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BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

LElliottFW1865520v1.pdf
Wireless operators flying log book for F W Elliott, covering the period from 1 October 1943 to 13 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with Radio Warfare Establishment. He was stationed at RAF Madley,…

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

PBradburyDC17010027.pdf
A brief history of 514 Squadron from its formation in 1943 to its last operation before VE day. Annotated under heading 'Last Mission before VE Day' - "7 May 1945 - 20 Lancasters dropped supplies to Dutch at The Hague, Internet info. last updated 6th…

YThompsonKG1238603v5.pdf
Covering all of 1945, Keith Thompson was a navigator on 1659 Conversion Unit at RAF Topcliffe flying Halifax III on his rest tour, having finished his first tour in May 1944. In February posted to 199 squadron, RAF North Creake flying operations on…

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Humorous requests permission to go to Wales. Signed Thomas the Bomb. Approved by Wing Commander Donaldson 192 Squadron. Stamped 'Historic Document No __ permanent preservation, transfer to air ministry (A.H.B.) custody when closed'.

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Notes that Acting Wing Commander David Donaldson D.S.O and bar, D.F.C, R.A.F.V.R was mobilised on 3 September 1939 until 1st October 1945.

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Writes to inform David of two crews coming to him from training unit; Flying Officer Stephens and Flying Officer Mitchell. Catches up with news.

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Congratulates the warrant officer on the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Sends congratulations and is full of pride. Telephone out of order.

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Letter to catering officer of RAF Foulsham thanking him for excellent catering arrangements for party on previous night.

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Commiserates with him over lack of available aircraft at conversion unit. Mentions possibility of training on squadron aircraft in the future.

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Covering letter for references for two men, one a navigator who was about the best on the squadron.

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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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Congratulates the flying officer on his award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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Concerns defects on a H2S Halifax lent to squadron by B.D.U. Writes that working party sent but repair will take a little longer than a week.

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

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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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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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Congratulations on promotion to flight lieutenant.
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