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  • Tags: demobilisation

MHadfieldL1066643-150702-02.pdf
Booklet with an explanation of position and rights issues by H M Government to all serving members of H M forces. Covers all matters to do with conditions of release and resettlement.

MHadfieldL1066643-150702-01.pdf
Book on what to do when leaving the service and how to do it. Covers: release leave and uniform, matters for immediate attention, pay and allowances, other service matters, resettlement into civil life, national insurance and pensions, Northern…

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Congratulates him on award of DFC and ask how things are in 'civvy street'. States he was due out next April but is considering a deferment. Goes on to write about news from the squadron and his activities. Invites him to a party in the mess and…

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To officer commanding 242 Squadron RAF Oakington from Flt Lt William Roy Peter Perry requesting postponement of release for 6 months.

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A record of Jose being released from service and proceeding to PDC (Personnel Despatch Centre) Wythall.

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A receipt issued to Jose for the return of her service clothing.

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A brochure to encourage service members to continue in the RAF. There are ten questions with handwritten answers indicating that Jose was happy to leave.

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A form to be used when reapplying for employment with a former employer.

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Details about how to return to employment particularly with former employers.

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A brochure with details about the RAF Association.

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A booklet offering what to do on leaving the service and how to do it.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

MHayhurstJM2073102-170725-12.pdf
20 page report on a conference about Educational and Vocational Training. Domestic training such as cooking, repairing, cleanliness and personal health and hygiene.

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The cover of a booklet produced for service men and women. It is an explanation of their position and rights.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Educational and Vocational Training poster. On the reverse is handwritten 'Jose M Hayhurst RAF Duxford'.

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middle pages from RAF Form 2520 issued to Bill at the end of his service.

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Cyril Mercier was born in Jersey in 1925. He joined the Home Guard in 1940 and the RAF in 1943. After initial training, and training on gunnery at Bridgnorth he joined 14 Operational training Unit at Abingdon, where he crewed up. He trained on…

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Says he is back and would be flying that night. Mentions visit to Bournemouth and seeing film. Writes about colleague waiting for demob. mentions his new second pilot from New Zealand.

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Sixteen page journal with text and photographs. The final issue with message from Field Marshal Lord Chetwode, Editorial, article on history of prisoner of war mail/parcels, awards ceremony, prisoner of war students, garden parties, articles about…

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbons. Captioned 'Demob photo 46'.

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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…
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