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  • Tags: RAF Watchfield

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Message from RAF Watchfield to RAF Bridgnorth concerning Lancaster taking off at 10:28 with pilot Squadron Leader Brown and four crew.

SWeirG19660703v070001.pdf
Flying log book for L Britt covering the period from 27 May 1943 to 11 February 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla (11 EFTS), RAAF Deniliquin (7 SFTS), RAF Babdown Farm (15 P AFU), RAF Moreton…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

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Top - typewritten note 'Watchfield Nr Swindon, November 21st - December 1st. Total Hours Flying 6 3/4 in which time passed out solo'.
Middle - air-to-air view from front quarter of a Tiger Moth with pilot in rear cockpit, flying over open…

Introduces Michael G Hanson an RAF reservist and tells of time sailing before stating training. Covers elementary and advanced training before joining 233 Squadron at RAF Leuchars on Hudson. Relates life on the station, in local area and on maritime…

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Man wearing flying helmet and goggles on the left hand seat of an aircraft cockpit. On the reverse 'Oxford cockpit […] course, Watchfield, Nr Swindon, November 44'.

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Ernest Davenport was born in Tattenhall, Cheshire in 1923. He joined the Local Defence Volunteers in 1940 and after witnessing the bombing of Merseyside he decided to join the RAF as a pilot. He was accepted into the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve…
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