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St Vincent's Hall in Grantham, used as No. 5 Group Headquarters RAF, and later 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command Headquarters.

Eileen Pickering nee Gascoyne, Women's Auxiliary Air Force signal section was based here 1943-1944.

Handwritten caption on reverse: 'No5 Group Headquarters, 9th TCC.'

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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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Date Contributor Update
20 October 2014 12:37:40 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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