late model spitfire, submitted with caption; “Flying the Spitfire 22 and the Vampire 5 at 102 RFS North Luffenham, June 1951.”

PEleyNJ1628.jpg
RAF Personnel and civilians in front of brickwall with 2 windows, submitted with caption; “RFS Oakington flying Harvards. June 1951.”

BDowardATansleyEHv2.pdf
Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

LJenkins138520v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F C Jenkins, navigator, covering the period from 3 January 1940 to 10 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 575 squadron, 46 squadron and 14…

LCarpenterRB1291451v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post…

LEvansDC2207080v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunners flying log book covering the period from 8 October 1943 to April 1953.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
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