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The first item is a list of Peter Lamprey's stations, ranks and dates. Peter Lamprey was a friend of Arthur's and pre-war fellow worker at Waterlow's the printers at Park Royal, London. A special operator with 101 Squadron, he died on 14 January 1944…

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Thirty-five airmen wearing greatcoats and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows.

Submitted with caption 'Back row left to right. Edward Pullen, became a Wing Commander, killed in action 20 December 1943 when serving with 50…

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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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Notes place of aircrew selection board on 10/03/43 and lists all course undertaken, promotion dates, flying times on operational aircraft and last medical board.

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Photo 1 is a side view of a RAF B-24, captioned 'Liberator, Moreton, August 1946'.
Photo 2 is the nose of a Wellington with an airman leaning on the propeller.
Photo 3 is a side view of a Lancaster, captioned 'Lancaster Lindholme O.C.U. 1947'.

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A photograph of the crew and an account of the night (27/28 September 1943) they were nearly shot down over Hanover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and…

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Navigator’s air bombers and air gunner’s flying log book for Donald Fraser DFM, flight engineer, covering the period from 17 July 1943 to 25 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at…

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The two sergeants are crouched with a dog between them. One man is smoking. On the reverse 'Ted Pack and Self Lindholme 1943'.

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Photograph 1 is a head and shoulders of a man in a jacket shirt and tie, captioned 'Brother Sam 1948'.
Photograph 2 is missing, captioned 'George's Girl Friend 1948'.
Photograph 3 is a group of six airmen, four standing, two kneeling, captioned '…

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Left page title 'Handley Page Hampden No 50 Squadron Lindholme and Swinderby, 1941'.

Top - pilot wearing heavy jacket and flying helmet in the opened cockpit of a Hampden. Caption 'Sergeant Pilot'.

Middle - two aircrew and two ground crew…

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Describes arriving a new location near Doncaster and that he might be moved closer soon. Comments on recent holiday and looks forward to the next one. Mentions supply of cigarettes and writes of his activities. Discusses what she might do if called…

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Albert was born in Aberdeenshire. Before the war he worked as an apprentice in an engineering firm. In 1943 he volunteered for the Royal Air Force, trained at London, Bridlington and Newquay before going for mechanical and engineering training. …

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Author reports snowbound - best wishes from Lindholme signals types.

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Arthur Loudon was born and raised in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. He talks about his early life, jobs and family, before he enlisted in 1943, aged nineteen, into the Royal Australian Air Force. He was trained as a navigator at various…

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Peter Lamprey writes that he is at a new station, Royal Air Force Lindholme. He comments that the station is modern and comfortable but that the food bad and it is a long way to the nearest town.

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Peter Lamprey starts with banter and then relates that he has been off flying due to a head injury caused by the plane landing hard. He comments that his conversion is nearly complete and he should be moving on soon.

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Peter Lamprey writes that he is now at a conversion unit undergoing aircrew training on heavies. Work is hard but they did manage a night in town at the weekend. He makes some comments on members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force on the station.…

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Gives account of time at Bridlington which included training on basic navigation, bomb aiming, wireless operating and morse code. Also included physical training and drill. Mentions training on machine guns and then moved on to Lindholme, Pembrey,…

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Describes training at Bridlington, Lindholme and Sandtoft including navigation, Morse code, wireless and radio, basic piloting and gunnery as well as physical training. Mentions move to Bridgnorth. Finally to Pembrey for training on aircraft, moving…
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