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Papers and photographs relating to his career in the Auxiliary Air Force, 1936 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 82

Scope and Contents

Comprising a photocopy pilot's certificate of competency and licence, 6 January 1936; a curriculum vitae of his career in the Auxiliary Air Force from 1937 to 1944, with a photocopy manuscript draft, undated; a certificate of appointment to the rank of Pilot Officer, 7 March 1938; a letter from Winston Churchill congratulating 615 Squadron on their recent record of enemy kills, 7 June 1940; a certificate recording the award of a Mentioned in Despatches (MID), 29 September 1940; and copies of 4 black-and-white photographs of 615 Squadron, 1938-9.


  • Creation: 1936 - 1940

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in Churchill Archives Centre by Walter Stern's son, Nigel Stern, 2006.


This file level description was prepared by Sophie Bridges, April 2006.


Stern, Walter

Finding aid date

2006-04-26 16:16:15+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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