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MNealeETH1395951-150731-049.pdf
Information for new recruits.

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

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A group portrait of airmen wearing tunic and side caps in eight rows on a staircase. In the background a building with the top of doors. Captioned 'A.C,R,C St John's Wood London 1943'. Second photograph is same as the first with no title.

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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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Notice of postponement of calling up for Albert Cluett.

MCluettAV120946-150515-05.pdf
Issued to Cluett, Albert Victor on 23 November 1940 and contains personal details.

YPearceAT1874945v3.pdf
Contains personal information, address and telephone numbers of acquaintances. Entries for registered for RAF 9 Jan 43, fireguard duty days, swimming, medical appointment, passed selection board for Air Gunner 26 MaR 43,Holiday dates, call up papers…

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ACW2 Nicholls JE, No 2011088 on 19 June 1942. Stamped 8 June 1942

OHattersleyCR40699-160506-01.pdf
Peter Hattersley's certified copy of attestation.

OCloddLGT1219816-160405-02.pdf
Leslie Clodd's certified copy of attestation.

OHudsonJD173116-151001-03.pdf
For entry to Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, notes for information of candidates. Covers introduction, conditions of entry and service, training, financial provision and general note. Concludes with appendix on medical examination.

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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A contract issued to Rex Searle for six years regular air force service.

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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.

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Two typewritten pages detailing the life of Ernest Cutts. He was the youngest of seven children, born in NW Victoria, Australia. He enlisted as aircrew on his 18th birthday and was posted to No 1 Recruit Training School in Victoria. Next he went to…

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Notice of reserve service and copy of attestation to Volunteer Reserve (pilot section). Includes details of Ernest's address, date of birth and work.

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Fifty airmen wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in four rows in a park with trees in the background. On the reverse 'Photograph of flight 9/12 A.C.R.C London, 20/9/41'.

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Blank application form requesting personal details and desired service

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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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Enlistment notice for G J North into the Royal Air Force reserve with instructions to report to Uxbridge on 21 February 1940

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Front page contains general conditions of contract and has signature of George Bubb and is dated 7 May 1941. At the bottom a signature of officer or non-commissioned officer serving the notice. Inside pages contain certified copy of attestation and…

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At the top a postponement of calling up for service document with G Bubb service number name and address. Dated 21 MAy 1941. States that recipient should report when ordered, In the meantime will remain in the reserve without pay or allowances and…

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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.

YMadgettHR1330340v1.pdf
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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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.
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