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PTurnerBM1701.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Betty Turner in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform. On the reverse 'Blk peak Blk band Gold Badge - RAF cap blue Blk tie, pale blue shirt, Uniform greyblue'.

YGeachDG1394781v3.pdf
Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

YGeachDG1394781v4.pdf
Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…

YGeachDG1394781v1.pdf
Fourth of David Geach's diaries describing the final part of his training in Canada. He writes of his service and personal life training as an air bomber. He describes his ground and flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local…

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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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RAF Form 1304 issued to Wanda Gawel. Discharged on compassionate grounds.

BStevensonPDStevensonPDv1.pdf
Peter Stevenson's account of his service in the Officer Training Corps at Grantham and later in the Air Training Corps. Tells of his life in Grantham and the effect of the war on the town. Also his involvement post war in museums and projects to…

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Eight Women's Auxiliary Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and gloves arranged in two rows. Five are seated on chairs and three are standing behind. Kathleen Croft is in the middle, front row. In the distance are trees.

SHumphreyE2098310v10006.pdf
A notebook used by Elizabeth Humphrey during her training as an instrument technician.

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Margaret is kneeling at the front of a group of five WAAFs. Behind are Nissen huts and flowers.

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Five Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel, no rank insignia visible, are arranged in a single file in front of a structure with a barbed wire fence extending from one side. The uppermost of the two copies has been defaced, the lower appears to…

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Flight Lieutenant Mercer and crew and ground personnel in front of their Lancaster. On the reverse:
'March 1944 X for Xray
Dunholme Lodge
Bomber Command
Left to right
Isot Pratt. (mid upper) F/lt Mercer D.F.C. (pilot) Sgt Fallan (fit.…

PCollyerSmithJ1504.jpg
Four Women's Auxiliary Air Force in battledress standing in front of a low wall. The two women on the left are leading aircraftswomen. In the background trees and to the right a bicycle

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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…

PGildersleveG1701.jpg
Portrait of Gladys Gildersleve in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform at RAF Shenington.

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The RAF Greetings Card has no message.
The Deficiencies of Kit form.
A chit authorising Liz Humphrey's use of a bicycle.

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Photograph 1 is of five airwomen and two airmen standing outside the entrance to a building.
Photograph 2 is of a group of airmen and airwomen inside a Nissen hut.
Photograph 3 is of three airwomen and three airmen standing outside the entrance to…

PGrundyAF15010019.jpg
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. Nose art on the aircraft is a showgirl with hat.

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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.

PGrundyAF1510.jpg
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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Top - Eleven Royal Air Force personnel, three women's auxiliary air force and nine men in two rows in a grass field. Three aircrew are sitting in front Louden on the left, David Donaldson in the centre and Kendrick on the right.
Bottom - Thirteen…

PBlakeMMD1804.jpg
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'.

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