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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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A description of what happened before and during and operation. The battle order was posted, the crew checked over their aircraft, the bomb load was planned, the crew received their briefing, dinner was eaten (bacon and eggs), they dressed,…

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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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Portrait of WAAF in uniform, head and shoulders, photographer Harold Moyse, Muswell Hill.

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23 individuals, mix of small number of aircrew and officers, with ground personnel of airmen and one woman. Posed in two rows, front row seated, in front of building with 35 Squadron badge signed as "Squadron HQs".

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Service and Certificate of Discharge form for Kathleen Wright, John's wife.

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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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Letter from Air Ministry informing her that she has been approved an appointment as assistant section officer in the women's auxiliary air force.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Joyce Donaldson wearing Women's Auxiliary Air Force tunic.

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Three-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life in the RAF at his station in Yorkshire including observers being posted to Scotland, training and his social life in Doncaster.

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Revue produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee, with combined Royal Air Force and Women's Auxiliary Air Force cast, including Kay Burchell. Includes some signatures.

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Produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee with a combined Women's Auxiliary Air Force and Royal Air Force cast.

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Revue produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee, programme number 463, 16 acts from combined Women's Auxiliary Air Force and Royal Air Force cast including Kay Burchell.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Joyce Donaldson wearing Women's Auxiliary Air Force tunic.

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Top - four m,embers of Women's Auxiliary Air Force standing chatting in a corridor to Queen Elizabeth. In the background a poster. Bottom - thirty-eight aircrew in four rows all wearing tunic and side caps. Reg Woolgar is in the centre of the second…

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

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Top - formal portrait of four aircrew officers, two sitting in front and two standing behind. All are wearing tunic and peaked cap. Front centre man has pilot brevet, the others half brevet. Bottom - eight members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force and…

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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…

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Letter from Air Ministry informing her that she has been approved an appointment as assistant section officer in the women's auxiliary air force.

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Top - eight members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force and seven Royal Air Force officers in two rows. Seven sitting in front and eight standing behind. All are wearing tunics and peaked hats. There is one padre in back row. Joyce Donaldson is third from…
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