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

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RAF Form UK/1 issued to Doug Petty

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Writes that she is ashamed of her previous letter about the disappointment of him not getting a commission. Sending cigarettes to make up for being selfish. Says she will not write to Sir Charles Portal or the King about his commission.

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Shows entry as apprentice on 30 august 1927. Details next of kin, and description. Shows service as fitter at Gosport and Khartoum before No 4 Flying Training School, 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. Promoted Flight Sergeant in June 1939. Discharged on 4…

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Cartoon title 'Sergeants Stripes - Letters page 169'. Eight cartoon figures round a bunk bed in various stages of sewing on sergeant's stripes. Caption on bottom 'Getting some brevet-an-tape-stitching-on-hours in'.

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Colin Deverell was born in Croydon. Upon leaving school, he worked for Oliver Typewriter Company, where he gained engineering skills to become an amateur rigger for Imperial Airways, before finding employment with Rollaston Aircraft Services in 1939.…

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Appointment scroll for Royal Air Force Warrant Officer

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Half length portrait of Cyril Barton wearing his new flight sergeant stripes. He is side on to the camera and is pointing to the stripes with his left hand. Another hand is also pointed at the stripes. On the reverse 'Promotion to Flight Sargeant…

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Informs her that her prisoner of war son has been promoted to the rank of flight sergeant form 28 August 1943 and warrant officer from 28 August 1944.

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A warrant issued to Ted Neale notifying him of his appointment to Warrant Officer.

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Congratulations on promotion to flight lieutenant.

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Writes of operation to Nuremberg and interview for his commission with Group Captain Hughie Edwards.
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