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Contains lists of promotions, movements and movement corrections for airmen on 44 Squadron.

MThomasWH152984-150721-01.pdf
He describes his first interest in the RAF, in 1938. He joined the Air Defence Cadet Corps, and later in 1941 the Air Training Corps. He was called up by the RAF in February 1942, and proceeded through initial training and the Initial Training Wing…

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Bill Thomas flew operations as a bomb aimer with 166 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and 153 Squadron at RAF Scampton. He describes his training in Canada and the Atlantic crossing on board the Queen Elizabeth.

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A list of equipment issued previously to Malcolm Staves and returned on his promotion to Flying Officer.

EGortonHGortonLCM440920-02.pdf
He writes of meeting the ground crew and of a new aircraft coming to the Flight.

EGortonHGortonLCM431119.pdf
He writes about life at RAF Cark, other officers who have been promoted, and studying for his law exams.

EGortonHGortonLCM431212.pdf
He writes of his colleagues promotions and includes details of his finances, his bank statement and income tax.

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

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Writes about dispute with grandfather and asks for her help in sorting it out. Mentions he will take the board for promotion to leading aircraftsman and thinks he will pass. Mentions paratroop exercises he has seen.

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Peter Lamprey writes that he has had good news of a wounded colleague but that while he is unhappy with life at Royal Air Force Hixon he is pleased with his new status as a senior non-commissioned officer. He concludes with some banter.

EGrayHMGray[Wi]440715.pdf
Expresses concern over regularity of wife’s letters and length of time that letters take to get through. Mentions that they might not be able to depart on leave until Tuesday as the might be on operations Monday night. Recounts that planned 13th…

EGrayHMGray[Wi]440801.pdf
Starts with thanks for letter number 3 but complains about lack of letters for a couple of days particularly as he had been on operations. Sets up times for future phone calls. Noted that the crew’s original aircraft had been lost while being flown…

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Approval of the appointment of Miss K R Croft to the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in the rank of Section Officer.

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 July 1945. Includes duty personnel. On the reverse part of a medical form, not filled in and scribbled over in blue.

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Lists airmen under headings promotions, promotion correction, results of courses, marriages and movements to the unit.

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List movement in and movements out as well as discharges of airmen of 44 Squadron. Includes aircrew reported missing.

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Appointment by the Secretary of state for air of Peter Woodard to the rank of warrant officer.

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Commissioning scroll for Thomas Sayer dated 25 May 1944 as Flying Officer, signed 'George R.I.'.

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Appointment of Malcolm Staves as a Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force.

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A warrant appointing Roy Briggs as Warrant Officer

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