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PBlakeMMD1806.jpg
Muriel Blake kneeling on the ground with three civilian men standing behind her. On the reverse 'Armstrong Sidley[sic] Mech RAF Mepal 1944'.

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28 airwomen arranged in three rows. Initial Training Course, 1944. Muriel is third from right in the back row. On the reverse 'RAF Wilmslow Training Camp'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

YBlakeMMD489709v1.pdf
Muriel Blake's diary with only entries from 6 March to 19th.

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Twenty two Royal Air Force and Woman's Auxiliary Air Force members of a band standing, wearing tunic uniform, in two rows. Most are holding musical instruments. In the centre of the front row are a male and a female officer standing behind a pile of…

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Three women, one sitting in front and the other two kneeling and standing behind all with hands on shoulders of the one in front of them. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Two prints of an image of nineteen service personnel including airmen and four members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting and standing in two rows in front of a Mosquito. In the background trees. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'.…

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Forty two members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting and standing in four rows. A male RAF Officer is sitting in the middle of the second row up. In the background a wooden hut with two windows.

MBrookerWH[Ser#-DoB]-180402-04.Pdf
William Brooker's service. His crew was transferred from Swinderby Heavy Conversion Unit to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington.
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…

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A member of the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force kneeling in snow with two dogs either side of her. In the background a two story building with gabled windows. Reported as Leonard Cheshire's poodle Simon (on the right) with Kitty McQuillan WAAF (later…

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Three waitresses standing on a lawn. In front of them sits a white poodle, (Leonard Cheshire's dog Simon). In the background trees and to the right a building. On the reverse 'Kitty McQuillan. WAAF waitress. After war, came to Le Court married Henry…

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Four women sitting on a lawn. The middle two are in air force uniform and the end two in waitress dress. In the background a two story Tudor period building with many windows. On the reverse 'Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, officers' mess 617 squadron,…

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Four women sitting on a lawn. Two in the middle in air force uniform. In the background a large two story Tudor building with tree behind. Taken at rear of Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, between 25/10/1943-12/07/1944. Additional information about this…

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Three Women's Auxiliary Air Force waitresses with Simon the poodle in front on a lawn with a two story building on the right behind. In the backgroaund trees. Taken in the grounds of Petwood hotel, Woodhall Spa. Central woman is Kitty McQuillan…

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Formal photograph of 22 WAAFs in three rows, row of houses, hotel and larger building in background. Isabel Aitcheson fourth from right in front row. On the reverse all are named and 'Morecambe 5/10/42'.

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A notebook used by Elizabeth Humphrey during her training as an instrument technician.

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Eight WAAFs, in uniform standing in a row on a town street (two photographs).

First photograph: on reverse on post-it 'Isabella Dougall nee Aitcheson on right'. Another copy of the same photograph: on reverse, the girls christian names are listed…

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Portrait, upper torso in WAAF uniform. Written on the reverse 'Wigtown, 31/1/43'. On added post-it note 'Isabella Dougall nee Aitchison'.

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Portrait of Isabel and Andrew, upper torso, both in uniform, Andrew with sergeant's stripes and observer brevet. Written on reverse 'copy 3 pc gent only' and reference number. Printed on reverse: 'The State Studios, 581 London Road, Glasgow. S E',…

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The 40 plus staff, a mixture of airmen, airwomen, police and civilian staff, in five rows, posed in the middle of a field, wooden shed in background. On the reverse some signatures and 'William Reynolds (Bill) Top row 2 left next to man with hat.…

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Bessie and eight other ground crew from 625 Squadron at RAF Binbrook, sitting on a loaded bomb trolley.

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Bride and groom are Bessie and Wally Birkby, then a sergeant with air gunner.

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An airman and two airwomen seated on steps outside a brick building. Two have newspapers on their laps and a cup and saucer is beside one woman.

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Fifty Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Halifax. There is a pilot in second row centre right wearing peaked cap and a WAAF sitting in the centre. Nose art on the aircraft is a showgirl with hat.

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Several members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force talking to Queen Elizabeth in a corridor with posters in the background.

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Three members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force, two wearing tunics and one in shirtsleeves. Two are sitting in deck chairs including Joyce Donaldson in the centre. In the background a brick building with window.
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