Papers of Harold Rupert Vickers, 1941-1946

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.238
Collection number PR04535
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 8
Object type Papers
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
Royal Australian Air Force
Place made Australia, United Kingdom
Date made 1941-1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Papers relating to the Second World War service of 408540 Harold Rupert Vickers, 544 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

Vickers enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force in May 1942 and served as a pilot. He trained in Australia and was later based in England, performing aerial reconnaissance and photography over Europe. This collection includes papers that Vickers acquired during his time of service in Australia and the United Kingdom.

This file contains:
Leave Pass belonging to Harold Rupert Vickers, Melbourne, 14 November 1941- 9 December 1941
Flight observation sheet, [date unknown]
Bicycle authorisation belonging to Harold Rupert Vickersm [date unknown]
Card for the Victoria League Hospitality Section, [date unknown]
Letter from Wing Commander D.W. Steventon to Harold Rupert Vickers, R.A.F. Leuchars, Scotland, 19 April 1945, [includes envelope]
Envelope addressed to Harold Rupert Vickers, postmarked 5 June 1945
Australian Comforts Fund comforts rations card belonging to Harold Rupert Vickers, valid until 30 June 1945
Certificate of disembarkation belonging to Harold Rupert Vickers, November 1945
Leave pass and railway ticket belonging to Harold Rupert Vickers, 8 November- 13 December 1945
Interim Certificate of Service belonging to Harold Rupert Vickers, 17 January 1946.