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LBlowH158577v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Harold Blow, covering the period from 22 January 1942 to 30 May 1946 and from 10 July 1949 to 20 May 1954, detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 616 Squadron. He was…

LAndrewsPF181152.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for P F Andrews, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 16 August 1943 to 13 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. It also…

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A group of aircrew wearing tunic and side or peaked caps standing looking into a swimming pool where a rubber dingy is floating. Reported to be possibly 102 Squadron. On the reverse 13.08.40 No. 4. Additional information about this item was kindly…

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Menu for dinner at Cross Hands Hotel on 2 April 1940 decorated with twenty two caricatures of airmen.

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SHumphreyE2098310v10006.pdf
A notebook used by Elizabeth Humphrey during her training as an instrument technician.

LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

BCharltonRCharltonRv1.pdf
A twelve-page type written memoir by Ray Charlton, entitled 'Ramblings of my Memories'. It begins with his acceptance for aircrew in August 1942, continues with his call up in July 1943, and then a training period until joining a crew as Flight…

LCattyMA164193v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book one for Martin Catty, covering the period from 5 October 1942 to 24 June 1943, detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RCAF Virden and RCAF Brandon. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth and Crane.

LBrownJ2205595v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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Half length portrait of Jeff Brown in uniform with trainee flash in his cap, stood in a green area.

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A Graduation Banquet for Course 75 given in honour of the 32nd graduating class of the Virden Flying Training School, Manitoba, Canada.

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Five airman are watching another handling a floor-mounted, cut-away section of a rotary engine in an interior setting. Two of the airmen have 'Canada' shoulder flashes.

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Gatehouse and entrance plaque of No. 3 Flying Training School Claresholm. The plaque is mounted on a decorative woodpile, and the station title is written on a decorative broken board. In the middle distance is a manned gatehouse, with traffic light.…

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55 airmen posed in 5 ranks in front of a large corrugated iron building. 53 of them have white belts, and trainee flashes on their caps, The remaining two are central on the front rank. One of them has sergeant's stripes and a medal ribbon, the other…

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A portrait image of the sea front promenade at Bexhill, looking towards Hastings. Only two pedestrians visible. On the reverse 'Somewhat the same, we drill on the prom here, just beyond the shelter'.

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A view along the promenade at Bexhill, taken from a hotel window. There are four cyclists and a person walking a dog plus a group of men. On the reverse 'From our bed room. D flight just rounding the corner. The white building in the distance is…

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A group of 42 airmen wearing greatcoats standing in the snow at the edge of a promenade.

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Group of airmen on parade, in the snow. They are wearing greatcoats. On the reverse 'Hastings?'

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A group of 30 airmen in greatcoats, arranged in three rows. They are standing in the snow. On the reverse 'M285923 My photo number Taken in London'.

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Three airmen, including Harry Redgrave, standing outside a small hut. They are wearing sidcot suits, leather gauntlets and studying a chart. On the reverse 'LAC H Redgrave'.

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A handwritten list of all the examinations that Harry Redgrave undertook with possible and obtained marks. His final percentage was 84.1% and Order of Merit was 13.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie while at RAF Dumfries. He has just taken his examinations and provided he passes will be posted to the No. 17 Operational Training Unit at RAF Upwood. Trying to arrange for them to meet in London.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie on his return to Bexhill. Mentions learning semaphore.

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One-page letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie advising her that he has arrived in Westcliff and describes his billet.

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The letter approves Harry Redgrave's annual continuous flying training at Southend.
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