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Letter to his sister Myra Price. Apologises for not answering her letters. Writes of people he had met in South Africa who had previously lived in Wales. Recounts his activities at a sports day.
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Thirty six airmen wearing tunic and side cap sitting and standing in four rows in front of a single story hut.

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A large number of airmen sitting and standing in three rows. All are wearing tunic ands side cap apart from one officer centre of front row wearing peaked cap. In the background a three story building with name 'Palace Hotel'. On the reverse of the…

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Forty airmen sitting and standing in four rows, All are wearing tunic and side cap, In the background and building with veranda.

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A head and shoulders portrait of a airman wearing tunic and side cap. On the reverse of first 'subject' and the second a crossed out note and 'RAF 1942 cadet training'.

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For No 10 Air Navigators' course, 47 Air School, Queenstown South Africa. Menu and signatures of course members.

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Mentions occupation pre-service as a brewery clerk. Aircrew navigator training, 460 Squadron on Lancaster and then mention of post war RAF and civilian career. On the reverse a shopping list.

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Millar, air gunner, covering the period from 29 July 1943 to 27 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF Newmarket, RAF…

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Flying log book for observers and air gunners for D R Chinery, air gunner, covering the period from 16 August 1943 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Llandwrog, RAF…

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Flying log book for flight engineers for T Knox, covering the period from 30 January 1944 to 17 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties as a parachute instructor. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Certificate for Tommy Knox, after the completion of eight weeks training in gymnastics, swimming, boxing, games, theory and sports organisation.

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Ralph Ottey was born in Jamaica in 1924. Brought up by his grandparents, he describes his education and family hopes that he would become a teacher. He left school at 16 and a half but was too young to attend teaching college so worked for his uncle…

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Written when at the Initial Training Wing in Newquay.

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Ian Grant Henderson’s navigator’s log book covering the period from 28 June 1943 to 9 Aug 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF Bishops Court (7 OAFU), RAF Peplow…

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J F Latimer’s air bomber’s flying log book covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Fingal (4 B&GS), RCAF Port Albert (31 ANS), RCAF Jarvis…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 4 October 1941. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Penrhos, RAF…

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Two photographs superimposed of two course groups. Top captioned 'Q group Course 71 with 15 airmen in two rows and the bottom captioned 'D Flight with 14 airmen in two rows. C R Phillips is top group bottom row third from the left.

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RAF airman in uniform with wife and child seated on the ground. In the background trees.

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Pilots flying log book for John Cox, covering the period from 14 June 1944 to 16 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Newton, RAF Peplow, RAF Sandtoft, RAF Hemswell, RAF Wickenby, POW Triesdorf, RAF…

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Pilots flying log book for John Cox, covering the period from 9 January 1942 to 12 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAF Tuscaloosa, USAF Gunter Field, USAF Turner Field, USAF Kelly Field,…

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The letter describes Georges movements during training. He asks for a few items to be sent to him. He tells his sister about the days he will train.

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Photo 1 is an airman standing on the starboard wing beside the cockpit of a Cessna Bobcat.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of an RAF pilot.

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Thirty-seven airmen wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in three rows. In the background trees and buildings. Captioned '3B Flight, Receiving Wing, April 1941'. On the reverse 'Padgate or Babbacome, Ian A Wynn, back row 2nd from right'.

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Sergeant A P Brander’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 17th August 1942 to 27th January 1944, detailing his training and operations as an Air Gunner. He did not record the names of some of the bases he flew from, but it is…
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