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Two prints of an image of nineteen service personnel including airmen and four members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting and standing in two rows in front of a Mosquito. In the background trees. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'.…

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Three airmen wearing variety of uniform standing in line in front of a Mosquito. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Eight airmen in a variety of uniform gathered round a tractor with RAF roundel on left front wheel arch. In the background a Mosquito. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Three airmen, two in battledress and one in tunic, all wearing side caps standing in line The outer two men have hands on shoulders of middle man. Behind them a Mosquito with knight on horse nose art, many bomb symbols and letter H. Noted as being…

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Five airmen stood in front of a Mosquito. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

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Four RAF personnel with a Mosquito with an open engine cowling. One man is lying on the wing. Noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Five airmen standing in a row. The second from the left has navigator's brevet and the second from the right a pilot's brevet. In the background a Mosquito with clover leaf nose art and five double rows of bomb symbols. Noted as being '109 squadron…

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42 airmen in tropical gear sitting on and in front of a Spitfire, submitted with caption; 'John Franklin (seated 5th left) 28 Sqn Burma 1945'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Forty two members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting and standing in four rows. A male RAF Officer is sitting in the middle of the second row up. In the background a wooden hut with two windows.

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Margaret is standing in uniform in front of flowers and Nissen huts.

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29 airwomen arranged in three rows. Margaret is seated, fourth from right. Behind is a prefabricated building with 'WIN' painted at a door.

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Four seated on a rug and three kneeling behind. Margaret is front row, far left. Behind are nissen huts.

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Margaret is kneeling at the front of a group of five WAAFs. Behind are Nissen huts and flowers.

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Group of five, the four women in uniform, the man in civilian clothes. Margaret is second from right. They are standing amongst grass with a boundary wall behind.

OCuthillMSFH2151005-181213-01.pdf
Records Margaret Logan's service as between 25 May 1944 and 10 October 1947.

She is described by her commanding officer as:
'A very good conscientious airwoman. Has carried out her duties in a very capable manner. Keen, willing and uses…

BCuthillMSFHCuthillMSFHv1.pdf
Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

Five Group Newsletter, number 22, May 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about armament, war savings, flying control, engineering, flight engineers, gardening, prisoner of war fund, air bombing, navigation,…

MBrookerWH[Ser#-DoB]-180402-04.Pdf
William Brooker's service. His crew was transferred from Swinderby Heavy Conversion Unit to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington.
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…

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The service record of Harry Aspinall from 21 June 1940 to 23 April 1944.

Five Group Newsletter, number 20, March 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about processes of navigation, signals/radar, photography, gardening, Gee, flying control, H2S, decorations, tactics, flight engineers, war…

Five Group Newsletter, number 19, February 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about tactics, navigation, air bombing, gardening, sports, training, flying control, H2S, Gee, photography, honours and awards, signals…

Five Group Newsletter, number 18, January 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about training, signals, gunnery, accidents, bombing, decorations, photography, engineering, armament, navigation, flying control,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 14, September 1943. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, an article on the Rolls Royce Merlin and features about training, signals, gunnery, accidents, bombing, decorations, photography, engineering,…

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Sixteen airmen in two rows. Rear row all wearing tunics are ground crew. The front row all wearing battledress have aircrew brevet. All are wearing side caps. Leonard Cheshire is centre of front row. In the background a Halifax with OFFENBACH on the…

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Three waitresses standing on a lawn. In front of them sits a white poodle, (Leonard Cheshire's dog Simon). In the background trees and to the right a building. On the reverse 'Kitty McQuillan. WAAF waitress. After war, came to Le Court married Henry…
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