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Betty Greenwood was born in 1926 in Belton, Lancashire; she attended Princess Mary high school was and privately educated in Paris but returned due to the threat of war. At sixteen she was offered various jobs but decided to join the Royal Observer…

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Doris Reddish was born in 1925 in Sleaford, she then attended Sleaford High School followed by commercial college. Doris worked at Moore, Cooper and Burkett’s in Market Rasen until she joined the Royal Observer Corp. She trained in Lincoln for…

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Iris McClements was a member of the Women’s Junior Air Corps and then the Royal Observer Corps. She met her husband on one of his visits to York.

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Introduces the revived Aircraft Recognition Journal, mentions its role in the future training of the Royal Observer Corps, and stresses its official nature.

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A group of 21 personnel arranged in three rows. In front of the first row is a silhouetted model of a four engined bomber with '9' underneath.

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32 women and 3 men of the Royal Observer Corps, in uniform, Betty Greenwood (Harrison at the time) is third from the left in the second to last row, submitted with caption; 'Her school class with the 3 Royal Observer Corps teachers - Betty is three…
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