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SHumphreyE2098310v10006.pdf
A notebook used by Elizabeth Humphrey's during her training as an instrument technician.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-04.pdf
a 29 page duplicated magazine produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. All the items are original, mainly 'in' jokes consisting of stories, jokes, poems and cartoons.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-03.pdf
A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. It includes 'in' jokes, stories, poems, cartoons and a
a crossword puzzle.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-02.pdf
A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-01.pdf
A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel at Branston Mere. It includes 'in' jokes, poems, cartoons, and a ghost story.

PReynoldsWT1504.jpg
Six RAF personnel, four of them corporals, head and shoulders or upper torso, in two rows all with wireless flash.


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PReynoldsWT1501.jpg
The 40 plus staff, a mixture of airmen, airwomen, police and civilian staff, in five rows, posed in the middle of a field, wooden shed in background. On the reverse some signatures and 'William Reynolds (Bill) Top row 2 left next to man with hat.…

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31 recruits arranged in four rows, in front of a large tree. On the reverse 'Vic joining RAF 1936, 2nd row standing 2nd from left'.

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Catches up with family news. Writes of new flight and aircrew taking ground crew for a drink in Grimsby along with an amusing incident. Reminisces and thinks about after the war.

AWilliamsVD170403.mp3
Vivian Williams was born in Wales but began working in engineering in London. After serving in the Territorial Army in a searchlight unit, he volunteered for Air Force and trained as a flight mechanic. He discusses his recruitment, training and…

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Two letters to Malcolm Staves from his grandparents. Domestic news and wishes him a good christmas.

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31 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a shingle walled building. Only one man is wearing an aircrew brevet. Five are marked with crosses.

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28 seated airmen and one civilian arranged in two rows in front of a shingle walled building. Only one man is wearing an aircrew brevet.
David Joseph is second from left on the front row. Two airmen are identified with crosses and two with slashes.…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Liz Humphrey in uniform.

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A travel document issued to LIz Humphrey when she was posted to RAF Stradishall

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Printed RAF form enrolling Liz Humphrey into the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.

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The RAF Greetings Card has no message.
The Deficiencies of Kit form.
A chit authorising Liz Humphrey to use a bicycle.

SHumphreyE2098310v10001-0001.jpg
A programme for the revue 'Let's Go Mad' presented by The Station Revue Company at RAF Boscombe Down. Includes a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.

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A summary of Liz Humphrey's service history from January 1942 to 1946. Her service activity included serving in 970 Balloon Squadron, 30 Operational Training Unit at RAF Hixon, 12 Squadron at Wickenby, 1657 Conversion Unit at RAF Stradishall and…

BStevensonPDStevensonPDv1.pdf
Peter Stevenson's account of his service in the Officer Training Corps at Grantham and later in the Air Training Corps. Tells of his life in Grantham and the effect of the war on the town. Also his involvement post war in museums and projects to…

OBunceFSG3006260-161115-01.pdf
Service and release book of Leading Aircraftsman F S G Bunce. Service from 24 August 1943 to 1 April 1947.

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Written from Swift Current. Writes that snow has prevented flying and they have little to do as examinations are over but some people have failed them. Mentions that the C.G.I relented on the resit of the engines examination. Discusses future course…

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Over 50 airmen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force personnel in four rows. On the reverse 'HT Ansell Front 3 from left'.

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Album page with three clippings, one from from The Daily Telegraph and Morning Post dated Tuesday May 18 1943 showing a number of Lancasters over a city, captioned '617 Lancs'. One summarising the news from around November 1944 and one summarising…

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Letter from Corporal F W Meredith, Squadron Leader Wilson's batman, expressing sympathy and stating that he had been ask to forward a number of articles and he would do this under separate cover. Offers hope that her husband was taken prisoner.
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