|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||207 Image/s captured|
Fleming, Edward Lloyd
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, United Kingdom|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Diary of Edward Lloyd Fleming, January 1944- January 1945
Diary relating to the Second World War service of 318689 Flight Sergeant Edward Lloyd Fleming, 21 Operational Training Unit.
This diary has entries written between 1 January 1944 and 22 January 1945, and contains details of Edward Lloyd Fleming’s experiences as a pilot in training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Some of these experiences include training near his home in Melbourne, embarkation on the Nieuw Amsterdam, various forms of entertainment on the boat, going ashore in South Africa, and landing in the United Kingdom. Once there, Fleming writes that he attended lectures and training, moved camps several times, and experienced several air raids. Fleming also wrote about his activities during periods of leave, including travelling to various locations in England and Scotland, sightseeing, attending dances and concerts, and playing badminton.