Letters of Edward Lloyd Fleming, January-June 1944

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.123
Collection number PR05229
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 30
Object type Letter
Physical description 83 Image/s captured
Maker Fleming, Edward Lloyd
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Letters relating to the Second World War service of 318689 Flight Sergeant Edward Lloyd Fleming, 29 Elementary Flight Training School. In his letters to his family dated between January and June 1944, Fleming shares his experiences as a pilot in training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Some of these experiences include embarking on the Nieuw Amsterdam, various types of entertainment on the ship, going ashore in South Africa, getting dysentery, and arriving in the United Kingdom. Fleming was not able to write in detail about his training and duties there. However, he does share that he studied via correspondence courses and attended dances, concerts, and the picture theatre. During periods of leave, he also travelled to various locations in England.

This file contains:
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 31 January 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family , 5 February 1943 [1944]
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 February 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his mother, [c. mid February 1944]
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, Melbourne, 22 February 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, Melbourne, 2 March 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 March 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 23 March 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 March 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 31 March 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 4 April 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 11 April 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 April 1944, [in two parts]
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 24 April 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 April 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 2 May 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 6 May 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his mother, 15 May 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 May 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 21 May 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 1 June 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 4 June 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his father and family, 6 June 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 9-11 June 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 June 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 21 June 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 26 June 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 June 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming, [date unknown]