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neil40
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1 of 4  Mon 20th Apr 2015 10:29pm  
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Hi, I am researching my uncle's RAF WW2 career. He was from Coventry, enlisted in 1938, and was called from the RAF Volunteer Reserve on 2nd September 1939 to "Coventry TC" I presume this means 'Training Centre' I've read of RAF bases at Baginton and Ansty, so I wonder if anyone knows which it might have been, or indeed, could it have been either! Thanks for any help Neil
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Covkidd
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2 of 4  Wed 22nd Apr 2015 6:30pm  
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The Volunteer Reserve used Ansty for flying training, they also used a large house on the Tamworth Road for midweek lectures.
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neil40
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3 of 4  Sat 25th Apr 2015 10:50pm  
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Thanks covkidd
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neil40
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4 of 4  Tue 5th May 2015 8:54pm  
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covkidd I have learned that the "Coventry TC" actually means "Coventry Town Centre" - the RAF set up "Town Centres" and "Aerodrome Centres" - RAF Ansty would have been the latter, and the house on the Tamworth Road the former. Do you happen to know which house it was? From an article I was sent: "Volunteer Reservists in the aircraft crew section must be able and willing to attend for air training during alternate week-ends and on some summer evenings, and for ground instruction on two evenings a week" Neil
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