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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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From squadron signals leader. Directs arrangements for daily inspections of aircraft W/T equipment.

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States he has no vacancy at the moment but will have in a few days and writes he would like him then.

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Asks if Cheshire has vacancy for wireless operator on his squadron. Served under him at RAF Linton-on-Ouse and recent returned after evading on the continent.

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Seven airmen standing at the rear of their Lancaster. They are wearing their flying gear. On the reverse -
'W Hough M.U.G.
R Bridge R/G
P. Rahill F/E
S Highfield WOP
B Vineberg B.A.
J.F. Ness Pilot
all the best
M.A. Catty Nav'

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Seven airmen in flying gear standing at the rear of a Lancaster. On the reverse are signatures of the seven airmen.
'W Hough M.U.G.
R Bridge R/G
P. Rahill F/E
S Highfield WOP
B Vineberg B.A.
J.F. Ness Pilot
all the best
M.A. Catty Nav'

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about life at RAF Upwood, including his intensive training, the lack of leave and a trip into Peterborough. He also discusses where Jessie could live and includes a description of the…

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List detailing 25 aircrews, headed, 'No.576 Squadron RAF Station Fiskerton, Order of Battle NO.290'.

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The names of Cyril Goff's crew.
‘Uncle Cyril Crew.
P.O CC Goff
Sgt EG Burnett
Sgt PE Duckers
FS WE Haslam
Sgt JG Smith
Sgt JW Sutherland’.

BStoreyDPStoreyDPv1.pdf
A memoir of David Storey's service from 27 May 1943 to April 1944. He describes his 32 completed operations as a navigator on Halifaxes and including details of incidents and aircraft losses.

This item was provided, in digital form, by a…

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Ernest with his six crew on completion of his second tour on 12 Squadron. Crew signatures on photograph margin: 'A G Luke; A Van Hul; J Calles; G Parker; W H Newman; E W Smith; L G J Street'.

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Six airmen sitting on top of a Lancaster cockpit with the pilot seated inside. Victor Azzaro is third from the left. Six airmen are wearing peaked caps and one a side cap. The nose art indicates at least 65 operations were completed.

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Two head and shoulders portraits of aircrew: a trainee on the left, an airman with a signaller brevet on the right.

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One is a sergeant with half wing brevet and wireless operator flash on sleeve, the other is an airman. Captioned 'Horace and myself August 1940 Belfast'.

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Philip Batty standing with another airman, open country in background. Captioned '1950'.

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A group of seven airmen, including Malcolm Staves standing in front of a Lancaster. They are wearing full flying gear.

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Cloth brevet badge

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A reference written by Malcolm Staves' Signals Leader, 207 Squadron praising his work and character.

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Copy of a day by day diary kept by Malcolm Staves from 26th April 1943 to 6th January 1945. Covers training, lectures, gardening and cleaning tasks. Also covers his social life and home leave.

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Half length portrait of Malcolm Staves (right) and a second airman. Both are sergeants. On the reverse 'Shortly after getting our Wing & Stripes in February 1944.'

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Three head and shoulders portraits of Malcolm Staves, mounted on card. On the reverse 'Turner and Drinkwater, Hull.

OStavesME203137-160226-01.pdf
A record of Malcolm Staves' service to 14 Oct 1948

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Front cover of a document titled 'Signals Notes'. The document is damaged and the rest of the title is missing. It has Malcolm Staves' name handwritten several times on the cover. On the reverse is an index for the rest of the document, which is…

MStavesME203137-160226-28.pdf
Notes written by Malcolm Staves during his wireless operators training course.

MStavesME203137-160226-25.pdf
Notes written by Malcolm Staves during his training as a wireless operator.
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