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From station commander at RAF Syerston stating that a receipt for his son's bicycle had now been received.

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From O W Burnard. Writes that her thoughts are with them. Was proud to have known Hedley and encourages her to not give up hope.

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From Isabel Q Pead offering sympathy on news of Hedley going missing. Hopes good news will come.

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From officer detail to look after Hedley's property explaining the process and that a cheque book found has been forwarded to Air Ministry accounts, Worcester.

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To central depository Colnbrook thanking them for letter and list of son's personal effects.

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Writes that committee of adjustment has been held and enclosing an inventory of effects. Writes that monetary matters are not dealt with by that office but by Air Ministry accounts. They will be sending details of financial matters in due course.

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Writes that Hedley's personal effects have been dispatched to them by passenger train. Requests they sent back receipt. Reminds them on rules if they dispose of any uniform which must go to known person entitled to wear it or be dealt with through…

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Extract covering German Secret weapons and their deployment and attack by allied air forces. Discusses possible effect on Overlord.

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Article on loss of Flying Officer Francis Dunsford Norton lost his life on 18 August 1943. Buried at Griegswald [sic] Weick.

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Received official notice that Sergeant (now Pilot Officer) Hedley Robert Madgett had been awarded Distinguished Flying Medal now reported missing.

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Two strips of cartoons. The first has six cartoons referring to Easter, in Polish and with an English explanation.The second has six cartoons with the theme 'I have'.

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Five trainee airmen including Fred Hooker, arranged round a desk. On the reverse are signatures of four men and 'Bridlington 1943'.

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12 trainee airmen arranged in two rows. Fred Hooker is second from left, seated. They have a board with 'No 127 Course Air Gunners Squad 15, 3-1-44 B G'. On the reverse are signatures of all 12 men.

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Forty-five airmen sitting and standing in three rows in front of a building. John Valentine is eighth from the right in rear row.

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Article 1. Headlines: 'Great Tunisia clash near, allied troops advancing on Bizerta, RAF blitz on axis aerodromes', Article 2. 'Soviet preparing for winter drive, enemy driven from Caucasus height'. Article 3. Headlines: 'Heaviest raid on Italy, RAF…

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Article 1. Headlines: Sir S Cripps leaves the war cabinet, now minister of aircraft production, promotion for Mr H Morrison, Mr Eden to lead House of Commons, Col Stanley colonial secretary. Notes appointments by the King. Article 2. Headlines:…

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Article 1. Headlines: Dakar joins Darlan, French colonial empire and the war, American agreement with Martinique, freely under my orders, Darlan and west Africa. Announcement from Admiral Darlin that French West Africa has put itself under his…

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Headlines: battles of pursuit at Stalingrad, disorderly axis retreat in the north west, 15000 more prisoners taken, hour of reckoning has struck. German forces threatened with encirclement.

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Headlines: the retreat from Stalingrad, another 12000 prisoners taken, Russian grip on vital railways, axis reports new soviet offensive at Kalinin.

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Article headlines: Giraud's power in Algeria, U.S. promise before landing, Darlan's part, Dalrlan won over, agreement revived. Reviews history and the position of General Giraud in French North Africa after deal done with Lt-General Mark Clark of the…

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Cutting 1 headlines: Ciano goes, Duce as foreign minister, grandi losses his ministry, Cutting 2 headlines: Mr Churchill in Tripoli, thanks to eighth army, review of tanks. Cutting 3 headlines: Rostov captured, Voroshilovgrad also in Russian hands,…

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Article 1. Headlines: Kharkov falls, city taken after fierce street fighting, German S.S army corps routed, Russians advancing on Taganrog. Article 2. Headlines: government policy on Beveridge plan, acceptance in principle with some reservations,…

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A list of 12 photographs in the Syd Cooper collection.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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A letter to the officers and people of Ethiopia issued by the 'English Government'. Written in an Ethiopian language and script and also in English.
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