Dennis, George Charles

Title

Dennis, George Charles
G C Dennis

Description

31 items. The collection concerns Sergeant George Charles Dennis (2204350 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book documents and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 550 squadron and was killed 6 December 1944.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Lesley McMullin and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Additional information on George Dennis is available via the IBCC Losses Database.

Date

2017-04-26

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Dennis, GC

Collection Items

George Dennis's Decorations
Three medals awarded to George. The France and Germany Star, 1939-1945 Star and The War Medal. Includes the box and covering notes.

George Dennis's cap
George's side cap.

George Dennis' Airman's Service Book
RAF Form 64 issued to George Dennis

Christmas 1941 Savings Card
A card with a coloured drawing of Drake's battleship. Inside is Drake's Prayer and 30 spaces for savings stamps.

Egham Centre to help disabled Men back to work
A booklet explaining the facilities at Egham to enable disabled men to return to work. Details include payments to men who reside their, instructions for applying and the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act of 1944.

ABC of the RAF
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

1939-1945 War Dead of the British Commonwealth and Empire
Including a handwritten card with George's grave plot, row and grave number.This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

Advice to the Relative of a Man who is Missing
An explanation of what the Government is doing to trace a missing person and advice on what not to do.

Notes for the General Information and Guidance of the Next-of-Kin or Other Relatives of Airmen Reported Missing, Deceased, Prisoners of War or Interned
Instructions and advice from the Air Ministry. It includes relevant addresses for further information.

Letter to George Dennis' Father from the King
The letter expresses sympathy for the loss of his son.

George Dennis's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for G C Dennis, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 6 December 1944 when he failed to return from operations. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF Peplow, RAF Ingham,…

Letter to George Dennis' Mother
The letter from George's mother's Member of Parliament explains that the Russian Embassy has been unable to locate George's grave.

Letter from George Dennis to his Family
A letter written by George to his family. This is a farewell letter to his next of kin. He includes the addresses of four of his crew.

Letter to George Dennis' Father from the Air Ministry
The letter includes a photograph of his son's grave and explains that the errors on the cross will be corrected when the permanent headstone is installed.

Letter to George Dennis' Father from the Air Ministry
The letter confirms the loss of his son.

Telegram to George Dennis' Father
The telegram advises George's father that he is believed to have lost his life during an operation. On the reverse of one sheet is '127/16861'.

Letter to George Dennis' Parents
The letter advises George's parents on the location of his permanent resting place and the two intermediate graves.

Telegram to George Dennis' Father
The telegram advises that George is missing.

George Dennis
A head and shoulders portrait of George Dennis.

War Grave Ceremony
Two photographs taken at a war grave ceremony . Children are standing at each grave.

Two Envelopes Addressed to George Dennis' Father
Two envelopes.
#1 is a registered envelope from the Air Ministry.
#2 is from the Imperial War Graves Commission.

Bold Robin & the Babes Programme
A programme for an operetta taking place at Christ Church, Walmersley Sunday School. George Dennis plays the Village Crier.

George Dennis' Report Card
George's report card, aged 13 years

Letter to George Dennis' Father
The letter regrets that his son is missing and advises of possible financial assistance.
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