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The results of a medical examination of Malcolm Staves with a summary of medical classification.

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A record of the results of Malcolm Staves' medical.

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A document issued to Malcolm Staves advising him that his calling up is postponed.

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On completion of his medical Malcolm Staves was allocated a grade card at Grade One level.

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A letter requiring Malcolm Staves to attend a medical examination in Hessle.

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A document requiring Malcolm Staves to enlist in the RAF on 16 February 1943.

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Philip Batty applied to rejoin the Royal Air Force having left after his wartime service.

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Official documents recording that Philip Batty joined the regular Royal Air Force from the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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A few general entries for January 1940. Entries for October/November 1941 include two attempts to volunteer for pilot, successful at the second attempt in November. Entries on general events and other concerning activities involved in joining Royal…

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Ronald Last grew up in Dorset and worked as an apprentice for the local Gas and Water company before volunteering for the Air Force. He attended the reception centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and describes the medical tests and inoculations recruits…

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Item 1 is a grade card issued to Roy Maddock-Lyon after his medical examination in Chester, 18 December 1942
Item 2 is a letter enlisting Roy Maddock-Lyon into the RAFVR, dated 29th June 1943.

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Notice that Frank Hobbs required to join for service on 10 October 1940 at No 10 (Signals) Recruit Centre, Blackpool.

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A message from the Secretary of State for Air welcoming airmen into the RAF.

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Welcome letter congratulating recipient on being selected for aircrew training with immediate entry. Goes on to exhort recipient to keep fit and that the honour of the Royal Air Force is in recipient hands.

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Notice of postponement of calling up for Albert Cluett.

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State pay as under training armourer of two shillings a day and detail joining instructions.

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Issued to Cluett, Albert Victor on 23 November 1940 and contains personal details.

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Shows Albert Cluett was medically examined on 23 October 1940 in Salisbury. Placed in grade 1 (one).

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Leslie Clodd's certified copy of attestation.

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Made out to Raettig D W stating that he will have to report in time when notified. In the meantime he remains on the reserve with no pay. he is required to keep current employment and notify any change of address.

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States 1136657 A.C.2. Raettig Dennis William is under training and is due to receive 2 shillings per day. Slip to be retained until he receives a service identity card.

ORaettigDW1136657-160623-01.pdf
Filled out form for Dennis Raettig with personal details, nationality, parents details, any convictions, education and employment. Followed by details of nearest elementary and reserve flying school and type of course required. Completed with two…

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Blank form with space for signature and date and providing conditions of the contract of enlistment. Followed by questions put to the recruit before enlistment requesting personal details, nationality, trade/employment, marital status, any civil…

MRaettigDW1136657-160623-22.pdf
Information for candidates including age limits, nationality, education, classes ineligible, residence in UK, serving in other branches, selection and medical, period of engagement, rank, liabilities, service with foreign power, discharge, training,…

MRaettigDW1136657-160623-21.pdf
Provides notes for information of candidates including age limits, nationality, education, flying experience, classes ineligible, selection and medical, period of engagement, rank, liabilities, foreign powers, discharge, training, financial, travel,…
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