Peadon, Alec Henry


Peadon, Alec Henry


21 items. An oral history interview with Sybil Green (b. 1929), photographs and documents. Her Brother, Sergeant Alec Henry Peadon was killed 31 August 1943 when his 78 Squadron Halifax was shot down over Belgium.

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

Additional information on Alec Henry Peadon is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Peadon, AH

Collection Items

Molly Peadon and two Friends
Three young girls in a row. One is wearing a Union Jack top an has Vs sewn into her skirt. Information supplied with the collection identifies the girl on the right as Molly Peadon and the girl in the centre as Grace.

Ted Peadon
A half length portrait of Ted Peadon.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Alec Peadon
A head and shoulders portrait of Alec taken from the City School Book of Remembrance.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Wandkalender 1948
The front page of a Flemish calendar. There is a colour drawing of an old woman.

Letter to Mrs E Peadon
The letter is to Alec Peadon's mother confirming that her son is missing in action.

Alec Peadon and Nine Trainees
A group of ten trainees including Alec, arranged in three rows. On the reverse eight men have signed their names.

Alec Peadon
A head and shoulders portrait of Alec standing in front of a church.

Alec Peadon
Alec, in uniform, lying on a bed.

Alec Peadon's Grave
13 photographs of Alec's grave in Belgium

Alec Peadon's Grave
13 photographs of Alec's grave in Belgium

Alec Peadon
A half-length portrait of Alec. On the reverse is stamped '1 Apr 1942'.

York Minster
Two postcards of York Minster. The first is the interior and the second is the exterior.

51 Trainee Airmen
A group of 51 trainee airmen arranged in five rows. On the reverse are six handwritten signatures.

Sergeant Alec Peadon
A half-length portrait of Alec in Sergeant's uniform with bomb aimer's brevet.

Alec Peadon on a bicycle
Alec Peadon in civilian clothes on a bike. Behind him are houses, a petrol pump and a road sign 'Newark Rd'.

Film Processing Envelope
An envelope used to hold photographs from a film processing company. Included is a receipt for 295 francs.

RAF Christmas Card
A card sent by Alec Peadon. On the front the card has an RAF crest and inside, 'From Alec'.

War Grave Visit
Form WG3 detailing travel arrangements for Mr and Mrs Peadon and Mrs J Hunter to visit Alec's grave at Antwerp.

Book of Remembrance
A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

Letter to Mrs E. Peadon
A letter to the mother of Alex Peadon informing her that her son is missing after an operation to Munchen-Gladbach. The letter includes a list of six fellow crew members.

Interview with Sybil Green
Sybil was born in Bracebridge near Lincoln, she went to Bracebridge School then left at fourteen to work first at a Co-op store and then at and electric shop. Sybil talks about civilian life in wartime, her family working at Foster Quinns, fire…
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