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Patrick Rowland volunteered for the RAF in Belfast. He trained as a mechanic. He was posted with 149 Squadron. He volunteered for overseas posting because his brother was a prisoner in the Far East. He did not know at the time that his brother had…

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Leslie Lunn joined the RAF and after his basic training did his flying training in America. In the UK he joined 129 Spitfire squadron after completing his training. The squadron later converted to Mustangs. His squadron covered the D-Day landings and…

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Jack Jarmey was born in Romford Essex. At the age of five, following the death of his father, Jack moved to live with his grandparents in Illfracolme. Despite excellent results in all his subjects at Grammar School Jack left school at 15 to work in…

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Jack Cook was born in Mexborough. He left school at 14 and went to work at a Gentlemen’s Outfitters. At 16 he worked on the footplate for LNER. At the age of 18 he volunteered for aircrew and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner; joined 100…

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Before the war, Alan was an electrical apprentice. He joined the RAF and was posted to RAF Binbrook before being posted overseas. He was at RAF Shallufa for a time and was placed with No. 37 Squadron, who moved to Egypt. There were troops of…

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Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Herbert Ashton Clark from 8 March 1937 to 20 August 1956. Detailing operational posting in Iraq with 70 Squadron. On return to England further training with 215 Squadron. Conversion to the Wellington at…

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Three items on an album page.

Item 1 is K Watson's mess bill for May 1949, Sergeants' Mess, RAF Shallufa.
Item 2 is a photo of the damage to the Lincoln after hitting a marker pole, captioned 'Kite after striking marker pole, Shallufa'.
Item 3…

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A form allowing a flight from Heliopolis to Shallufa.

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23 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building.

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21 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building.

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14 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a building. Each man is named on the reverse.

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18 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. Each man is named on the reverse.

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20 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. Each man is named on the reverse.

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23 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. Each man is named on the reverse.

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20 airmen arranged in three rows. Each man is named on the reverse.

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22 airmen arranged in three rows. Each man is named on the reverse.

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21 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each man is named.

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22 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each man is named.

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21 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each man is named.
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