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  • Contributor is exactly "Paul Ross"

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Head and shoulders portrait of Bernard Ross in uniform with an air gunner brevet and medal ribbons. He is holding a dog. It is annotated: 'Lots of Love, Bert and Whiskey'

ORossB1610215-190725-01.pdf
Service release book for Bernard Ross (WO, 1610215). Contains details and instructions for release from RAF service. Ross was an air gunner in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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A formal photograph of 61 trainees, two non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and two officers arranged in nine rows at Bridlington Grand Pavilion Theatre. The trainees are standing while the NCOs and officers are seated at the front. Bernard Ross is…

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Five photographs. From top to bottom, left to right: #1: Three airmen in tunics, two with brevets, sitting on a couch. Captioned: 'FRIEND'. #2: A group of army and RAF servicemen, all wearing battledress, sitting and standing in two rows. Most have…

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A folded card describing the association's membership types, committee and objectives. The association's secretary is identified on the back by an ink stamp.

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Small folded card giving service details, address and showing subscription paid for 1997.

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Part of RAF Air Ministry pamphlet detailing qualifications; selection for training as pilot; selection for advancement to commission; pay during training; remustering, promotion and pay; war pay; dependents allowance; voluntary allotments; and war…

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Drawing of tree with birds and signs, list of food for dinner for sergeants' mess at RAF Abu Sueir. Signatures on the reverse.

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Marked most Secret. Lists patrol areas. Aircraft in operation (14 took off, 5 returned early and 1 missing). Claims 1 He 177 and one Ju 88.
Detailed description of patrol activity at Beacon "B". Followed by detailed description of patrol activity in…

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Eulogy concerning unveiling of the Runnymede memorial and those who died with no known grave. Also acknowledges the Kohima memorial. Goes on with brief explanation of RAF role in the war.

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Covering remainder of letter containing data on batch 3.

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Sub headlines - great act of heroism and some remarkable tributes. States that Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer had been awarded the Victoria Cross after a hazardous daylight operation over Cologne. Quotes telegram from Sir Arthur…

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Story of paratroopers dropped from Stirling over Normandy on 5/6 June 1944 all signing 5 franc note with message 'thanks for the lift'. Stirling crew survived the war and the pilot kept the note. Lists names of paratroopers and the fact that Eric…

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A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

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A newspaper article discussing new precision bombing. It is annotated 'No 8 23/8/43'.

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A menu for a Christmas dinner at 8 (B) Squadron. It is signed by some of the airmen who took part.

ESpencerRBRosserLV431222.pdf
Writes complaining about his current location. Mentions the trip he had been promised and that he let him know about his end of the job. Asks that Vic does not mention his Africa Star. Sends regards to Vic's family.

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Nine airmen wearing dust coats over uniform in a workshop gathered round aircraft engines. On the wall behind blackboards with 'Pegasus' printed on them.
On the reverse '98 Entry B Class Halton 7.5.43' and 12 signatures.

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Top - air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster letter 'KO-J' DS626 over open countryside. The pilot was Sergeant G P Finnerty. Captioned 'Our aircraft homeward bound, after a night out. (of a different kind) 115 Squadron, March 1943'.
Bottom right -…

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Reports that Mrs K Gill had now been informed that her husband previously reported missing was now presumed to have been killed. Gives some local history of Ken Gill. Includes b/w full face portrait.

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Writes that he had finished the course and should be on his way home soon. Catches up with recent mail from home. Says he will try and get bananas to bring home. Mentions gifts for family that he has obtained to bring home. Catches up with news of…

SGillK1438901v10020.pdf
Writes that he had returned to Moncton after being eliminated from pilot training and that after being boarded at Trenton Ontario, he re-mustered as an observer. Goes back to describe his activities while at Moncton including local sightseeing,…

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The Honor system used and what is does not tolerate.

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Two reconnaissance photographs of the Donges oil refinery, near Nantes in France before and after the bombing operations.
The photographs were released for publication in newspapers.
The second photograph shows extensive damage with many buildings,…
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