|Place||Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Narrandera|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1|
Saint-Smith, James Alexander
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Narrandera|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Saint-Smith, James Alexander DFC, DFM, (Flying Officer, b.1917 - d.1944)
Collection relating to the Second World War service of 403380 Flying Officer James Alexander Saint-Smith DFC, DFM, No. 8 Elementary Flight Training School, Royal Australian Air Force, Australia, 1941.
Wallet 1 of 1 consists of one two-page letter from Flying Officer James Saint-Smith (who was then a leading aircraftman), to one of his former students at Yullundry Public School, 11 year old John Earle Mostyn. The letter, dated 1 April 1941, was written from No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School, Narrandera, New South Wales. In it, Saint-Smith writes about having both fun and hard work while in training, chasing his friends about while flying, and missing his students. He also encourages John in his studies.