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    Default King george's club - raf officers club during ww2:

    Would anyone know about the RAF Officers Club called King George's club? My uncle who was an SOE agent had a few meetings there between missions in 1943-44. Was it only in service during the WW2 and where was it located? I have one possible address as Brick Street & Corner of Piccadilly. I'm curious as to why there would be two RAF establishments so close together - main one being at 128 Piccadilly and still there today?
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    Suze
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    Whilst awaiting some information for my own projects, I did a quick Google and found an old leaflet on another forum listing all the RAF Officer' Clubs (date unknown).

    It includes a King George's Club at 105 Piccadilly, which maybe the one you are looking for.

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    Default King George's Club - RAF Officers Club

    Pete,

    Many thanks, could you send me the link? I'm trying to piece together my uncle's life and there may be more addresses that match up to his agenda during the war. Everything was spelt phonetically because his English was not good.

    Thanks again, it's a good start,

    Cheers,
    Suzanne

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    I have sent the link via PM

    I also found a picture and history of the building (which confirms its use as King George's Club during ww2)
    see http://capaxglobal.com/capax_facts ... a strange link I know, but stick with it and scroll down
    Main areas of research:

    - CA Butler and the loss of Lancaster ME334 (http://rafww2butler.wordpress.com/ )
    - Aircrew Training (Basic / Trade / Operational / Continuation / Conversion)
    - The History of No. 35 Squadron (1916 - 1982) (https://35squadron.wordpress.com/)

    [Always looking for copies of original documents / photographs etc relating to these subjects]

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    Pete - Brilliant many thanks! Gorgeous building too. I can't seem to pull anything up on Google on the Club w/o having the RAF club at 128 come up or King George. The other website you recommended has a block of some sort but will keep trying you've been very helpful many thanks again,

    Suzanne

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    I have sent the link via PM

    I also found a picture and history of the building (which confirms its use as King George's Club during ww2)
    see http://capaxglobal.com/capax_facts ... a strange link I know, but stick with it and scroll down

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    You will have to sign up to the forum to get access to the actual document, otherwise all you will see are the jpg references
    Main areas of research:

    - CA Butler and the loss of Lancaster ME334 (http://rafww2butler.wordpress.com/ )
    - Aircrew Training (Basic / Trade / Operational / Continuation / Conversion)
    - The History of No. 35 Squadron (1916 - 1982) (https://35squadron.wordpress.com/)

    [Always looking for copies of original documents / photographs etc relating to these subjects]

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    Default King George's Club - RAF Officers Club

    I'm "in" and see the docs. Terrific. There are also a few other addresses that may answer some of my questions.
    Cheers and thanks much again.
    Suzanne

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