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  • Tags: RAF Aston Down

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…

LDentJ2206473v1.pdf
Flying log book for J Dent, flight engineer, covering the period from 25 August 1944 to 8 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties with 44 squadron, air ministry film unit and 148 squadron. He was stationed at RAF…

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Top page - title caption 'RAF Aston Down (Gloucestershire) Air Ministry Film Unit'.
Top - four aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet standing in line with a dog in front, all in front of a Lancaster. In the distant background other aircraft…

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 1 November 1954.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 11 November 1954.

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States that he is now serving on a squadron which makes it impossible to make plans to be in touch or accept his invitation.

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Thanks him on behalf of Wing Commander Thomas for all the lectures he gave to flight leaders school.

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To FLS Aston down stating he would attend on 17 December subject to operational commitments.

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Writes that it would be impossible for Cheshire to make any arrangements. He would let Thomas know when things became easier. Address states Somerset, but now in Gloucestershire.

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From FCST RAF Aston Down requesting Cheshire to give lecture between 26 November and 1 December. Handwritten note 'Refused by letter - until further notice, 24-11-43.

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Request Cheshire gives lecture at RAF Aston Down and possible dates. Handwritten note 'unable to attend'.
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