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Personnel march between two rows of wooden huts. All men are wearing side caps, carry gas masks and training materials. Captioned 'Wireless Training School, Yatesbury. July, 1940'

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Writes of travelling to Scotland before start of the war and then joining the RAF Volunteer Reserve. Continues with account of training in England before going to Lakeland Florida for primary flying training, Cochran field for basic and advanced…

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A group of six airmen arranged in two rows. Reg Payne is top left.
On the reverse
'W/Op training RAF Yatesbury
Reg Payne
Keith Kenway
Robbie Robertson
Ron Boydon
George Plank
Eric "Tubby" Melhuish'.

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A group of 12 airmen, all in fatigues except one man wearing a shirt and tie. On their left is an air raid shelter. Reg Payne is third from the right, back row.

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Seven airmen in uniform with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Winthorpe August 1944'.
Two airmen sun bathing with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Ken', 'Jim (Pilot)'.

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Four oblique aerial photographs.
Photo 1 and 2 are views of the snowy city, captioned 'Winnipeg 8,000 ft'.
Photo 3 is a view of houses, captioned 'Winnipeg 1,000' ft. There is also a ticket from the Winnipeg Electric Company.
Photo 4 is a snowy…

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Ralph's graduation banquet from No 17 SFTS Souris, Manitoba. It includes the programme of addresses, menu and a list of those participating.
A second copy has some signatures of participants.

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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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Menu for wings dinner for No 33 Course at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Medicine Hat. Includes menu, toasts and autographs for H R Madgett and Ralph "Tuck" Hansel.

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Eight men wearing khaki uniform, seven with side caps and one with a peaked cap all with pilot's brevet. Captioned 'The great day - I dood it'. Includes individual scan of photograph.

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Top left - Four men and a woman looking in a shop window. Men are wearing tunics and side caps. One is talking to woman, one is looking at camera. Captioned - 'Window shopping in Chicago'.
Bottom right - Column of men in military uniform marching .…

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LShawWH189217v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for W H Shaw, wireless operator, covering the period from 26 November 1943 to 16 February 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 37 squadron, 168…

LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

YHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Describes crossing the Atlantic to Canada and journey to Bowden, Alberta and then on to Estevan, Saskatchewan. Day by day account of activities, flying and life in Canada, Concludes with journey back across Canada

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An extract from William George Briley's log book detailing training on a Tiger Moth at 15 Elementary Flying Training School.

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William Barfoot in dress uniform and side cap with white flash is standing outside a house, arm-in-arm with his wife who wears Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform. A sailor is on the right hand side; his cap ribbon reads 'HM Patrol Vessels'.

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Leading Aircraftsman William Barfoot is sitting on a wall outside a church at Langley Moor. He has a dog sitting on his lap, wearing a side cap with white flash.

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William Barfoot, in Sidcot suit, is seated on a chair at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is carrying his flying helmet and goggles, wearing flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket; buildings are in the…

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William Barfoot in dress uniform with side cap bearing a white flash is standing against a tree trunk with one hand in pocket.

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William Barfoot is standing in a Sidcot suit at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is in a field, wearing flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket.

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William Barfoot is standing in a Sidcot suit at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is in a field, wearing flying helmet and goggles, flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket; buildings are in the background.

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William Barfoot is leaning against a wooden fence in battledress and wearing a side cap with a white flash. There is snow on the ground and houses in the background. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better…

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MMadgettHR1330340-150323-01.pdf
Official booklet describing purpose of the Empire Air Training scheme, pay and allowances. kit, the voyage to Canada, seasickness, arrival in Canada and differences from United Kingdom, about Canada, clothing, climate, sports, cost of living,…

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Wellington bomber on the ground, with wheels chocked, and bomb bay doors open. Letters O and KJ appear on the fuselage. Visible in the background is a control tower with a truck in front.
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