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  • Tags: demobilisation

ALastRR151125.mp3
Ronald Last grew up in Dorset and worked as an apprentice for the local Gas and Water company before volunteering for the Air Force. He attended the reception centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and describes the medical tests and inoculations recruits…

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The three are sitting at a table with drinks and bottles. One man is smoking. On the reverse '1947 Taken in Germany [undecipherable]' Demob Party.

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Nine airmen, wearing tunics, in three rows sitting, crouching and standing on a railway station platform in front of a sign for Rauceby. On the reverse 'AVC, 1946, Leaving Rauceby for Cardington (Demob)'.

MCluettAV120946-150515-30.pdf
Information for arrivals at RAF Cardington. Includes a map of the station and notes on processes, procedures, meal times, entertainment, transport, telephones, post office location and opening times.

AYoungM150515.mp3
Margaret Young grew up in Scotland and worked in a ladies shoe department. She volunteered for the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at the age of 18 and served as a wireless operator. She talks about the medical and reception centre and training,…

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Bernard Mabey was born in London and experienced the Blitz at first hand. He was a member of the Air Training Corps in 1941 before volunteering for the RAF. He trained as an air frame mechanic at RAF Locking. His first posting was RAF Marston Moor…

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Blank form requesting personal, employment, wartime service and availability for employment. On the reverse guidance for applicants.

MRaettigDW1136657-160623-19.pdf
Details rights under law to return to former employer after war service. Details requirements to qualify and how to claim rights. Describes what employer has to do, what to do with employers reply and how long is employer bound to employ you. Goes on…

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Full length portrait of Derrick Allen in suit standing with pipe in his left hand. In the background a brick building with door on the left and window on the right. On the reverse 'Derrick in his demob suit [.......]'. Second photograph same as the…

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From the General Secretary stating that he had received further information from Air Officer Commanding Records that James Bank's re-enlistment had been turned down on medical ground and that no purpose would be served by further medical board.

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From the director of manning regretting that James Bank's re-enlistment in the air force cannot be authorised.

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Service in the Royal Air Force (25 April 1935 to 23 January 1948), then released as Temporary Flight Sergeant. Mentioned in despatches 14 June 1945. Contains dates of enlistment and discharge as well as personnel details, trade of photographer, his…

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Cyril Abbotts volunteered for the Royal Air Force while he was an engineering apprentice with W T Avery at Smethwick. After his reception at Lord’s Cricket Ground and initial training,he trained as a pilot at RAF Bowden and Moose Jaw in Canada. On…

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Service in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (16 November 1942 to 11 December 1946), then released as class A warrant officer. Statement of aptitudes and qualities 'A very sound and reliable Warrant Officer who has given all his energies to the…
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