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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that they are only 40 miles from Dakota and is hoping to go there on a weekend leave. He also writes hoping that they will receive his parcel soon, about the weather and that he is just finishing a 48 hour…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes about family and friends, about the jitterbug craze, and that he is sending a parcel home with a few small items. He also mentions that his course is going well and he is in the midst of his mid-term exams.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about the weather, that he is now solo as his cousin Roy gave him extra instruction and about correspondence received.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is now awaiting his next posting and that he has had a good time doing different social activities. He describes falling through the ice and into the river and having to run back to base as it…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is in Winnipeg on leave for 13 days. He mentions that he had his wallet stolen before going on leave but his colleagues collected $25 so that he could still go on leave. He writes about his…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his mother and father. He writes that he is sending them socks and stocking with his friend Don as he is coming home.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that his course has completed and he will be coming home soon. He mentions where his some of his colleagues are being posted to. He also writes that he would have liked to stay in Canada a bit longer as the…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about family, friends and colleagues, about his social activities and his exams.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about family and friends, his social activities, and that his course is now coming to an end and is looking forward to finding out where he goes next.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his weekend off and his activities, about the weather and about his course which is going well.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about correspondence he has received; about being congratulated on receiving his wings and commission; about family and friends; that he is enjoying his course and that he will be going on a 48 hour…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his parents. He writes thanking them for all the correspondence he has received. He writes about family, friends, about his social activities and his course which he is finding quite complicated.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his parents. He writes that he has been invited to go to New York with his uncle; that he had a day off; about the weather; going to the cinema and that the course is quite interesting. He also asks how all his family are.

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The telegram advises Terry Ford's father than he has received his wings and commission.

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Neill Chapman’s diary entries from 27th May to 1st June including a list of crew members and the results of their bombing trials.

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Pilots flying log book for W E Lucas, covering the period from 7 November 1940 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Derby, RAF Montrose, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Honington,…

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The group of seven are standing in front of a Nissen hut.

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Terry Ford at the controls of his aircraft.

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Two photographs of Terry and family Moira, Terry, Mother (Hilda), Father (Arthur) and Yvonne.
In the first image Terry has pilot's wings but not in the second.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Head and shoulders photo of Terry Ford with his pilot's wings.

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40 passport photographs of Terry

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A half-length portrait of Terry with his pilot's wings.

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A newspaper cutting with a head and shoulders image of Terry. It states he has won his wings and commission whilst in Canada. It is annotated 15/5/43.

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An identity card issued to Terry Ford identifying him as a member of the Volunteer Reserve.

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Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…
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