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BBarffAColingEFv1.pdf
Time in the RAF including selection as an observer, enrolment at Lord's Cricket Ground, navigational dead reckoning and meteorology training in Eastbourne and Paignton. Time spent on navigational sorties in Grahamstown, South Africa in Ansons and…

SDunnFT1319229v10002-Transcript.pdf
Transcript of F Dunn's memoir describing life before and after joining the RAF. Includes induction and starting off in the RAF in England and then sea voyage to South Africa and then initial training in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

SDunnFT1319229v10002-0001.pdf
Autographical account of life at the beginning of the war including service in ARP in Swindon. Reasons for volunteering for the RAF. Registered for military service in February 1941. Waiting for call-up. Induction at St John's Wood London and…

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To Norman Powell. Notice given at the time of him offering to join RAFVR. Lays down general conditions.

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Required to report for regular service in accordance with instructions. In the meantime would remain on the reserve with no pay or allownaces.

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From CRC Worcester to officer i/c attestation section, no 2 recruit centre. Lists three names including Powell N I. Expected draft 1943-04-15.

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Made out for N Powell. Grade 1.

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RAF Form 2022 signed by JHP Dwyer

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Left - columns of men wearing civilian suits marching behind an RAF sergeant wearing tunic and side cap. In the background a large two storey building.
Right - course photograph with a large group of airmen wearing a variety of uniforms, some with…

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Made out to Gordon Bennet Burnside and graded 1 (one) at Nottingham medical board. Includes brief description.

MHitchcockJS740899-170926-02.pdf
Form 1866 completed by John with his personal details.

MHitchcockJS740899-170926-01.pdf
Detailed notes about what is expected from candidates for the RAF Volunteer Reserve.

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Gives personal details and lists document attached.

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Declaration on joining Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve for aircrew. On the reverse findings of medical board fit for aircrew positions.

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For William Roy Peter Perry - includes personal and medical details.

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A form completed by Sam at the time he enlisted.

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Sam's attestation paper on joining the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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Two forms, the first partially completed by Jose.
The second completed by Jose.

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Notice for offering to join the RAFVR dated 11-12-1941. Lays out general conditions of contract of enlistment.

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Front (both sides), rear cover and inside page with list of reasons for this booklet. On back side of rear cover some Morse code groups for punctuation. On the rear cover names with designated 'P' or 'N'.

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Request that Harold Wakefield report to the Leicester recruiting centre on 9 January 1942. Gives instructions on what to bring and advises that he might not be required for immediate service.
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