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  • Contributor is exactly "Claire Monk"

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The planning chart covers all of Great Britain, it has not been filled in. On the reverse is a list of 14 crew names including Terry Ford.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is 14 aircraft over Mepal after an operation to Le Havre.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford at the ladder at the rear of his Lancaster.
Photo 3 is 15 Lancasters breaking formation to land at Mepal.
Photo 4 is six…

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Two vertical aerial photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is bombing of the centre of Le Havre.
Photo 2 is taken on the next day and German Army positions on the outskirts were attacked.

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Two items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 is a propaganda leaflet, dropped on Homberg on 21-11-44.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about Bombing Attacks on Germany. It states that the RAF lost 79,281 airmen and 22000 aircraft during the war. The USAAF lost…

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A newspaper cutting announcing the award of a DFC to Alan. It describes the event the night they safely returned to UK with their damaged aircraft.

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Ten airmen with trainee flashes on their caps. On the reverse each individual has signed their names.

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A letter to Homer asking him to return to work

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Two newspaper cuttings from a photo album.
Item 1 is a cutting that describes the award of a DFC to Homer Lawson.
Item 2 is a cutting that describes the shooting down of a Ju-88 by Homer Lawson's Halifax.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.

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The group is arranged in three rows. It is captioned 'No 4 Flight No 1 Squadron 10 ITW RAF May 1942'. Underneath each individual is named.
The image is taken at the Manor Hotel in Scarborough.

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The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…

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26 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. [or Cessna Crane] It is captioned 'Course 106 Red Section Saskatoon E & F Flights No 4 SFTS August 1944'. It is further captioned with the names of all present.

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A post card (printed 'made in Canada') with eight signatures.

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29 airmen (all but one trainees) arranged in three rows in front of a Tiger Moth. The ground is snow covered. Underneath all 29 are named.

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Three pages forming an index of the photographs in this album. The list covers family, UK landscapes, New York and Canada.

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The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission work order, for graves including that of A H D Batty.

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A newspaper cutting about the funeral of Sergeant-Observer Harry Redgrave.

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A short letter accompanying a gift from her mother, Milly and Joyce.

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The letter accompanies a postal draft for £5 19/2 being the Service estate of Harry Redgrave.

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A receipt for a memorial wreath for Mrs Redgrave's late husband.

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A postcard with a view of Teddington Suspension bridge to Harry from his mother.
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