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PAllenDJ1532-0050.jpg
15 airmen in two rows, eight in front kneeling and seven behind standing. All are in battledress with side cap. Derrick Allen is front row right extreme right. In the background open ground. On the reverse 'Derrick Allen kneeling extreme right,…

PAnsellHT1629.jpg
A group of 15 airmen in RAF Police uniform arranged in three rows. At the front is a board with Class 376 "A". On the reverse is '376 'A' B----- Snoops Course, Weeton' and 15 names, signatures and their exam results.

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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15 trainee airmen, in uniform with trainee cap flashes, posed in three ranks, with one older uniformed airman standing apart, to their right.

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List sequence of blind approach training instruction on Oxford.

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16 airmen arranged in two rows. They are trainees and are wearing sidecaps with white flashes. They have a sign with 'Class 'K' Course 66 Air Bombers Dafoe - Sask.' On the reverse is written 'November 1942'.

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Group portrait of 19 aircrew in two rows 10 standing and nine sitting on a bench with arms folded; all are wearing khaki drill open-necked shirts with rolled-up sleeves, shorts, long socks and shoes. Behind them is an Anson facing the camera showing…

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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…

PBooneRH15130007.jpg
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.

PShipmanJ1805.jpg
A group of 20 trainee airmen arranged in three rows in front of a brick building. On the reverse some of the trainees have signed their names. There is a yellow post-it note with 'RAF Locking Weston-super-Mare'.

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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.

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23 trainees arranged in three rows.
On the front is scratched '322'.

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…

PWatsonC17010009.jpg
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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24 airmen wearing greatcoats positioned on and around a bus.

PBlairJJ1605.jpg
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'.

PShipmanJ1803.jpg
A group of 27 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a brick building. On the reverse the trainees have signed their names. The photographer's name and address is stamped on. A yellow post-it note has 'RAF Locking Weston Super Mare'.
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