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Thank you from a former 192 Squadron member Trevor Hicks who is leaving shortly to return to New Zealand. Congratulates David on Distinguished Service Order award. Sends regards to all.

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Expresses appreciation for completing a large part of his tour under command of Willis. Writes about his tour as instructor and news of his crew. Assumes Willis will return as station commander at Foulsham or a postilion in group and if so requests…

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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

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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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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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Requesting views on possible armistice celebrations. Need to cater for 253 officers, 500 N.C.O. and 1382 other ranks. Makes a number of proposals including church service, all ranks dances, sport, open air festival, community singing, interchange…

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Thanks her for kind letter and notes that on 192 squadron., her father was known as a fine senior officer. Relates damaging or destroying three aircraft during the war, unfortunately all British, including a Tiger Moth, a Halifax…

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Offers sympathy on loss of father David Donaldson who was Doug Worrad's commanding officer on 192 Squadron during world war 2. Tells of incidents with David Donaldson and of his own life. Would like to hear of David's life after…

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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.…

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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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Covers coastal patrols to determine density and frequency coverage of enemy radar organisation, discovery of new enemy radar type and monitoring enemy overland radar and communications. Mentions use of specially equipped Wellington flown over enemy…

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Top - three aircrew standing on the wing of an aircraft. David Donaldson on the left is wearing battledress with pilot brevet, the middle one is wearing a flying jacket and side cap, the one on the right is wearing a flying helmet. From right to…

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Top - Eleven Royal Air Force personnel, three women's auxiliary air force and nine men in two rows in a grass field. Three aircrew are sitting in front Louden on the left, David Donaldson in the centre and Kendrick on the right.
Bottom - Thirteen…

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Top-a group of seventeen aircrew in two row, eight sitting in front and nine standing behind. Two are wearing peaked cap and the rest side cap. All but two rear left have visible aircrew brevet. In the background trees and part of a building.…

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Top - Thirteen aircrew in two rows wearing tunic or battledress. Five are sitting in front with a dog in the centre. David Donaldson is centre front and Reg Woolgar is standing fourth from the left on the back row. In the background trees. Bottom -…

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Top - eleven personnel, mostly aircrew standing in line in front of the nose of a Halifax. They are wearing a variety of uniform or flying clothing. The Halifax has nose art showing a reclining lady with letters 'Sleepy Gal'. Bottom - eight aircrew…

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Top - four m,embers of Women's Auxiliary Air Force standing chatting in a corridor to Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother). In the background a poster. Bottom - thirty-eight aircrew in four rows all wearing tunic and side caps. Reg Woolgar is in the…

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A flying from right to left over open farmland. Nose art visible.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A' flying from right to left. Visible nose art. In the background open countryside and clouds on the horizon.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A' flying from right to left over open countryside with clouds in the background. Nose art visible.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A' flying from right to left over open countryside. Nose art visible.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A' flying from right to left. Visible nose art. In the background open countryside and clouds on the horizon.

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Air-to-air view looking down on Halifax 'DT-A'. Nose art visible. In the background, open countryside.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax 'DT-A' with clouds and open country below. Nose art partially visible.
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