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EBoldyDABoldyAD400627.pdf
Letter from David Boldy to his father about his daily activities at Hastings, and then at Torquay. Comments on the French government, mentions a meeting with Cecil and cadet training

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about his mother and Steve, driving a friend’s Buick and Cynthia and Lisa getting engaged. They went to Mussel Bay for New Year’s, and tried surf riding. He has sent, and will send more…

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about waiting for a posting while at Wynberg Military Camp. He has now re-mustered to air gunner, and wants to apply for pilot. He has bought gifts from Oudtshoorn for his father, mother and…

EBoldyDABoldyAD410316.pdf
Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about about his air gunner course at East London.

EBoldyDABoldyAD410402.pdf
Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about about his continued air gunner course at East London. He explains about the course, his failure in the navigation course, and what he has been doing, exams and results.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about his air gunner / photography course, some of the friends he has made and some comments about Greece and Yugoslavia in the war.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about becoming a qualified air gunner, his celebrations on qualifying and now he and the five others are awaiting posting, so he is spending some time with his friends and his girlfriend…

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.

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The article features a photograph the nose and an annotated picture of the whole aircraft in flight. Captioedn 'David rear gunner in this this before Lancasters'.

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David Boldy dressed in desert uniform standing between two women. The one on the left is sitting on a stone wall. Caption on the reverse '9 8 41'.

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A serviceman stood on a station platform in front of a train. On the reverse 'Good old George at the station when the boys left'.

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Group portrait of 19 aircrew in two rows 10 standing and nine sitting on a bench with arms folded; all are wearing khaki drill open-necked shirts with rolled-up sleeves, shorts, long socks and shoes. Behind them is an Anson facing the camera showing…

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Group portrait of 12 aircrew in front of an Anson. Arms folded, six are standing and six sitting on a bench, all wearing khaki drill open-knecked shirts with rolled-up sleeves, shorts, long socks and shoes. Another airmanis looking out of the…

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Group portrait of 42 airmen in three rows standing at ease. Those in the front row are sitting on a bench with arms crossed and two sitting on the ground; most are wearing khaki drill tunics, shirts and ties and shorts and most have khaki drill side…

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45 aircrew are arranged in four rows, front row one sitting; all are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and gauntlets and are carrying flying helmets. Some airmen on the second row from front are holding a board on which is chalked ‘D Flight’ and…

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Formal portrait of a Marie Helene Kenworthy, George Henry Duke, best man and two other airmen; the airman on the right is a sergeant with pilot’s brevet, the groom is also a sergeant and the bride is in a white wedding dress and veil and carrying a…

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Three-quarter length portrait of David Boldy, in a domestic setting, wearing dress uniform with Air Gunner’s brevet. He is sitting on a settee next to a girl in pale-coloured blouse and dark spotted skirt and has a cigarette between his fingers. On…

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Full length portrait of David Boldy sitting on a settee, in a domestic setting, with legs crossed and a cigarette between his fingers. He is wearing uniform with an air gunner brevet and a scarf around his neck. On reverse ‘A/G Bo-Bo' and number…

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Half-length portrait of Terry Luther in Sidcot suit and leather gauntlets. The caption on the reverse reads, 'Terry (Teg) Luther, aged 20, early 1943 wearing his flying kit. Sadly killed on ops. in June 1943 shortly after his 21st birthday.…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

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Half-length portrait photograph of an airman in greatcoat and side cap. On the reverse 'Cyril Todd'.

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Airmen in uniform are lying on a grass area, seen in the background through an arch at Miami University. Among them are people in civilian clothing. On the reverse 'Afternoon Break, University of Miami, April 2nd 1942'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Albert Victor Ansell, in a side cap.

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Group portrait of airmen arranged in five rows, either standing, seated or crouched in front of a brick building. A pilot and an observer are sitting in the centre of the front row.
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