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Course 45A Observers

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13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle…

Ron Riding and Tony

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Ron and his friend at the beach at Ste Flavie. On the reverse 'Tony and myself on the beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

Ted, Cyril and Sidney

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Three trainee airmen in summer uniform at the beach. On the reverse 'Ted, Cyril & Sidney in summer uniform Beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

Ron Riding

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A full length portrait of Ron in greatcoat with trainee flash on his cap. On the reverse 'St Johns tons of love. Ron'. It is stamped 'Mar 1942'.

MI9 Letter

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The letter was issued to Ron after his return from France. It advises Ron's service number, rank and squadron.

Paul's School Work

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Paul's story about his grandfather Ron, being shot down and evading capture.

Comete

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A badge of the Comet Line escape group maintained by the French during the War.

Ron Riding's Certificate of Support for the Bomber Command Museum Appeal

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A certificate issued to Ron for his donation.

Ron Riding's Caterpillar Club Membership

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A certificate of membership awarded to Ron after his escape by parachute.