W A Franklin, Cyril Andrews, and J F R Read



W A Franklin, Cyril Andrews, and J F R Read


Top left - newspaper cutting with b/w full face photograph concerning Corporal W A Franklin whose wife had received first communication from him since fall of Java.
Bottom left - newspaper cutting with head and shoulders b/w photograph announcing that sergt-pilot Cyril Andrews of Oxford had been killed.
Top middle - newspaper cutting with b/w full face photograph announcing that Pilot Officer Kenneth Higgins had just received his wings and commission in Canada.
Bottom middle - newspaper cutting - Oxford sgt-pilot killed - announces that sergt-pilot C G Andrews had been killed.
Right - newspaper cutting - Salerno adventure. Story concerning Pte J F R Read R.A.M.C. who acted as stretcher bearer during operation at Salerno, Italy and was now in a convalescent depot in the middle east after being wounded. Gives some background details of upbringing in Oxford. Includes three-quarter length image of soldier wearing khaki uniform with shorts.




Five newspaper cuttings mounted on an album page


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