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Frank Tinsley: Personal papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8497

Scope and Contents

A chronological series of files covering the different aspects of Tinsley's career. 1. Dulwich College, 1921; Territorial Army, 1925-1928; and Reuters, 1928-1934. 2. Reuters, 1935-1936. 3. Spanish Civil War, 1937. 4. Reuters, 1938-1942, and British Supply Council, 1943. 5. R.C.A.F., 1943-1946. 6. Control Commission for Germany, 1946; return to Canada, 1947; Bermuda, 1947-1948; return to England, 1948; and Ministry of Supply Air Ministry, 1949-1953. 7. Ministry of Defence, 1953-1958. 8. Ministry of Defence, 1959-1962. 9. Ministry of Defence, 1963-1965. 10. Ministry of Defence, 1966; and sailed to Fiji, 20.12.66. 11. Fiji, 1967. 12. Fiji, 1968. 13. Fiji, 1969. 14. Fiji, 1969-1971. 15. Radio Preview, 1969-1972; Fighter Magazine, 1970-1971; N.Z. Box Monthly, 1970; Rugby World, 1970; Pacific Islands Monthly, 1967-1969; and Pacific Travel News, 1967. 16. Fiji, 1972, and Liss, 1973-1977 and 1980. 17. Letters and personal data. 18-19. Miscellaneous.


  • 1921-1980 (Circa)


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19 file(s) (19 box-files)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs Shirley Vickers, 1985.

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