Spitfire appeal and donation to RAF Benevolent Fund

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Spitfire appeal and donation to RAF Benevolent Fund

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Newspaper cuttings. An appeal to help buy a Spitfire or a bandage or a gun by Patience Strong. On the other side news about Lord Nuffield donating £250,000 to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Georgie Donaldson

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Newspaper cutting

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NTurnerAJ170615-01

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QUIET CORNER

What Will [underlined] You [/underlined] Give?

“God loveth a cheerful giver.” – II Cor. 9. 7.

Give, and give not grudgingly, but with a ready hand – Urgent is the need of many – and the times demand – a sacrifice; and offering ; a cheery willingness – to help our nation in its hour of danger , strain and stress.
Help to buy a Spitfire or a bandage or a gun – for only by our selfless efforts can the War be won, . . . Night and day the R.A.F. our grateful praises earn. They give their lives to guard us. . . What will you give in return?

By PATIENCE STRONG

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Lord Nuffield Gives
£250,000 to the R.A.F

Lord Nuffield yesterday [missing words] cheque for £250,000 to Lord [missing letters]field, chairman of the council [missing word] the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund, [missing word] which to found a fund to [missing word] known as the Nuffield Endowm[missing letters]

The money is to be invested [missing word] the interest applied to the relie[missing letters] [missing word] all forms of distress among [missing letters]pendants of R.A.F. person[missing letters] killed or incapacitated by wou[missing letters] or injuries received in action.

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Citation

Patience Strong, “Spitfire appeal and donation to RAF Benevolent Fund,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18236.

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