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PFOMetheringhamAF19040011.jpg
Left - three-quarter length portrait of an airwoman wearing tunic and holding a black dog with window in the background. Captioned 'Betty Swindells' Submitted with description 'WAAF Cpl Betty Swindells in uniform, standing outside a civilian property…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030013.jpg
Top - seven aircrew, three sitting in front, four standing behind, all wearing battledress with brevet. Five wear side caps and two wear peaked caps. In the background a hut with windows left and right. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030003.jpg
Top - six airmen, all wearing tunics with three squatting in front and three standing behind. The man middle rear wear a peaked cap and has half brevet. In the background part of a building. Submitted with description 'Group of six RAF personnel…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010017.jpg
Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/13. Group of RAF and…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010013.jpg
Top right - two RAF officers one wearing battledress and the other a tunic standing in front of the wall of a building. Officer on the left is smoking a pipe and both have hands in pockets. In the background left a window and right a door. Captioned…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010012.jpg
Top - five aircrew wearing battledress or tunics standing in line with dog lying in front. Man on left has a tankard in his hand. In the background left a bicycle and building behind group. Submitted with description 'Group of 5 RAF officers outside…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010007.jpg
Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Lunch at WAAF Officers' Mess Syerston Sep 1943. Left…

PColsonWA1605.jpg
On the left a woman sitting on a bench offering a bone to a dog sitting on the bench between the woman and a young girl on the right looking on. In the background a fence. Submitted with caption; 'Wyn & Joan Colson (Billy’s Sister) 1951'.

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PMillsGA2006.jpg
Top left a man wearing uniform tunic holding a dog with bushes in the background. Captioned 'Gordon Mills Aug 41'. Top right a three-quarter length portrait of a man wearing tunic and side cap sitting. Bottom left another copy of top right…

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BPerkinsFWJPerkinsFWJv1.pdf
Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

PEleyNJ1629.jpg
Cartoon of a landed Tiger Moth with pilots standing to the side, surrounded by kittens with the caption; “Don’t ever land like that again Sutton!!” Submitted with caption; “Comical”.

LFertichF[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Frank Fertich’s Flying Log book as air gunner covering the period from 24 January 1944 to 17 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli (9 B&GS), RAF Wellesbourne Mountford (22…

E[Author]MWareingJ441104.pdf
Letter from Margaret to her friend Joan. She writes that Joan must be pleased to have found out where her husband, Bob, is and that her very good friend’s son is also at the same prisoner of war camp and has been there for over a year. She also…

PMitchellJEF16010049.jpg
An RAF officer wearing tunic and side cap sitting in a pony drawn two wheeled cart. On the reverse 'C Ball'.

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BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv2.pdf
Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

PSindallJH1711.jpg
Wing Commander James Sindall with a dog.

PNichollJ1801.jpg
51 aircrew in three rows in front of a Hampden and a hangar with a large dog in the centre of the front row. John Nicholl is fifth from the right in the front row.

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LMackieGA855966v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

PSaundersEJ20010059.jpg
Four photographs from an album, captioned 'Wild Bears No cages for these fellows'.
Photo 1 is an airman standing looking at a bear.
Photo 2 is a bear advancing to the camera.
Photo 3 is of two bears. Behind is a family of three adults and two…

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PNichollsJEK20010024.jpg
Six servicemen wearing variety of uniform standing and six members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting in front. Left front has a dog. In the background right, part of a hut. On the reverse 'MT Section, Sandtoft Aug 1944'.

PQuineJW16020078.jpg
Top left - a dog sitting on grass in front of a bush. Part of a building on the left. Captioned 'Meal time?'.
Centre right - in the centre a steam train engine moving to the left on tracks through snow covered ground. Captioned 'Must have seen this…

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PQuineJW16020034.jpg
Top left - man wearing battledress standing holding front paws of dog sitting up in front of him. In the background a tree and building. Captioned 'Bill and His Majesty'.
Top right - man standing wearing flying suit and smoking a cigarette. To the…

PQuineJW16020028.jpg
Top left - shot of head and front paws of dog lying down by wall. Caption 'Peter'.
Top right - three men wearing battledress standing in line in front of a building with tree on the left. captioned '"Just out of bed", Spence, George, Dick'. Bottom…
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