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No. 5 air observer navigation school Christmas and New Year card with an Anson flying over hills inside an oval. Inside Royal Air Force crest and the printed words 'With the Best of Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year from'. Signed 'love…

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Ernie Twells' engineering notebook covering metallurgy, carburettors, air screws and aircraft engines..

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about leaving East London and CapeTown and his journey thus far. He was upset to leave his girlfriend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about sailing to London from South Africa, visiting Gibraltar and swimming in the sea. He misses his girl friend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about seeing action in day and night operations. Mentions the Gneisenau and Scharnhorst battleship. He had some leave and went out to the Trocadero with Steve and Ajan.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about his lack of operations recently. Mentions daily life and pastimes with his crew members in Leicester. He is concerned about how close the Japanese forces are getting to his father’s location.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, He refers to his mother and to cricket.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Requests for some pamphlets and talks about the rainy season and beginning to play football.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Writes about school studies, trips out and sends late birthday wishes to his father.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He played football, and discussed pamphlets he received and will collect from home.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Discusses daily activities and referring to his brother, Stephen. He visited his mother and she is better.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Someone had broken into his locker and stolen some money. Had a visit from his mother and she now keeps his money.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Complains about not being able to horse ride, due to being caught riding too fast in the High Street. Discusses exams results and has…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Queenshill sports day took place and he met a lovely girl called Sylvia Cox. The school fair will take place on Saturday and he has…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Describes buying some new spikes, the school fair being a great success, where horse racing took place and Sylvia Cox visited.…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Thanks his father for his letters and will show them to his mother. Recounts a visit to the pictures and the sports results. Saw…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He writes that he is hoping to buy a puppy and Mrs. Pelly held a party which was a great success. Has been invited to his friend…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. The weather is getting colder, but goes out horse riding and a visit to the pictures. New rector at the school, Mr Goddard, previously…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Informs that he has bought his mother perfume for her birthday. Travelled by train to Ghoon and weather is better there. No more horse…

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to his brother Steve, weather, health, and pastimes.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to severe water shortage, hockey matches and an earthquake.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. Thanks her for some tennis balls, and informs her about a variety show that he had attended. Mentions that the flight sergeant was impressed with their flight drill but not with their rifle drill.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. Explains that he was staying at Bridgenorth for that week, whilst they rush the course. His crew had a rivalry with another the pilots at Uxbridge, which integrated various pranks.
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