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A bill issued to Ron from RAF Lindholme, May 1948.

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A large building with one airmen walking in the front. On the reverse 'No 2 Officers' Mess RAF Kandy with "Paddy" walking along the steps Ceylon May 1946'.

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A blurred image of three airmen sitting at a bar. On the reverse 'The Boys at the Bar RAF Tengah Singapore October 1946'.

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A low building on a rise with steps and gardens leading up to it. On the reverse 'No 1. (our mess) RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A field gun outside the Officers' Mess at RAF Tengah. On the reverse 'The Mess defence RAF Tengah, Singapore October 1946'.

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A two storey modern building identified on the reverse as The Officers' Mess at RAF Tengah, Singapore, October 1946.

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A permit allowing the bearer to have meals in the Airmen's Mess.

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Top left - group of five airmen, three wearing khaki uniform sitting in chairs in front of a building. Captioned 'Outside mess, Jan 1941, Heliopolis, Cairo'.
Top right - flying boat airborne above a river with trees on left bank. Captioned 'BOAC…

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Christmas greetings and Christmas dinner menu.

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Menu for Christmas eve dinner 24 December 1945. On the reverse signatures and location: RAF officers' mess Mauripur, Karachi, Sind, India.

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse.
Sgt H.E. Wakefield F/Eng written at the top.

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For mess at Mauripur Sind, SEAAF Christmas 1945. Includes wine list, list of toasts and Christmas day dinner menu. On the back are signatures.

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Four WAAFs seated on benches at a trestle table, eating.

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The Sergeants Mess laid out for a party. On the table are crests for 50 and 61 Squadrons. On the reverse 'April 20th 1945 Sgts Mess Skellingthorpe'.

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A sergeant pilot wearing battledress with brevet sitting at a table and drinking from a teacup. On the table a plate with baked beans and a teapot.

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Four airmen seated at table, three have visible sergeants rank, two with brevet and one with Canada shoulder patch. On the table plates, bottles of sauce and drink and a teapot.

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A large group of airmen, mostly wearing battledress some with brevet, sitting at a long table eating. Several airmen are standing watching.

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Large group of men and women outside a large building. On the reverse, 'Officers Mess Scampton.'

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A log book used as a scrap book. The photographs and documents cover his aircrew training from November 1943. It has sergeant's mess subscription cards, photographs, correspondence and cuttings.
Many of the entries are post war and a number refer…

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On the left page a menu for the airmen's' mess at RAF Bridlington Christmas day 1943 meal. Annotated with some signatures, including BE Chadwick (LACW), M.E Kane (WAAF), M. Hughes (Cpl) and D. Darling.
On the right page a course photograph of a…

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Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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Nine photographs of Jack's postings. They are dated 1950-1951.
Photo 1 is a view over Changi, Singapore.
Photo 2 is a man selling blankets, captioned 'Mauripur-Pakistan'.
Photo 3 is a building, captioned 'Temple Hill Mess'.
Photo 4 is a street…

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Several senior RAF officers sitting at a dining table with one standing to address audience. In the background curtains. Submitted with caption 'Officers Mess Head Table dinner Feltwell No 3 L.F.S January 31 1945'
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