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Four men standing in line under the engine and port wing of a three engine monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on grass, registration VH-UXX, 'Faith in Australia'. Four signatures above the wing. On the reverse 'Australian pioneer aviator Charles…

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A memoir about Frederik Kroese's wartime activities. There is a brief biography followed by a portrait of Frederik.

Included are photographs of a number of items: his fake ID card, a permit allowing him to use a bicycle, an official numbered…

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A handwritten list of all the examinations that Harry Redgrave undertook with possible and obtained marks. His final percentage was 84.1% and Order of Merit was 13.

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Standard form letter sent to family of deceased servicemen describing the details of the standard headstone and attaching a form to complete for a personal inscription. Also is an illustration of a typical headstone.

There is also a photograph of…

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Fifty-five servicemen sitting and standing in four rows. All wearing tunic and most side caps. In the background a building behind trees. Title 'No 1 Flight, No 1 Squadron, No 10 I.T.W., June 1942'. The photograph is mounted and contains signatures…

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On his return to Great Britain after his release from prisoner of war camp, Geoff Packham was interrogated by his commanding officer. His aircraft was damaged during an operation on Sterkrade by Holten. He baled out over the Netherlands. He was…

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A head and shoulders portrait of a woman. It is annotated 'Always Your Irene x x x'. On the reverse are handwritten names and addresses, signatures and telephone numbers.

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Service and Certificate of Discharge form.

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Apologises for incorrectly quoting her husbands rank, that of pilot officer in previous correspondence on 13 April 1946. Ensure her that grave will be correctly inscribed she will be sent a photograph of it in due course.

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Reports still no news of her husband. German authorities have informed the International Red Cross that two members of his crew Pilot Officer Russell and Flying Officer Petts have been buried in military cemetery in Venlo, Limburg, Holland. They…

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Writes of further reports that three unidentified airmen flying in the same aircraft of her husband had been buried in the military cemetery at Venlo and gives grave numbers. They were buried near the other two members of the crew previously…

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Letter to his sister Myra Price. Apologises for not answering her letters. Writes of people he had met in South Africa who had previously lived in Wales. Recounts his activities at a sports day.
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Written before they were married when George Ellams was at Margate.

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Written before they were married when George Ellams was at Buckeburg.

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Letter written before they were married when George was at Ramsgate.

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Letter to Director of Personnel Services. Reference letter to Madgetts on February 18 1944. Notes that they received a letter from Wing Commander 61 Squadron at Syerston that their son was missing after air operation on 17/18 August 1943. They also…

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To 54 Base Coningsby forwarding the names of two pilots who were anxious to return to operational duties on Mosquito. Squadron Leader C F Campbell DSO, DFC and Flight Lieutenant R T Fleming DFC. Includes operational history.

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Informs H E Hudson that his son Sergeant James Douglas Hudson of 101 Squadron is missing, his aircraft having failed to return from training flight over the sea on 27 August 1940.

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Letter from Air Vice Marshal H Bottomley, commanding 5 Group regarding flight battle damage to Hampden P1164. He remarks that Pilot Officer Harrison and his crew 'showed courage and determination in bringing their aircraft back to England' and wants…

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To Mr and Mrs Madgett writing sorry for news that Hedley is missing but sure he will turn up. Pleased that Hedley got the Distinguished Flying Medal. Signed Mac.

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To Hedley Madgett's parents from Jim. Sorry to hear Hedley is missing. Hopes worst fears are unfounded as many have turned up after being reported missing. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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From Susan sending deepest sympathy. Hope for better news. Catches up with news. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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From Dorothy Richings writing she is sad over lack of news. Encourages them to not give up hope.

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From J Stott expressing great sorrow over news that Hedley is missing.
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