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MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Accounts of flying formation on 2 February 1941, cross country in a Wellington 3 March 1941, night flying om 4 March, cross country and night flying 5 March.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

PDyerJH1607.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1602.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and a cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDunbarJL1603.jpg
Full face portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Submitted with caption '1942 Jimmy'.

PCookOG1604.jpg
A large group of airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows with two officers wearing peaked cap centre of front row. In the background an earth bank, fence and part of a building on left. Submitted with caption; 'PACT…

PCookOG1603.jpg
A large group pf men all wearing tunic and all but one side caps sitting and standing in four rows with stairs (right) and building in the background. Submitted with caption; 'No 1 Pactc Kings College Aberdean [sic] 1943 Repaired'.

PCookOG1602.jpg
Air-to-air view of a Hurricane registration 'PC476' port side. Submitted with caption; “Fighter affiliation over Metheringham 1943 by OG Cook'.

PClarkeE1502.jpg
A large group of men wearing uniform tunics with side caps sitting and standing in four rows with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Photo of Wireless Operators class, Blackpool 1940 E Clarke is Middle Row, Far Left'

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-03.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-02.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes.

PCameronD2014.jpg
Five men all wearing uniform tunics. Three are RAF and the other two United States Army Air Force. Two sitting in front and three behind. In the background a large painting of an aircraft. Submitted with caption 'New Years Eve 1942 Dothan Alabama Don…

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PCameronD2013.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron Cochran Field 1942'.

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PCameronD2011.jpg
Four airmen, three with unbuttoned tunics and the fourth carrying his tunic over an arm. standing arm-in-arm in a row with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'On leave near Macon GA' On the reverse 'Four of the five musketeers, off the…

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PCameronD2009.jpg
Four men with uniform tunics unbuttoned and two with side caps standing on a wooden bridge with wooden railings. Pathway through trees to a building in the background. Submitted with caption 'n leave near Manon GA. Don Cameron second right'. On the…

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PCameronD2008.jpg
A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

PCameronD2006.jpg
A large group of trainees all wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a building. Submitted with caption 'Lodwich School of Aeronautics Course 43B 1942 4th row 4th from right Don Cameron'.

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PCameronD2005.jpg
A man wearing vest writing with fountain pen. Another man behind partition on the right. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron writing home Lakeland Fl. 1942'.

PCameronD2004.jpg
Three airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps standing by a wall with lake in background. Submitted with caption 'Ben Massey, Don Cameron and Don May Lakeland Fl 1942'.

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PCameronD2003.jpg
Full face portrait of an airman wearing side cap. Submitted with caption 'Leading Air Craftsman Don Cameron 1941'.

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PCameronD2002.jpg
Ten airmen standing in two rows all wearing tunic and side caps. Submitted with caption' I.T.W. R.A.F. Hemswell 1941 Don Cameron back row 2nd on right'.
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