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Commission to Pilot Officer from HM King George VI.


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…

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'.

Appointment scroll for Royal Air Force Warrant Officer

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…

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.

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

Congratulations on promotion to flight lieutenant.

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

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.

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


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

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

Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as Flying Officer .

He writes of meeting the ground crew and of a new aircraft coming to the Flight.

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

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

Harry Gough was born in Dewsbury, he finished school in 1939 aged fourteen, joined the Air Training Corps in 1941 and volunteered for the Air Force in 1943. He recounts his training as an air gunner and flying over the North Pole. After flying…

William Bryan reminisces being hit by a German fighter and anti-aircraft fire while mine laying the Kiel Bay. The rest of the tour was a reasonably quiet time, consisting mainly of operations in the run-up of the Normandy campaign. Describes bombing…

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

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

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