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  • Tags: RAF Barford St John

Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

Jack's wife recollecting meeting Jack, their marriage and her later life. She describes meeting with Jack's surviving crew members, pilot Tom Dykins, Sergeant Bert Price, Sergeant Doug Looms and Stan Jones, who had been held as prisoners of war after…

Expressing sympathy on the news that Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford had been reported missing. Requesting that any news received by Jack's wife be passed on.

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He discusses what flying he has to do to complete his course. He is pleased with his new wireless operator who is also a pianist.

He writes about his journey back to base. His crew has a new wireless operator. He explains the complications about his next leave.

He thanks he for his birthday card. He describes his return trip to camp. The next day he had exams which he thinks he passed. They have had no luck getting a new wireless operator. They had a home guard training attack on the base. They had a couple…

He comments on her holiday then discusses his flying. His wireless operator has been grounded because he cannot breathe at height. Norman has asked him to be his best man.

He has been doing a lot of flying, some with engine and radio problems. He talks about tennis with Jean and his next leave.

He describes his return journey to camp. He has been flying with some cross-country, night bombing and fighter integration.

He is expecting leave at the end of his course. He notes that progress has been made at destroying V-1s. He has been at the cinema. He expects to fly solo that night. His bike is muddy and he is planning to clean it.

He talks about V-1 'doodle bugs' and Jean's fire watching. He has been doing a lot of flying. They have been raising money for the Army and had a really good concert and a dance.

He describes his journey back to camp.

He has been doing dinghy drill at the Baths in Oxford. Then they went shopping, failed to get a beer because the pubs were sold out and went to see a film.

A list covering from 23.6.44 to 3.8.44 with all the drill completed by Jack and his crew at RAF Barford St John and Upper Heyford.

He describes his train journey back to RAF Barford.

Pilots flying log book three, for W I Warmington, covering the period from 9 April 1945 to 12 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and post war duties with 168 Squadron and 14 Squadron, including acting as courier for the war crimes tribunal. He…

Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R M Maywood, navigator, covering the period from 31 December 1943 to 25 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…
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