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The stables at St Vincents Hall, Grantham, where the signals section were based for the duration of the War. Women's Auxiliary Air Force personnel and clerks from 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command worked in these buildings. Eileen Pickering nee Gascoyne, WAAF worked here 1943- 1944. Composite image.

Eileen has handwritten on the reverse: 'Stables , signals section before being demolished.'

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  • Eileen Pickering née Gascoyne

    Civilian
    Eileen Pickering, nee Gascoyne was a teleprinter operator from the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She was conscripted in 1943 aged 21, after passing her exam at Cranwell she received a cryptic telegram assigning her to 'IX TCC Grantham'. On arrival, a ...

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  • St Vincents

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to Quartermaster and Service units. Exact location unknown.

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20 October 2014 12:30:33 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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