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LRosserLV745193v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for L V Rosser, covering the period from 22 July 1943 to 6 August 1945. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Edgehill, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Gamston, RAF…

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

ESpencerRBRosserLV431222.pdf
Writes complaining about his current location. Mentions the trip he had been promised and that he let him know about his end of the job. Asks that Vic does not mention his Africa Star. Sends regards to Vic's family.

ERosserARosserLV440124.pdf
Asks after Lewis's Christmas and writes about his own activities over the holiday. Continues with banter and gossip.

ERosserARosserLV431015.pdf
Writes that it would probably better for him to stay where he was which he was now enjoying. He says was likely to remain there for the duration and the situation was generally good with plenty of leave and good trains. Catches up with news of…

ERosserARosserLV431001.pdf
Writes that he arrived at an awful place after long journey of 14 hours. Mentions making enquiries about a transfer but not holding out much hope. States that he is instructing on wireless and describes activities and thinks he might be able to do…

EMeredithJRosserLV440315.pdf
Writes that he is about to join a Pathfinder squadron despite trying to get on Mosquito, but does not know where yet. Carries on to write of the great difficulty of getting onto a Mosquito squadron. Recommends that if Rosser get posted to main force…

EHaughlandALRosserLV430915.pdf
Note on envelope 'from Al Laughland DFM later killed'. Asks after Vic Rosser's ankle. Describes a little of his current posting and activities. Catches up with friends news.

PRosserLV19010026.jpg
Bill for renewing two broken panes of obscure glass to door panel in N.C.O. Hut No 4 Site, RAF Edgehill (RAF Shenington). Made out to Warrant Officers Smith and Rosser. Annotated payment received 20 April 1944.

ESpencerRBRosserLV440124-0002.jpg
Ask Vic about his arrangement to take Ron up and asking what he needed to do. Writes about his new job driving the quarter master's three ton ration truck.

ERosserARosserLV440103-0002.jpg
Thanks him for letter but says he had little new news. Details his leave plans and asks if Lewis can arrange his to match.

ERosserARosserLV430127-0002.jpg
Castigates him over some unstated matter. Refers to previous letters and discusses problems with arranging leave and plans for possible meeting.

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Writes about not receiving mail and possible reasons. Discusses upcoming leave and possibility of Lewis arranging leave at the same time. Catches up with gossip.

LMooreD1603117v1.pdf
Flying log book for D Moore, navigator, covering the period from 5 June 1943 to 13 June 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 52 Squadron and civilian flying with Silver City Airlines. He…

LBonneyA651126v1.pdf
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

PGildersleveG1701.jpg
Portrait of Gladys Gildersleve in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform at RAF Shenington.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

PGildersleveG1601.jpg
Gladys Gildersleve was working for a laboratory when she decided to join the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. She began her training at RAF Bridgenorth and at RAF Morecambe. Her first posting was to barrage balloons at Swansea Docks. She eventually…
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