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The service record of Albert Thomas Smith covering the period from his enlistment on 15 January 1926 to discharge on 23 March 1953. It includes reference to Albert being twice mentioned in despatches and being awarded the British Empire Medal and the…

LBaxterPD52604v1.pdf
Extracts from Peter Baxter’s Flying Log Book as Flight Engineer from February 1938 until 16 June 1946. The extract only includes his flying record and is missing front and end covers, details of postings and aircraft flown.

After pre-aircrew…

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

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Geoff did three Op Dodge flights, two with 103 Squadron

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Geoff did three Operation Dodge flights, two with No 103 Squadron and this one with 57 Squadron.

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Flight from RAF Scampton to Naples carrying supplies.

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Flight from Naples to RAF Glatton carrying 20 passengers and then on to RAF Scampton.

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Three sheets recording flight from Naples to RAF Glatton with 20 passengers and then on to RAF Scampton.

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86 uniformed personnel of the occupational conversion unit including three women arranged in five rows in front of a Lincoln aircraft. David is standing far right in the third row. Nine men are sat cross legged on the grass with an alsatian dog in…

LSouterKP129001v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book. Two, for Ken Souter. Covering the period from 27 March 1951 to 24 March 1958. Detailing his flying training, flying duties with 83 and 150 Squadron and operations flown. He was stationed at 230 Operational Conversion Unit RAF…

LBlackRT567249v1.pdf
RT Black's flying log book from 6 January 1938 to 18 December 1939. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Allison and Flying Officer Bailey. He was killed in action 18 December 1939.

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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BWrightSRGeorgeDBv1.pdf
A biography of David from his birth in Bangor, Northern Ireland. He died at the age of 21. A tribute was printed in The Spectator.

EGeorgeDBDanielsA450103.pdf
He writes about her new baby girl. Davis has been posted to Scampton and has had several operations over Europe. His quarters and food are good. He talks about friends and asks her to write.

BBurnsDRBurnsDRv1.pdf
Draft of memoir with contents page - giving service history. Followed by pages with reference to photographs for name and rank, deferred service, ground training dates and places, training in Canada, back home for service flying, 5 Group, 51 base,…

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A three-page potted account of the squadron's history.
Page one begins with the reformation of the squadron in 1936 and gives details of the aircraft operated, the stations flown from and the roles the squadron played in training and operations.…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440906.pdf
He has transferred to Scampton. He describes his journey back to base. He doesn't much like Lincoln - too many RAF and not enough beer, food or cinemas. Food and accommodation at the base are very good. He asks about V-1s.

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Jan was born on a farm in North Lincolnshire. She went to school in Brigg. She loved the farm, particularly the horses.
Their farm was close to RAF Kirton in Lindsey which was used as a rest home for men from the Battle of Britain. They worked on…
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