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  • Tags: Women’s Auxiliary Air Force

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An Australian airman, a WAAF, another airman and a Wing Commander socializing.

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Margaret Hourigan in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform with the rank of sergeant

BFordTAFordTAv1.pdf
Terry Ford's wartime experiences written and read to Avon Talking Magazine for the Blind.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Lancaster going down in flames, captioned 'Photo taken by Chappie of kite going down in flames over Osterfield (Rhur) probably Mac's ht 18,000' '
Photo 2 is Terry, crew and a WAAF outside a Nissen…

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The group of seven are standing in front of a Nissen hut.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of Emmerich. The river is visible but no ground detail.
Photo 2 and 3 are Terry and Eddy at the controls on the way home from the Emmerich raid.
Photo 4 is six airmen and a WAAF…

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Terry Ford writes home telling his social and service life. He mentions flights to Rabat, Morocco and Calcutta, India.

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Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

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Two close ups of the nose of a Lancaster. Depicted is an Australian flag, a Kookaburra sitting on a branch, with a snake in its beak. The snake's head is a cartoon depiction of Hitler. Twenty three bombs mark operations. Underneath are two people…

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A group of four airmen and four WAAFs sitting on a wall.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-021.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, Repatriation Arrangements, Liberation comes to Stalag IXA, Behind the Scenes about theatrical endeavours,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-008.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the POW memorial, Recco report -stories of ex-POWs, the Larry Slattery memorial fund, the Second World War experience centre, an article by Vitel Formanek about his visit to the UK, …

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-007.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the recovery of a crashed Blenheim in Holland, Roy Winton's fourth visit to Barth in 2000, the proposed erection of a memorial to RAF POWs, the Fallingbostel memorial project,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-001.pdf
News sheet with details of the Southampton reunion in 1987, Recco Report -stories about ex-POWs, Obituaries, members reports, KLB Club for prisoners from Buchenwald and a flight in a Blenheim.

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A group of 52 airmen, includes four officers, one gym instructor and an airwoman. They are arranged in four rows outside a large building.

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Writes telling him she went to the West End to have her hair cut and she tells him of the shopping she bought for their home. She talks of a meeting, organised by the Red Cross for the next – of - kin of prisoners of war. Plus other news from home…

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A group of airmen and an airwoman arranged in front of a hangar. On the reverse is handwritten 'Nav Section Waddington'.

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An article written by Neil Ramsey referring to a cartoon drawn by 'Budd'. He details the social life and personalities on the base including Ronnie Smith who flew a Lancaster under a Severn railway bridge. Reference is made of an Oboe reunion in…

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Writes it was a shock to her that he was starting operations again so soon and would be interested to know how he was getting on with augmented crew. Comments on good weather, her daily activities and catches up with family news. Comments on possible…

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Writes saying she is longing to see him and hopes nothing interferes with his upcoming leave. Mentions doctor visit to see daughter who has heavy cold. Catches up with family news and mentions that billeted WAAF has returned. Comments on Japanese and…

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Writes of sending bicycle, which she rode to Paddington station to dispatch to Oxford. Records recent expenditure and arrival of 10/6 for billeting a WAAF, Asks about possible accommodation for her and daughter near his current location so she can…
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