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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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Squadron Leader A N Banks, Station Intelligence officer, RAF Foulsham notes that the station was engaged on special duties with two squadrons, one of Halifax and the other Mosquito. Halifax was used for dropping window and the Mosquito with radio…

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Letter from Squadron Leader Arthur NM Banks to acquaintance Paul concerning an incident where at RAF Foulsham where a Halifax landed on top of a Mosquito. Aircraft were from 192 Squadron conducting special operations. Halifax windowed in front of…

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Ralph White grew up in Melbourne, Australia and originally joined the army. He later volunteered to become aircrew and undertook initial pilot training at Benella and Mallala in Australia before sailing to the UK via San Francisco and New York. He…

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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 David for sending good wished on his award. Describes current activities at Little Horwood. Congratulates David on the award of bar to Distinguished Service Order. Comments that he is sorry that 192 Squadron is close to dissolution.

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Letter from David Donaldson to station commander at RAF Foulsham requesting temporary release for a period of six to nine months in order to study and sit solicitor's, final examinations. Enclosed document listing his service since September 1939…

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Thanks him for having allowed them six barrels of beer for a farewell party for aircrew leaving the squadron.

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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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Reg Woolgar was born in Hove. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force in December 1939 and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner. He flew Hampdens with 49 Squadron. His aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire on a mine laying operation to Oslo…

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David Donaldson points out that no mention was made of the one Halifax that he flew that went on an operation with Lancasters over Berchtesgaden in April 1945.

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As addressee has close association with the squadron, notes enclosure of photograph of squadron crest.

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Mentions that her husband had a close association with the squadron and he is sending her a photograph of new squadron crest to give to her husband when he returns from India.

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Writes enclosing a cheque for £12 contributed by members of the squadron for her children.

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Writes to Clark in hospital that he is sorry to hear of broken leg. Mentions he has not told Clark's parents of the accident.

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Notes that Clark has had appalling luck and hopes this will be his last stay in hospital. Writes that he has forwarded all forms and recommendations for his permanent commission. Encloses letter from A.O.C. explaining current situation regarding…

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As Group Captain Daubney has had close association with the squadron, he is enclosing photograph of new squadron crest.

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As addressee had close association with the squadron, David is sending him a photograph of new squadron crest.

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Addressed to 36 Bomb Squadron United States Army Air Force officer thanking him for his work while with 192 Squadron at RAF Foulsham.

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Husband had left squadron before new badge approved. Is sending a photograph and asks that she gives it to him on his return to united Kingdom.

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Addressed to Colonel Rooney, 603 Squadron United States Army Air Corps thanking him for kindness and hospitality shown to Flight Lieutenant Morley and crew one of David's squadron who diverted to his base at RAF Nuthampstead.

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Enclosing £1 contribution to S.A.S.O's presentation.
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