RAF training in St John's Wood 1939 - 45

photos from the Imperial War Museum Collection

Unloading kit
IWM CH 10989
Recruits receiving issue of service clothing at Aircrew Reception Centre
IWM CH 7521
Marching with kit to enrol
IWM CH10988
Roll call at Lord's
IWM CH 10987
Unpacking in a luxury flat
IWM CH 10990
Kit inspection by NCOS near Townshend Court
IWM CH 7519
Recruits marching past Townshend Court
IWM CH 7524
Marching past Townshend Court on Frederick Street (now Mackennal Street). Townshend Road at rear of picture
Recruits inscribe message sent by instructor at the end of the room
IWM 7518
Morse code tutorial
Air Vice Marshal G R M Reid at Lord's
IWM CH 7516

We are very grateful to be able to use these photographs from the Imperial War Museum collection – www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/ – and thank Andrew Christie for telling us about them.

This page was added on 03/08/2015.

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