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Concerns defects on a H2S Halifax lent to squadron by B.D.U. Writes that working party sent but repair will take a little longer than a week.

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Letter to catering officer of RAF Foulsham thanking him for excellent catering arrangements for party on previous night.

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Copy sent to Wing Commander Donaldson. Relates to Daily Mirror newspaper cutting which is amusing to all at RAF Foulsham. Relates incident to 192 squadron Halifax at RAF Staverton. No official action was taken over incident but story has rolled on.

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From F C Daubney at Air Ministry thanking David for the squadron crest which reminds him of his association with 192 Squadron. Goes on to lavish praise on the squadron for its wartime role and thanks him on behalf of all who came into contact with…

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Writes that he has left the air force and starts new job with customs and excise shortly. Comment on his future and life in Canada. States he has not seen anyone from the squadron but has had a letter from ex colleague.

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Catches up with current personal news from Canada. Writes that he misses squadron but has received letter from colleague. States things in Canada better than England and comment on the weather. Send regards to all.

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Thanks David for photograph of squadron badge that she will keep for her husband whose happiest time was on 192 squadron. He is now in Calcutta

LHiltonVT430281v1.pdf
Observer’s air gunner’s and w/t operators flying log book for V T Hilton, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 July 1943 to 16 April 1945. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Port Pririe, RAF Dumfries, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Rufforth…

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Details of collision on landing of Halifax MZ 564 and Mosquito DZ 377 at RAF Foulsham. Aircraft of 192 Squadron had no navigation lights due to operation and Halifax radio was unserviceable. Details damage to aircraft. Notes from air officer…

LDonaldsonDW70185v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…

LDonaldsonDW70185v2.pdf
Pilots lying log book two for David W Donaldson, covering the period from 26 April 1945 to 5 September 1945. Detailing his post war flying with 192 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Foulsham. Aircraft flown in were, Tiger Moth, Halifax, Oxford and…

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Wireless operators flying log book for F W Elliott, covering the period from 1 October 1943 to 13 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with Radio Warfare Establishment. He was stationed at RAF Madley,…

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Pilots flying log book for John L Kennedy, covering the period from 2 February 1942 to 30 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Perth, RAF South Cerney,…

LNimanMA137571v1.pdf
M A Niman’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 6th August 1941 to 2nd May 1945, detailing operations and instructional duties in the UK, Middle East and East Africa as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and “Special…

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Letter to David's younger brother Norman. Hank thanks him for the opportunity to see a copy of Norman's write up of David's Royal Air Force career and confirms that it is factually correct. Hank reviews his association with David and aspects of his…

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From Squadron Leader Harold Gordon thanking David for sending 192 Squadron crest. Notes it was a pleasure working with 192 Squadron from Air Ministry and Group as well as serving on the squadron.

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Humorous requests permission to go to Wales. Signed Thomas the Bomb. Approved by Wing Commander Donaldson 192 Squadron. Stamped 'Historic Document No __ permanent preservation, transfer to air ministry (A.H.B.) custody when closed'.

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From John Turner apologising over missing 192 squadron party because of transport difficulties. Misses Foulsham and squadron. Writes of current situation and catches up with friends news. Asks to be remembered by all.

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Arthur Baxter Reid from Edinburgh was in the Home Guard before he joined the RAF. He trained as a wireless operator. While training he flew on a test flight with a pilot. The plane crashed and caught fire. The pilot leapt out of his window leaving…
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