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Informs her that no further news news concerning him or any member of his crew had been received. Informs her that RAF missing research and enquiry service would be established to pursue enquiries for all RAF personnel reported missing.

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Letter was the reply to an enquiry from Mrs Harrison. It was to inform her that they had heard nothing regarding John having become a prisoner of war.

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telegram notification that Lancaster ME360 failed to return from an operation to Leipzig. Lists the crew and their next of kin.

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Note welcoming recipient as member of the Caterpillar Club.

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Reports that his son Sergeant Ronald Leslie Gard was missing as a result of air operations on the night 14/15 February 1945 when the Lancaster in which he was flying as rear gunner failed to return. Enquiries were being made through the International…

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A letter printed by the club welcoming John.

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Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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A brief family history. Recent history. Describes meeting John Cooper at Feltwell in 1953 and early life together. John was a civilian air traffic controller at Heathrow and became an RAFVR officer with the air training corps. Provides a family…

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Reconnaissance photograph of an oil refinery on a peninsular with large plume of smoke from upper right area. Explanatory note underneath mentions target 'VALLO (Near Oslo) oil refinery'. Submitted with description 'Reconaissance [sic] photograph…

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Covering letter for a form that the Commission would like Aubrey's mother to complete to enable them to provide an appropriate headstone for Aubrey's grave. Specimen of the headstone.

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Letter instructing Aubrey to complete an enclosed form and send the documents listed on an enclosed F936. The letter concerns Aubrey's request to join the RAF as a musician.

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Letter informs his mother that due to Aubrey's death she has a pension of £52 per year. With two forms one describing how to draw the pension, the other describing how it had been calculated.

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Letter is to inform his mother that Aubrey is being moved from his temporary grave to his final resting place.

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Aircraft from 153 Squadron at Scampton. Describes crew and some history of the aircraft "P" Peter. Goes on to describe operation in detail from briefing, through the flight with navigation details, bombing and return to base. Saw no sign of Luftwaffe…

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A biography of FC Jenkins. It covers his birth and marriage but concentrates on his RAF years. He took part in 58 operations and survived the war to continue in RAF service.

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Award of path finder force badge, Qualified and entitled to wear badge.

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Writes that they had been asked to call on addressee.

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Letter describing Robert's aircraft being shot down, baling out, suffering burns and now a prisoner of war. Yeoman states he was given the letter by a woman when he entered Fecamp.

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Pilot's psalm two verses each starting with 'The lord is my pilot'.

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Two verse song (first is chorus). Humorous verse.

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Alan writes that a letter has been received.

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He says that his cables have been received, take no risks and 12 more days at this station.
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