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AWoodhouseRM151001.mp3
Robert Woodhouse was living in Pembroke Dock when the bombing of the town began. The family relocated to Cardiff when they lost their home in the bombing. In Cardiff Robert joined the Air Training Corps. He had a cousin who had already joined the RAF…

AMillinJR160126.mp3
Jack Millin was working for his father as a painter and decorator before he volunteered for the RAF. He was a Civil Defence bicycle messenger and joined the ATC. When he joined the RAF he trained as a wireless operator/air gunner and was posted to…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-030001.pdf
A service diary written by Peter Hattersley covering the period from November 1930 to 24 September 1948.Initially he served in the Royal Engineers but in February 1936 he joined the RAF. It covers his training and operations including a newspaper…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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PCruickshankG1502-0003.jpg
Fifteen service personnel sitting and standing in three rows wearing tunic and side caps. Circle drawn around one face middle of middle row and crosses over three others. Faded pen inscription at top'[....] 1941', In the background a wooden building…

PDentonDH20106.jpg
Formal course photograph, 15 sergeants, in three rows, their names hand written, captioned 'A/Gs No 42 course'. this was at the No 8 A.G.S. at Evanton, Scotland. On the reverse are the following notes ' Den, April 15th 1942 - Bostons, Upwood, Hunts.…

PDentonDH20104.jpg
Two formal course photograph,first 15 sergeants in three rows, hand written names, captioned 'A/Gs No 42 Course', This was at No 8 AGS at Evanton, Scotland. Second is of 17 pilots, posed in three rows, captioned Pilots No 42 course. On the reverse a…

MTansleyEH149542-161027-01.pdf
About Lancaster (ED655) of 57 Squadron over target 22/23 September 1943. Report on engagement on two enemy night fighters by mid-upper and rear gunners. First enemy aircraft claimed as destroyed. Damage to Lancaster engine sub-frame. Continues with…

PMcDonaldEA2001.jpg
A group of 28 trainee airmen arranged in three rows in front of a wooden hut. On the reverse -
'At Evanton Scotland
No 8 AGS about [double underlined] 21-4-44 all air gunners. No 1 to 8 are named on slip of paper [missing], hope I have got names…
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