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Eleven men sitting and standing in two rows, includes. 1 chef, 2 mess staff and 8 in World War 1 army uniform, Ronald Davis’ father as Mess Steward during the First World War, writing at bottom of photo ‘Russell Northfields Ca?’ undated.…

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Margaret was almost twelve years old at the outbreak of World War Two and living in Romford, Essex. She remembers the announcement made by Neville Chamberlain on the radio on September 3rd 1939. Margaret recounts being issued with a gas mask and how…

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British Army troops in front of Lancaster bomber with bomb bay open, submitted with caption; “207 Sqdn carried out several flights to Naples and Bari in Italy to bring back home the troops who were still on the continent.”)

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Military guard of honour on left in front of railings. In centre steps leading up to church where a large crown look on. Flags and memorial centre middle and right. In the background part of a church.

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Faded image show an honour guard of troops with rifles on the left with other people in the background. Iron railings behind troops

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Letter describing Robert's aircraft being shot down, baling out, suffering burns and now a prisoner of war. Yeoman states he was given the letter by a woman when he entered Fecamp.

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Typed version of previous letter. From Captain J. M. Yeoman enclosing a letter he was given by a woman when he entered the town of Fecamp a few days earlier. He hopes it will reassure her and also hopes she receives more good news of her husband…

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Writes enclosing a letter which was given to him by a woman in Fécamp when he entered the town a few days previously. He hopes it will allay her worries and also hopes she will have good news of her husband soon.

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She thanks Joan for her letter and gift. She was pleased to hear about Bob. She tells her the latest news and that her boyfriend has been reported missing from Arnhem. Thanks her for photograph and catches up with news of friends, tells of her…

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Left - messages from Bob Wareing. He was now in Germany and in good health. Mention bailing out, aircraft on fire, after operation to Le Havre. Continues with description of how news of him reached his wife.
Right - Army and RAF pay changes, Table…

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The priest at St Leonhard's church with a woman in army uniform. They are standing at the top of steps in front of a building.

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A document issued to RJ Prescott accompanying his medals.

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Photo 1 is two civilians walking along a street.
Photo 2 and 6 are the same. A group of 31 men and Women's Army Corps in five rows.
Photo 3 and 7 are the same. Mary Ellen Stretton in a borrowed army uniform and two members of the Women's Army…

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A roll of those present at the Farewell dinner to the Regiment.

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A song to be sung to the tune of 'Sing me to Sleep' by a 17th Lancer. There are two verses and a chorus.

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Three photographs in a folder.
Photo 1 and 2 are the same. A half length portrait of a soldier. There is a sticker with 'Father 1893-1961 Robert James Prescott 17th Lancers/Black Watch 1/6th 2nd Ltn WW1'.
Photo 3 is a group of five soldiers…

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A wedding photograph of Bob and Marjorie. It is annotated '28-2-43 Bob on Embarkation leave' and underneath each individual is identified 'Gordon Mother Me Father Bob Marjorie Cyrilwix Mrs Mott My Grandfather'.

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Four photographs, first is of a group of soldiers and others sitting and around a Jeep, single story building and motorcyclist in background. Second is of an L.S.T. under way, third is of a stone jetty from the water, fourth is of a liner in…

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Two photographs both showing informal groups of soldiers.

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Four photographs, first is of a substantial two story building set in a jungle clearing captioned 'My billet', second is of local fishing boat captioned 'Chinese Junk'. Third is of large room with open veranda cane furniture, captioned 'Naffi (sic)…

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Three photographs, first is of several soldiers on veranda of their billet, local woman walking past, second is group of four soldiers on same veranda, third is of eight soldiers mounted on a static motorcycle.

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Four photographs, first is a locally employed staff member standing by R.A.S.C. Central Marine Workshop sign, second is of an L.S.T. being loaded/unloaded. Third is of a moored motor launch used by the R.A.S.C. called Oberon, fourth is of a large…

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Three photographs, first 22 soldiers posed in five rows in front of R.A.S.C. workshop, second soldier walking across open space between two buildings, single story building in background. Third is of eight soldiers mounted on a static motor cycle.

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Four photographs, first two are similar, two soldiers two locals, with sign 'R.A.S.C. Central Marine Workshops, captioned 'The Boys'. third is of a launch captioned F.M.B. Almond', fourth captioned 'The Jetty P Brani'.

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Two photographs, first is of large liner at anchored, second is of three soldiers on building veranda.
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