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Philip Winter in a formal group setting of 19 trainees in front of a building. Captioned 'Phillip Winter with Trainee Pilots No 3 FTS Yatesbury (1)'.
On the reverse 'Original. Official "Flight" photograph of trainee pilots at No 3 FTS…

YWarrenHJ619608v1.pdf
Hand-written 1944 diary. Detailed entries of flying, camp life, the weather and letters to and from home. Many references to going to cinema. Last entry 17 July 1944.

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29 airmen (all but one trainees) arranged in three rows in front of a Tiger Moth. The ground is snow covered. Underneath all 29 are named.

BCuthillMSFHCuthillMSFHv1.pdf
Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

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20 Airmen in four rows all in uniform and side caps. Front row squatting, second sitting and the rear two standing. Ronald Boone is standing on the far right of the back row. In the background part of a wooden building. On the reverse 'This is our…

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PWhittleGG1604.jpg
A group of 20 trainee airmen wearing side caps with a white flash. Behind is a wooden hut and a Nissen hut with a telegraph pole in between.

On the reverse 19 airmen have signed their names, some including addresses.

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21 seated airmen arranged in two rows. Large tree and single storey buildings in background. On the reverse is 'AFU, Ossington. 1943'. David Joseph is third from the right on the back row.
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23 airmen wearing shorts some with topees. Two rows kneeling and the rest standing. In the background a corrugated iron hut with a window. On the reverse 'Advanced party, 1-4-41, the original 28 E.F.T.S, Mount Hampden, Salisbury, S. Rhodesia'. Second…

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PEdgarAG19010134.jpg
37 airmen arranged in three rows. Underneath is captioned 'No 23 O.T.U. (7 F.I.S.), RAF, Upavon, September-October, 1944' Each individual is listed underneath.

PParryHP1607.jpg
36 airman in three rows. All have forage caps on and most are wearing Greatcoats. In the centre of the front row on the ground is a blackboard with '24A EQUIP/ACCTS' on it. In the background to the left of the photograph is the end of a wooden…

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43 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a corrugated iron shed. It is captioned 'Moffat 24 CAOS 3/4/42 -22/6/42'. The men are wearing hot weather khaki and shorts.

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A group of 22 airmen and two airwomen, arranged in three rows. The header reads 'Royal Air Force' Hereford No.2 School of Admin. Trades' and the footer 'No 14 "A" Basic Storeman Course 1957.'

Surnames given below. Cpl Attwood is front row, third…

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Airmen in three ranks, all but two of whom are cadets, two are labelled: 'Blair' and 'Lynch'.

Submitted with caption: 'Caribbean aircrew trainees, Canada, 1942. John Blair is standing, 2nd from left in the middle row, while Orville Lynch is at the…

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A group of 24 cadets and three officers arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Submitted with caption; 'John Blair (left of photo) during his training in Canada, 1942'.

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28 aircrew officers in four rows all wearing tunic, 27 wearing peaked cap and one a side cap. Herbert O’Hara is second row from the front fourth from the right. In the background left part of a building and telegraph pole, on the right open…

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A group of 28 airmen and cadets arranged in three rows. Submitted with caption, “Air cadets 1939 - 40. Frank 2nd left front row”

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PHopgoodPD16010052.jpg
28 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a wooden hut, captioned 'Ken Redwood, Dave Murphy and others at A.C.N.C.O.S. Locking - August 1945'.

PArrowsmithHL1601.jpg
A group of 28 trainee airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Caption reads 'AL. 53 - 13 May 43'.

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28 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson and a single storey building behind. Sergeant Bill Moore, front row second from left, is marked with a blue cross.

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28 airmen arranged in two rows in front of an Anson. 25 airmen have trainee flashes. There is snow on the ground.

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Forty aircrew in five rows wearing tunic and side caps. In the background the end of a hut with slatted window. Names captioned at the bottom. On the reverse notes on subsequent history of several people in the photograph. Photograph was supplied by…

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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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Photo 1 is a group of 16 trainees airmen arranged in two rows, captioned 30 OTU Hixon 30-4-44.
Photo 2 is a group of 65 airmen arranged in five rows, captioned '10 AGS Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness 3-12-44
Photos 3 and 4 are of six airmen in…

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31 recruits arranged in four rows, in front of a large tree. On the reverse 'Vic joining RAF 1936, 2nd row standing 2nd from left'.

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Top left - road with telegraph poles on left side going into the distance with entrance on left with sign 'Royal Air Force [.......]'. Top right road running into the distance with single story huts either side. An airman is walking way from camera…

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