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A message read out to the troops on the eve of D-Day.

Top: a group of tradesmen sitting on the steps of one of their mobile offices/workshops.
Bottom: King George VI with a group of senior officers including General Montgomery.

King George VI talking to senior officers, servicemen formed up on parade in background. Captioned 'The King at Antwerp'.

A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.

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General Information about Fred. It records his date of birth and death with a comprehensive list of his family. Included are details of his funeral.

Contains details of Private Doreen Dayman date stamped 2 August 1945 and includes testimonial.

Two soldiers from Melton Mowbray were reported as wounded.

Two views of a marching band. On the reverse of the first 'Pipe band of Scotch [sic] regiment playing (Seleter) [sic] Malaya Sports Oct: 1946 Singapore'.
On the second 'The band again Malaya Sports Singapore Oct 1946'.

Half-length image of a soldier wearing world war one uniform tunic and peaked cap. Corporal ranks and medal ribbon (Military Medal).

Gwendolen Wadmore's father's First World War medals: Military Medal and bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Head and shoulder portrait of a woman wearing tunic with staff sergeant rank and peaked cap. Underneath a row of medal ribbons. Submitted with caption 'W/O Winifred Kathleen Viollet nee Joyce k/a "Chota" (don't know why), she was a W/O in the Army…

11 hockey players arranged in two rows. The middle, seated man is holding a cup. On the reverse 'RAF (Egypt) 5 - Army (Egypt) 1'.
Underneath each man is named, including HW Bennett.

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Head and shoulders portrait of two men wearing greatcoats and side caps. man on left has sergeants rank. Submitted with caption 'Ron (on the left) and his mate Ken Pugsley - the Sgt stripes are from the Air Cadets - Ron and Ken went to sign on for…

Political news-sheet from the Conservative party covering issues: the national effort a warning to grumblers, information for farmers, parliamentary commentary, local conservative party meetings, life in Germany concentrating on food shortages and…

Starts with photographs of four women and then mentions that four women went to the palace to receive medals won by their menfolk. Two army widows received Military Crosses, the mother of RAF Sergeant Graham Parish the George Cross and the widow of…

Maurice as a soldier dressed in a great coat, standing by a brick wall.

Maurice in army uniform, with Nellie Louisa France (nee Stimpson) They are against the steps of Parkfield Lodge, which was Maurice's home.
Parkfield Lodge is at Headstone Lane and the entrance to the lane that ran down to the house is just opposite…

A banknote issued by the British Military Authority for 1/- .

Explains how work of association is carried out and describes facilities for families and disabled, clothing, employment bureau, housing, representatives, Scottish branches and subscriptions.

Head and shoulders portrait of a soldier wearing tunic and peaked cap side by side with an airman wearing tunic with side cap.

Article describing use of tactical and heavy bombers using precision bombing, controlled by master bombers in aid of ground forces. Master bomber ensures all bombs fall ahead of safety line to keep clear of own troops.

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing army uniform and peaked cap. Image is enlargement cropped out from a group photograph.

Six soldiers in desert uniform and shorts sitting in front of tents.
On the reverse -
Jim Noden (Cheshire)
Eric Haywood (Surrey)
Ken Barker (Chatham)
Tom Pantry (Hampton Court)
Albert (Blondie) Newman…

A head and shoulder's portrait of a soldier. On the reverse 'Jack Ma's brother'.

Jack Hill was Jack Jones’s brother-in-law.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing battledress with corporal rank. On the reverse 'Andrew Burns, KOSB uniform'.
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