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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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Jim Eley sitting on the port wing of a De Haviland Vampire Jet, submitted with caption; “First experience in a jet. North Luffenham June 1951.”)

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5 seated RAF pilots, one reading a book, with Jim Eley standing at the rear between the 3rd and 4th seated individuals from the left, submitted with caption; “Reading pilots Notes before flying the Vampire at North Luffenham.”

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Eight RAF personnel (at least 7 of whom are pilots) standing in front of a late model spitfire, submitted with caption; “Flying the Spitfire 22 and the Vampire 5 at 102 RFS North Luffenham, June 1951.”

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Letter posted from RAF station North Luffenham by Base Navigation Officer, Squadron Leader Alan Hill covering family news and friendship matters in general. Is glad that Bob is safe and well and wanted to know about how to send parcels to him.

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'At last, I told you so, all the best from Got Hards.'

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'Briefed at last - happy landings Pal' from 'Jim.'

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'What about a QDM Mitch' from Bill and Jim.

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'What's your ETA Mitch' from the gang.

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'You've had it now Mitch' from Jim and Bill.

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'Congratulations and best wishes for the future' from Celia and Tony.

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John Mitchell’s wireless operator’s flying log book covering the period from 12 October 1941 to 9 August 1948. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator. He was stationed at RAF Kinloss (19 OTU), RAF Forres (19 OTU),…

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'Congratulations and best of luck spare room is ready' from Cola and Mary.

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'Briefed at last congratulations' from Bill.

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Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

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Informs him that they have heard from the red cross that his son was a prisoner of war.

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Green card 'North Luffenham, Sept 1941 Operational Sqn 144'.

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T P Payne’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 9 November 1942 to 19 April 1953. Detailing his flying training as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Brough (4 EFTS), RCAF Neepawa (35 EFTS), RCAF Swift Current (39 SFTS), RAF Perth (11…

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Letter from Air Ministry confirming information had been received from the International Red Cross that his son, Pilot Officer Donald Baker was a prisoner of war. They do not have information on which camp he was in.

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Reports that son Pilot Officer D A Baker was missing as a result of air operations. Mentions he was captain of aircraft detailed to attack shipping but cause of failure to return was not known. Provides hopeful information for future, mentions that…

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The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers refurbishing the memorial to "The Fifty" and the construction of a replica hut 104 at Zagan., the 65th anniversary of the Great Escape, the Royal Windsor Tattoo, a POW day at High…
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