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  • Contributor is exactly "Joy Reynard"

Say she had not forgotten her and carries on with general news and gossip. Continues with news of activities. Asks if she has had news of Bob and offers sympathy.

Norah expressing her sincere wishes that Joan will soon hear news of Bob, also saying that prayers are being said for her. Passes on other news.

Says she is glad that Robert is safe and thanks her for the photograph.

Thanks her for sending Robert's letters for her to read and that she has passed them on for others to see.

She is pleased that they have had news of Bob, and goes on to give general family news as well as offering help to relocate her car.

Candidate for permanent commission in the aircraft control branch of the Royal Air Force. Includes years of service, service history from 1939- 1951 and honours and awards.

A biography of Jim Tyrie. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and learned to fly on Tiger Moths. He was shot down on his 7th operation over Berlin. In POW camp he was described as a dedicated tunneller. There is a list of the camps he was kept in…

Writes of recent activities and domestic matters. Hopes he was not fatigued by return journey and mentions that daughter fell down on way to school and grazed her arm.

She explains what she is doing for Christmas, details the work she has done to their new house and garden and includes a sketch map . She mentions their daughter, Frances, who is helping in the garden. Describes other activities around the new local…

She talks of photographs she is going to send him for his comments and continues with mention of daily activities.

Catches up with family/friends news and daily activities. Writes that she had not realized how depressed he was.

Reminisces over recent leave and comments on her recent activities. Comments on agricultural reading and papers. Notes that baby daughter Frances has cut two teeth and mention getting new ration books.

She thanks him for writing and is amused about his comments on the after-life, but tells him how worried she had been when she had heard that 19 bombers had been missing. She goes on to tell him of domestic matters and hopes for leave soon.

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Writes of rain, gardening and finances. Concludes with family chat and fact that daughter Frances is not taking to new gas mask.

Thanks him for ringing as it makes her happy and cheerful knowing he is safe. Asked his views on Churchill's speech but did not like his view on using gas on Germany. Writes of how much baby Frances dislike her gas mask and that she will try and get…

The notebook contains written accounts of 32 operations to targets in Germany, Italy and France between June and November 1943 and a list of his crew. Accounts include bomb loads and descriptions of operations including Pathfinder operations while on…

Informs her it is not possible to send chocolate to her son in Le Kef as there was no parcel post to Tunisia. States the best was to communicate is by telegram via the US Consul in Tunis.

Writes of weather and earlier blackout times. Mentions his letters which reported that they had had more food parcels from Canadian Red Cross. Mentions letter from friend and passes on news. Mentions factory chimneys smoking after short holiday.…

Writes about weather over year's holidays. Reports content of cable she send previous Saturday. Says how important cables are to her as no letters for some time. Wonders whether when he returns they will still live in their small industrial town.…

From officer commanding 582 Squadron, informing her that her husband has failed to return from an operation over enemy territory on the night of 7/8 August 1944. Mentions that he was captain of experienced crew and comments on character. No further…

Narborough Road Senior Boys' School No 1 July 1937 school magazine. Articles about school visits, a short story, school sports and activities.

A letter and envelope to Dick Curnock from his mother. It is full of social news.

A letter to Dick Curnock from his mother with domestic news.

A letter to Dick from his mother wishing him a happy birthday, included is domestic news.

Letter from LAC "Mac" Macfarlane to T A Ford, outlining how he is doing on his training course in De Winton and mentioning what he has been doing in his free time.
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