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  • Tags: RAF Stradishall

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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…

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From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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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.

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A Love, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 17 August 1943 to 22 March 1944, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of War. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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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…

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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for Charles Arthur Hill Darby, air bomber, covering the period from 23 August 1943 to 13 August 1945. He was stationed at RCAF Lethbridge, RCAF Edmonton, RAF Bishops Court, RAF…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450717.pdf
The RAF has changed their plans and they are not being sent overseas or mixed with transport command. Redundancy looks likely.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450716.pdf
His squadron is about to disband and his flight will become part of Transport Command. He may be retrained for non-flying duties in Yorkshire. He discusses complications regarding the wedding due to the leave situation.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450710.pdf
He and his crew have been practice bombing at night. He discusses wedding details. Only 16 days to wait.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450706.pdf
He discusses their wedding plans then domestic news. They flew to Denmark to test German radar.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450629.pdf
He writes that he has been flying to test German radar. He talks about their wedding plans, folk dropping out of the wedding and presents.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450626.pdf
He thanks Jean for her letter and cake. He has booked their honeymoon hotel in Bideford since Lynton was not available. He has just enough petrol saved up and rationed. Jack is coming back so they can resume flying.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450623.pdf
He replies to Jean's latest letter with domestic comments. He says he has no news.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450620.pdf
His next leave is sorted, when they intend to get married. He is trying to book accommodation at Lynton and hotels enroute.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450619.pdf
He is not flying because his pilot is ill. He writes about getting tyres for his car and playing in cricket match.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ450614.pdf
He discusses letters and a problem involving insurance. he is looking forward to his next leave.
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