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Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

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Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

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Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

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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

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a woman in uniform.
Photo 2 is a passenger ship
Photo 3 is a head and shoulders portrait of a man.
Photo 4 is a half-length portrait of a WAAF sergeant.
A fifth photograph has been cut out.

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Airmen and airwomen at a party. They are loosely arranged in six rows with 'A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year ' decorating the wall, behind.

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32 WAAFs arranged in three rows. There is a handwritten annotation 'Senior NCOs Admin Course. F. Flight. RAF. Wilmslow April. 1944.'

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A group of 18 arranged in two rows. Many have tankards of beer. Behind are three dummies in uniform.

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A large group of airmen arranged in three rows in front of two Mosquitos.

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A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

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Black and white drawing of ten caricatures of various air force ranks and trades including NAAFI Basheress and WAAF type. Signed copied by D Hickton.

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On the front coloured artwork depicting a group wearing Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform with a number of large white sacks, One woman second from left is reading a letter. In the background a railway porter and other people. Captioned 'WAAF…

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On the front under Season's Greetings coloured artwork showing a group of three women and a man hauling on rope while a woman wearing overalls and hat stands in charge. In the background a barrage balloon just of the ground below which another group…

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On the front artwork showing at bottom two elderly ladies on a sofa with coffee table and Christmas tree. Thinking bubbles lead upwards to a crowd of women in uniform round a piano. On the inside left a WAAF Association badge and text 'Our thanks go…

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On the front artwork showing women dressed in various uniform including cooks round a kitchen table covered with cakes and utensils, Text 'Merry Christmas. Signed Betty M Turner. On the inside top text 'Our thanks go to member Betty Turner for…

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On the front artwork with a group of Women's Auxiliary Air Force members watching a four engine bomber flying past over a control tower. On the inside season's greetings from the WAAF Association.

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On the front a round shield with Royal Air Force badge and text including 'Women's Auxiliary Air Force 1939-1945'. To those who had lost their lives. National Memorial Arboretum. On the inside a description of Women's Auxiliary Air Force memorial.

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On the front women in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform and others with kilts and jackets around a shield with air force symbol and other text. On the inside seasons greetings from the WAAF Association.

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On the front a squad of women wearing kilts, jackets and beret. Leader carries a RAF ensign. Inside seasons greetings from the WAAF Association.

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Metal flat iron WAAF issue. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

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Wooden coat hanger inscribed '483863. E Gascoyne'.

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Three articles in the same document. The first 'About the contributor Eileen Pickering nee Gascoyne' describes early life, growing up as well as describing parents, school and success at swimming. The second article 'A story of her work at Bletchley…

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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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