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Acknowledges receipt of commission form.

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Includes personal details and list postings from 1943 to 1945. Promotions up to Flight Sergeant. Commissioned in June 1945.

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Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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BCameronDCameronDv1.pdf
Writes of travelling to Scotland before start of the war and then joining the RAF Volunteer Reserve. Continues with account of training in England before going to Lakeland Florida for primary flying training, Cochran field for basic and advanced…

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Congratulations on permanent commission. Essential medical and acceptance by 23rd Feb from Bryant

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Congratulations of the offer of a permanent commission From Adams.

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Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

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Quotes a cable from air ministry that Donald Baker was promoted to flight lieutenant with effect from 26 June 1942.

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The letter advises Terry that he is being promoted to Flight Lieutenant

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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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Peter writes to Terry about receiving his wings and a commission.

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Booklet produced as part of 'Their Past Your Future's series produced for the Heritage Lottery. This is based on Ken's memories of his training for and operations with Bomber Command and his post war service in the Royal Air Force, as described to a…

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Commission to Pilot Officer from HM King George VI.

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A Certificate detailing Charles' trades and ranks in the RAF with dates, issued by the Record Office.

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A form filled in for P A Upson, Navigator. It details 26 operations by date, day or night, location and duration.

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Letter number sixteen. First letter from him as Pilot Officer J D Hudson and has moved into officers mess. Writes of celebrating with the boys previous night. Mentions daily routine in officers mess and describes new billet. Says the food was much…

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The letter congratulates Dick Curnoock on being promoted to warrant officer and is full of domestic news.

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PSearleROJ1730.pdf
A document awarding Rex the rank of Warrant Officer.

BCleggPVWilsonDv1.pdf
Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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Writes that he has been promoted to flight sergeant and warrant officer and change in RAF allowances and other financial details. Continues with news of work on new house and catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions she dreams of him…

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Dave announces that he has passed the final exam and is preparing for the graduation party. He believes leave will soon be granted and hopes to see Betty soon.

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RAF Form UK/1 issued to Doug Petty

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Acknowledges dressing down she received in his letter over the letters she sent concerning him not getting commission. Continues with points that make her mad about award commissions and it was not about impressing neighbours or her being the wife of…

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Writes encouraging him to continue to pursue a commission. It would mean a lot to them both, particularly financially. Suggests he should get an interview with squadron commander and tell him how well he had done and that he is under treatment by…
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