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Four photographs from an album.
Photos 1 and 2 are street scenes in the French colony at Suez.
Photos 3 and 4 are the swimming pool and swimming carnival.


Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman lying on the ground, captioned 'The Gopher Hunters'.
Photo 2 is two airmen sitting on the ground, captioned 'Wag & Ramsay'.
Photo 3 is a horse and cart captioned 'Trotting at Portage'.
Photo 4…

Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are the same. Sam skating, captioned 'My first attempt'.
Photo 3 is nine skaters and spectators taking a break, captioned 'The match against the officers (we lost)'.
Photo 4 is a mishap on the ice,…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam on a bike, captioned 'N.C.U. Sports - Egg and Spoon Race'.
Photo 2 is a group of cyclists including Sam, captioned 'N.C.U. Jubilee Ride'
Photo 3 is a large building, captioned 'Derwent Youth Hostel'.


Two pages detailing some of Sam's time in Egypt.
Photo 1 is HMS Sagitta from the air.
Photo 2, 3 and 4 are Sam working on a lamp.
Photo 5 is Sam playing tennis.
Photo 6 is Sam and colleague in khaki and shorts.
Photo 7 is a letter in…

Sam at work and play in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam at the navigator's station on an Anson.
Photo 2 and 4 snowy landscapes from an Anson.
Photo 3 is an air to air of the starboard side of an Anson.
Photo 5 is an ice hockey team resting.
Photo 6 is…

Top left - in the centre a man over the top of a high jump bar. One man watches from the right. To the left another man standing and one sitting on the ground. In the background centre a telegraph pole and a building. Captioned 'High jump'.

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Top left - a man with shorts but no shirt with racket in front playing tennis on a court with building in the background. Captioned 'Dont [sic] miss it George'.
Top right - in the foreground four men in sports kit playing football. Other men in the…

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Top left - man standing with shorts but no shirt with tennis racket behind his head at the back of a tennis court, In the background buildings left and right with road between. Captioned 'The Binder has a quiet game of tennis'.
Top right - three…

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This edition covers an Editorial, poems, the padres notes, romantic fiction, a car chase in London, a list of expenditure of the station's social funds, recollections of flying in the Great War, Christmas stories, Officers Mess gossip, a story about…

This edition has adverts, an Editorial, reminisces by Dr Vyse, an appreciation of the arrival of the RAF at Weyburn, photographs of Weyburn, stories about Gremlins, a fictitious love story, photos of dances, Weyburn library, poems, love stories, a…

Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is now awaiting his next posting and that he has had a good time doing different social activities. He describes falling through the ice and into the river and having to run back to base as it…

Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of five men in swimming trunks at a beach bar, captioned 'Eric, Ken, Cliff and self'.
Item 2 is a photo of a man in trunks sitting on a chair, captioned 'John at boat club, Karachi'.
Item 3 is a postcard…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts captioned 'Self outside billet Mauripur'.
Photo 2 are Terry Ford and two men, all in swimming shorts, captioned 'Cliff, Todge and Self'.
Photo 3 is Cliff and Terry Ford.…


Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a horse and cart for tourists, captioned 'Gharry driver, Valetta'.
Photo 2 is five airmen. Four are sitting on a low wall and the fifth is lying in front. All are wearing swimming trunks. The image is…

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four civilians on bikes, captioned 'Cycling out to Stanhope Beach'.
Photo 2 is two civilians on bikes, one drinking from a can, captioned 'Fil refreshes himself'.
Photo 3 is four civilians resting by a…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Portage street scene at night.
Photo 2 is a man standing in snow, captioned 'Mr Reid'.
Photo 3 is two airmen with long skis, captioned 'Jock and Self'.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of eight airmen on the station skating rink.
Photo 2 is a group of eight airmen standing in a row, captioned 'Assorted group'.
Photo 3 and 4 are five and six airmen, respectively, sitting on bunk…

Four men sitting on a low wall with a fifth man lying in front.


Terry Ford writes to his family about enjoying the course now that the weather has improved. By the end of the course he will be a qualified navigator and a pilot. He has received a letter from Uncle Claude inviting him to go to New York with him.

Terry Ford writes to his parents about having received their letter and a parcel. He is going to see an exhibition of table–tennis of the world champions, they were invited by the Duke of Kent. Terry talks about Yvonne going to a Horticulture…

A letter from Terry Ford to his family, where he writes about the accommodation in Stratford. He also lists some of the places he visited whilst in London – Tower of London, Tower bridge, Big Ben, Westminster abbey, the Mall and Buckingham Palace…

A football team plus four others, one of whom is wearing an RAF crest on his top.

The team is lined up and a civilian is shaking their hands, watched by an officer.


A group of eleven footballers in kit plus three officers and three civilians. At the front are three cups.

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