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John Blair standing in desert style uniform and a hat holding two large fish by the tail. Caption: 'John with real fish at Christmas Island before the nuclear tests.'

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John Blair and six airmen and airwomen in various sportswear, one holding a trophy. Caption: 'John as part of an RAF sports team.'

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John Blair (left) with an officer’s cap and a colleague (right) who has the insignia of a flight sergeant visible on his right arm, brevet is partially covered. Caption: 'John and friend – 1945'.

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Two airmen in flying gear at the navigator’s station in a Halifax bomber. Caption: 'John (right) and a colleague inside their Halifax Bomber, 1945'.

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Eight RAF personnel, seven in flying gear (8th is a WAAF) standing beside an aircraft, John Blair is on far left. Caption: 'The Crew before take-off, in front of their Halifax bomber, 1945.'

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13 cadets arranged in two rows, John Blair is positioned second row, second from the right. Caption: 'Part of the Jamaican contingent, with John standing second from the right'.

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John Blair as a cadet seated sideways to the camera, caption at bottom reads 'John in a moment of relaxation. Note the “Jamaica” shoulder flash.'

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Group of fifteen airmen, seven of whom have cadets' caps. All are in flying gear and they are grouped in three ranks beside an Avro Anson, John Blair is at the far left of the photograph, caption at bottom reads; 'John Blair (standing at left) and…

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Head and shoulder length portrait photograph of John Blair in Flight Lieutenant’s uniform with officer’s cap, navigator’s brevet and medal strip. Caption at bottom reads: 'John Jellicoe Blair – RAF'.

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Three quarter length portrait photograph of John Blair in fatigue uniform with navigator’s brevet, and officer’s cap, standing between two huts smoking a cigarette. A bicycle is propped up beside one of the huts. Caption at bottom reads: 'John…

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Head and shoulder length portrait photograph of John Blair in uniform with officer’s cap, navigator’s brevet and medal strip, Caption at bottom reads: 'John Jellicoe Blair – RAF'.

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Head and shoulder length portrait photograph of John Blair in uniform with officer’s cap, navigator’s brevet and medal strip. Caption at bottom reads: 'John Jellicoe Blair – RAF'.

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John Blair and his bride. The groom is wearing Flight Lieutenant’s uniform with navigator’s brevet. The bride is in a white dress with short veil and bouquet. Caption at bottom reads: 'John Jellicoe Blair & Margaret Eileen Kirkham – March 1,…

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John Blair standing with Leo Balderamos on a tall building with a cityscape in the background.

Caption: 'John Blair (left) and Leo Balderamos of Belize on the Empire State Building, New York, in October 1942'.

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Three-quarter length photograph of John Blair holding his son standing outside french windows captioned: 'John w/[with] son John Julian – christening'.

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Flight Lieutenant John Blair in uniform with Navigator's brevet, submitted with caption; 'Flt Lt John J Blair, DFC from Jamaica who served as a Halifax navigator with 102 (Ceylon) Squadron, Bomber Command between 1944 and 1945. He completed his full…

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Couple in car. Woman in a wedding dress, holding a bouquet, sitting next to Flight Lieutenant A Wint, in uniform. Submitted with caption: 'Norma and Arthur Wint at their wedding in England, 1945. Flight Lt. Wint, from Jamaica, was an RAF pilot…

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Airmen in three ranks, all but two of whom are cadets, two are labelled: 'Blair' and 'Lynch'.

Submitted with caption: 'Caribbean aircrew trainees, Canada, 1942. John Blair is standing, 2nd from left in the middle row, while Orville Lynch is at the…

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Young woman in school uniform, she is holding a pair of glasses in her left hand, standing in front of a door. Submitted with caption: 'A typical Jamaican schoolgirl, mid 1940s.'

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Full-length photograph of M Johnson’s father as a child, with his right foot placed on a low wall. Submitted with caption; 'A typical Jamaican schoolboy (in this case, the author’s father), mid-1940s.'

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Head and shoulders portrait photograph of J Blair in cadet’s uniform, submitted with caption: 'John Blair in training, Canada, 1942'.

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John Blair in Flight Lieutenant’s uniform flanked by two other RAF flight crew, on the left of the photograph a wireless operator and on the right, a pilot, they are in a room with maps on the walls, and are leaning on a table. Submitted with…

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Six airmen in uniform standing next to mobile steps in front of a De Haviland Comet with the words 'Royal Air Force Transport Command' along its side. Submitted with caption; 'John Blair & crew with their Comet aircraft, 1960s'.

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Team of 13 girls dressed in sportswear and holding hockey sticks, submitted with caption; 'A typical Jamaican female school girl's Hockey Team in 1945 close to the spot where Canadian soldier Tom Forsyth was warned off watching girl's hockey…

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A group of 24 cadets and three officers arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Submitted with caption; 'John Blair (left of photo) during his training in Canada, 1942'.
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