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Reference is from Clayton Dewandre who employed Aubrey from January 1935.

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Comrades of the Royal Air Forces Association, Sleaford branch receipt for 3/6 received from Aubrey .

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The copy was issued on 4 May 1939.

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Aubrey in airman's uniform as part of RAF Cranwell's Band posed with his older brother Vic, wearing army uniform and Royal Lincolnshire Regiment hat and collar badges.

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Two portraits of Aubrey with air gunner brevet although he flew most of his flights as a wireless operator. Reverse has pencilled annotation 'FX 6960/12G73/23/5'.

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Early in his air force career, Aubrey, on left, pose with three other airmen and a tractor. On reverse photographers name, 'Turner's, Newcastle-upon-Tyne'.

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Seven individuals standing in a row beneath the nose of a Lancaster. Aircraft parked on a dispersal, servicing equipment in the background.

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Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

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Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Fifty-eight aircrew wearing tunic with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows with hangar doors in the background.

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Two aircrew wearing flying jackets and parachute harness one behind the other taken inside the fuselage of a Stirling. Flight engineer's instrument panel on the right.

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List 12 crews including F/Sgt Mackie for operations on 28 July 1942. Bomb load 15 x 500lb, briefing at 20.00 hours. Annotates by crosses and ticks: failed to return, returned early and failed to take off.

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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Accounts of flying formation on 2 February 1941, cross country in a Wellington 3 March 1941, night flying om 4 March, cross country and night flying 5 March.

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French language propaganda leaflet about the start of great night bombing offensive against Germany.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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A large group of aircrew sitting and standing in four/five rows in front of a Lancaster. Titled '625 Squadron RAF Scampton, June 1945'.

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Seven men wearing uniform tunic with brevet, three sitting in front and four standing behind. Submitted with caption 'Bill Ballantyne Crew'.

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List of twenty-four pilot training sorties.

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List of thirteen link training sorties instrument and beam flying.

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List of flying instruction sorties

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List sequence of blind approach training instruction on Oxford.
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