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BSturrockHSturrockHv1.pdf
The recollections of Henry Sturrock of his time as a Flight Engineer flying in the Halifax with No 640 Squadron at Leconfield, he flew his first operation on 12 September 1944 and his last on 2 March 1945, he flew on 35 operations.
He also recounts…

LWilliamsonF2-1061862v1.pdf
Frank Williamson’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 15 December 1940 to 25 February 1943 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Shawbury…

LForthHO19200321v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book three for H O Forth, covering the period from 2 January 1943 to 16 March 1946 and from 3 January 1950 to 20 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, operations flown, and post war flying with 77 Squadron. He…

LWickhamHW124631v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for H W Wickham, covering the period from 29 September 1940 to 16 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Cambridge, RAF South Cerny, RAF Abingdon, RAF…

PWickhamHW19010014.jpg
Top left - half length image of an airman wearing jacket and side cap. Captioned 'Just married'.
Top left centre - half length image of two airmen wearing battledress. The one on the left has pilot's brevet and peaked cap.
Top centre right - four…

PWickhamHW19010012.jpg
Top left - full length image of an airman wearing battledress standing in long grass with a single story hut in the background. Captioned 'Mike'.
Bottom left - three-quarter length image of an airman wearing tunic and smoking a cigarette. Trees in…

PWickhamHW19010011.jpg
Top left - an airman looking out of the cockpit window of a Halifax. Captioned 'Allen'.
Top right - half-length image on a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Bottom left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing…

PWickhamHW19010002.jpg
Air-to-air view looking down at Halifax flying with only starboard inner engine. Captioned 'one engine flying'.

Halifax R9430 being test-flown by Squadron Leader P Dobson to determine the rate of height loss while flying on one engine.

LDunnFT1319229v1.pdf
F T Dunn’s Air Bomber’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 24 September 1942 to 22 November 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RAF Mount Hampden as pupil pilot 3-21 Aug 1942, South…

PDunnFT18010049.jpg
Seven airmen wearing tunics with brevet standing in line. On the reverse 'The crew, left to right, Rowley (mid upper), Roy (W/Op), Bill (navigator), Wally (skipper), only me (B/A), Jack (engineer), Dave (rear gunner - Canada), taken at Riccal Yorks…

EDoughtyJCDoughtyW440508.pdf
Writes that they now have a radio in their hut property of one of a Canadian crew that had moved in. Also he had some Canadian cake that had more fruit in a square inch that an English bakery. Continues about other food. Mentions that he had been air…

EDoughtyJCDoughtyW440410.pdf
Thanks her for wallet and money and was sorry he missed her on the phone. Writes a little of his activities on leave and says he had arranged for he to get birthday cake. Mentions going out with mum and dad on recent leave.

EDoughtyJCDoughtyW[Date]-05.pdf
Writes about her lack of leave and that he has had photographs taken. Comments on his new camp and going into local town (Selby) for a meal. Continues with chat about his activities and that he was on a dispersed drome living in Nissen huts an long…

EDoughtyJCDoughtyW440422-0001.jpg
Writes about leave and comments that flying was just a bind, just like sitting in a car and going along but more uncomfortable. Talks about her ambitions of transferring to the navy.

EDoughtyJCDoughtyW440309-0001.jpg
Thanks her for letter and parcel. Was glad she liked photograph. Comments that he had started the real work now. Mud and snow had hardened up but had trouble getting transport to nearest town. Was getting expert and hitchhiking.

LGalenP[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Peter Galan’s Flying Log Book from 2 May 1943 to 26/27 March 1944, detailing training and operations as a navigator. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Blyth and Flight Sergeant Foster. Based at RAF Abingdon (No. 10 Operational Training…

LHitchcockJS740899v2.pdf
J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 5 December 1941 to 1 November 1945 detailing training and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. He was stationed at RAF Upavon (Central Flying School), RAF Little Rissington (No. 6 Flying…

LHastieR1821369v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Roy Hastie. It covers his RAF service from 9 December 1940 to 31 March 1946 and then his RAF Auxilliary Service flying to 23 May 1952. Detailing his flying training and operations flown firstly with Coastal Command and…

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