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Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is the Algiers Grand Post Office with palm trees and a pool in front.
#2 is a sunken ship with a man leaning on it.
#3 is Ron in flying kit at his station on his aircraft.
#4 is a statue on a plinth, in a…

Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman in the cockpit of a Baltimore with the cockpit open.
#2 is four airmen beside their tent.
#3 is Ron at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a port side view of a Baltimore.
#5 is an airman standing…

31 men arranged in three rows. A post-it with 'grandad' marks Ron, bottom row, 5th from left.

37 men arranged in five rows in front of a hangar. A post-it states that Ron is in the second row from top, 5th in row.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

Ron sitting on the pilot's seat and turned to smile at the camera.

Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a half length portrait of an airman in flying kit inside an aircraft.
#2 is a pilot in his seat in an Anson. It is stamped Mar 1942.

Two photographs of Ron in pilot's kit.
#1 he is standing wearing a Sidcotsuit and flying boots holding a case and a parachute
#2 he is climbing out of an aircraft.

Two photograph from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#2 is four airmen leaning against a wooden railway building. Above is a sign for Priceville.

Two photographs of Wolfgang Thimmig.
#1 A half length portrait of Wolfgang, captioned 'Wolfgang Thimmig 1936'. He was the pilot that shot down Paul's Stirling in 1943.
#2 is a full length image of Wolfgang.

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Seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Halifax.

Eight airmen. one wearing tunic and the others battledress (some with visible brevet) standing in a group. Two are smoking cigarettes and one is taking cigarette out of a packet.

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Seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Halifax

Twenty-five pilots wearing battledress sitting and standing in two rows. On the reverse titled '[....] Course 25, 14 (P) A.F.U. Ossington, Lincs'. Followed by names by row. 'Pete front row 4th from left'.

Forty airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows. Several men have an "x" above head or on their shoulders. On the reverse 'Pete top left, 56 course 37 SFTS Calgary Alberta Canada, May - Sep 42, "x" LACs, Tabory, Gelfices,…

Membership card made out to No 5855 W R P Perry DFC

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Part of document - includes medical officers certificate - recommendation for commission. Followed by similar document with different signatures but same recommendations and extra remarks. Both signed by WRP Perry.

For William Roy Peter Perry - gives some personal details and list postings and re-mustering. Includes form for temporary service in Canada with list of postings. Notes awarded flying badge. Commissioned 18 May 1943.

1. Application filled out by William Roy Peter Perry. Gives some personal details and other information.
2. Training report from 29 operational training unit giving marks for ground examinations and flying times.

Contains personal details as an airman. Includes note of award of flying badge and list of postings.

RAF uniform tunic with flight lieutenant rank and medal ribbons for Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939–1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945.

Top left - an airmen wearing tunic with sergeant rank and pilot's brevet standing with his arm round a woman standing alongside. Taken in a garden with large brick house in the background.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet,…
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