Letters of Edward Lloyd Fleming, July-December 1944

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.124
Collection number PR05229
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 55
Object type Letter
Physical description 107 Image/s captured
Maker Fleming, Edward Lloyd
Place made United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: Scotland
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, 21 Operational Training Unit. In his letters to his family dated between July and December 1944, Fleming shares his experiences as a pilot in training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Some of these experiences include attending lectures, studying via correspondence courses, flying Wellington bombers, and meeting his crew. Fleming also writes about his activities while on leave, including travelling and sightseeing at various locations in England and Scotland, riding his bicycle, and attending dances. Additionally, he expresses his thankfulness for letters and parcels sent to him from Australia, one of which included gum leaves for him to burn, smell, and remember home.

This file contains:
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 2 July 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 7 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 12 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 July 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 17 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his sister Audrey, 17 July 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 21 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 26 July 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 30 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 31 July 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 2 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 5-6 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 8 August 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 11 August 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 14 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 22 August 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 26 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 August 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 1 September 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 5 September 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his sister Audrey, 6 September 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 9 September 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 12 September 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 September 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 September 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 23 September 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 September 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 4 October 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 6 October 1944, [in two parts]
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 7 October 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, Aberdeen, 8 October 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 12 October 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 18 October 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 22 October 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 27 October 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his sister Audrey, 29 October 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his father, 30 October 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 2 November 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 7 November 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 10 November 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 16 November 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 November 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 20 -24 November 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 30 November 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 1 December 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 5 December 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 6 December 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 8 December 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 12 December 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 15 November [December] 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his father, 19 December 1944
Airgraph from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 19 December 1944
Letter from Edward Lloyd Fleming to his family, 28 December 1944