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  • Tags: RAF Turweston

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Gerald McPherson grew up in Australia and was working in banking before he volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a rear gunner with 186 Squadron.

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Lawrence Penn grew up in Australia and worked as a bank clerk before he volunteered for the Air Force. He flew 40 operations as a pilot with 226 Squadron. After the war he had his own air taxi company and also flew for Qantas.

EGortonHGortonLCM440223.pdf
He writes of his move to RAF Turweston, his training schedule and Winston Churchill’s speech.

EGortonHGortonLCM440224.pdf
He writes of moving to his new quarters at RAF Turweston and domestic details.

EGortonHGortonLCM440225.pdf
He writes of his 36 hour leave and social activities and training duties at RAF Turweston. He includes a coded message to his wife.

EGortonHGortonLCM440229.pdf
He writes of his social activities and flying. He also writes of the loss of 79 bombers.

EGortonHGortonLCM440226.pdf
He writes of his first flight in a Wellington as a passenger and his journey back from Oxford to Turweston.

EGortonHGortonLCM440302.pdf
He writes of his first training flight in a Wellington, the weather and domestic details.

EGortonHGortonLCM440303.pdf
He writes of his possible operations postings.

EGortonHGortonLCM440305.pdf
He writes of his flying training and domestic arrangements.

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He writes of the lack of flying and the weather.

EGortonHGortonLCM440529.pdf
He writes of their bank balance, his new car, domestic details and the timing of his future postings.

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Flying log book for J T Brittain, air gunner, covering the period from 20 may 1944 to 14 July 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Silverstone, RAF Turweston, RAF Chedburgh, RAF North…

LMathersRW55201v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Ronald Mathers covering the period from 8 May 1942 to 30 September 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF De Winton, RAF Swift Current, RAF…

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

LAllenBW1898094v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for B W Allen, air gunner, covering the period from 15 April 1944 to 1 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF…

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

BHollisANHollisANv1.pdf
Second page has colour photograph of Arthur Hollis, wearing blazer with medals, standing in a field at an event. Narrative covers early life in Hornchurch and Carshalton including schooling and hospital admissions. Writes of Dulwich College studies…

LHollisAN124522v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…
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