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Writes from Grand Hotel Scarborough 10 I.T.W. about his maths and anti gas exams, and starting navigation lessons. He also writes about playing games on the beach at Scarborough against the other flights, going to a concert, meeting his old school…

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Captioned 'Self with sister Elsie. I am proudly displaying first football kit. Jersey is green, colour of school house, (Coleridge). Photo around 1933-34.'

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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Three young men receiving trophies from elderly lady standing behind trestle table, school children in the background. Signature on reverse. Captioned 'St James annual sports meeting 1st June 1938. Being presented with long jump cup - also won two of…

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Top, the right wing of the Halifax with members of 517 Squadron in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running across the…

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Full length portrait of Jim Copus is cricket kit. In the background three other cricket players, a wicket and trees on the boundary.

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Writes about how time at school is very busy and about playing hockey. Continues about school activities and ask mother to order a book for her. States she is settled and happy and sends regards to family.

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Top, the left wing and fuselage of Halifax with members of 517 Squadron, in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running…

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Top left - an airman wearing desert uniform with shorts sitting on a motorbike, in the background Nissen huts. Captioned 'On the bike at Ein Shemer'. Top centre - five airmen sitting in a jeep with goal posts in the background. Captioned 'Fred,…

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Top left - 11 men in swimming gear. They are up to their knees in water. Behind are rocks. Captioned ‘Amongst the rocks Hadera’. Top centre - five airmen in desert uniform with long trousers. In the background a building and vehicles. Captioned…

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Top left - a group of six airmen in tropical uniform on the front of a small lorry. There is a white Nissen hut in the background. Captioned ‘Arthur, Len, Gilly, Ken, Bob & Vic Ramat David 1946’. Top right - section of a wooden propeller with…

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Letter from Oakham School announcing that K I Dexter gained his 1st XV colours during a match against Bedford Modern School on 8 December 1938.

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Four newspaper cuttings concerning Keith Dexter playing school rugby at Oakham School. Two newspaper cuttings concerning Sheila Dexter dancing in 'The Douglas Follies' at the Hippodrome. One congratulatory telegram.

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16 men in improvised sports gear are standing or seated on a grass field with a football, with the shadow of a goal post on the right. A tree, some buildings and a barren ridge are visible. Date, place and signatures of the players are on the…

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First photograph, captioned 'PO-Y the second', is Lancaster from port side, parked on dispersal pan, airfield in the the background. The second, captioned 'Bill Maurer W.O.P.' his upper torso in flying kit, including parachute harness and oxygen…

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He writes of the weather and social activities at RAF Cark.

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He writes of his family, feeling unwell, his night duties and social activities at RAF Cark.

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Bernard Mabey was born in London and experienced the Blitz at first hand. He was a member of the Air Training Corps in 1941 before volunteering for the RAF. He trained as an air frame mechanic at RAF Locking. His first posting was RAF Marston Moor…

Formal group arranged in two rows, the first row sitting, the second standing. Four airmen are in uniform and are standing beside the football team. George Haigh is second footballer in white from right, back row. In the background is a goal with net…

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A view looking towards rugby posts with terracing around. On the reverse 'Sports Stadium, Berlin 25.10.45'.

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Leonard Dorricott and two men wearing swimming trunks are sitting on a chain fence by a swimming pool. Leonard Dorricott is on the right. There are palm trees in the background.

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Seven men forming a tug of war team. In the background are spectators, huts and a marquee. On the reverse ' Tug O'-war team of junior [indecipherable] at N'avon.
L. to R. Chris Hackworth
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Lewis
Wicks
Webster
"Junior" (James)
"D.A."…

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Three photograph panorama of a city. Captioned 'Jerusalem - before British troops left'.

Underneath - a town nestled amongst low hills. Captioned 'Palestine village'.

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Title 'Southampton university rag day rugby…

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ELampreyPGuntonW410519-01.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about visits from senior officers and massed drill. He then goes on to talk about life on basic training at Blackpool in general and mentions an inter-squadron boxing tournament.

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Peter Lamprey writes about a cracked rib he received playing hockey and being on light duties. He talks a little about his training and that there is six weeks to go on the course. He mentions that some old acquaintances from his basic training have…
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