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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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Welcome to transit camp with instructions for reception, recreational facilities, money equivalents and departures. Second page show map of facility.

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Describes procedures including compiling lists, contacting the International Red Cross. Mentions work of Red Cross and St John organisations as well as service department. Continues with role of casualty branches of services and notification of next…

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Terry and his father standing outside their house. Both are in Home Guard uniform.

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Half length portraits of Alan Edgar in RAF uniform and his brother in sergeant's Army uniform. On the front is written 'Best of Luck [indecipherable]' On the reverse 'Flt A.G Edgar Dad & His Brother'. Another comment has been blacked out. A rubber…

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Bride and Groom posing, to the right of the groom a younger man stands in uniform. To the left side of the bride, a women is posing in a long formal dress holding flowers and an elderly man is stood in a suit.

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A man in uniform is stood linking arms with women in a dress and veil. The women is holding a bouquet of flowers. Behind them is an older women and child in a dress.

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A newspaper account of Dick Curnock's flight to Cairo to visit his ill brother.

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Photo 1 is a sailor and a soldier standing in front of a watchtower.
Photo 2 is a group of men standing in the compound.
Photo 3 is three men, standing in the compound,
Photo 4 is a soldier and an airman.
Photo 5 is three men standing beside a…

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Article about 7th armoured division liberating 6,500 British and american prisoners after capturing Fallingbostel. Camps were Stalag 357 and 11B.

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Account of British tanks driving into Stalag belt and liberating prisoners. Story of Polish girl in Fallingbostel announcing to prisoners that British tanks were here. Accounts of liberated prisoners.

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Article concerning French and American troops breaking into Hitler line towards Santa Oliva. Sub-headline: tanks racing up for Liri valley battle.

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Mentions German defences across Liri valley and advancing allied tanks towards Acquino and Pontecorvo. mentions Polish troops and mopping up Germans at Cassino and other news from Italy.

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Bridgehead gain: expect further in Caen: navy losses small

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Headlines: Hanover ours, on to Brunswick, Americans over the Elbe, the red army crosses Oder, allies are moving on Berlin from west and East. Article: President Roosevelt is dead.

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Article headlines: Italy invaded by the eighth army, British and Canadians land in Calabria, strong support from navy and air forces, Brenner pass line cut. Cutting headlines: Italy surrenders, complete submission to allies. immediate end to…

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Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy.…

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Article headlines: Sicily invasion going to plan on 100-mile front, dawn attack success of all landings by 6 am, troops advancing by 7.30 am, allied navies pour men and supplies onto island. Sub-headlines: 1000 planes support sea attack, Eisenhower…

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Article headlines: Pantelleria occupied in 20 minutes, garrison pounded into surrender, white flag hoisted on hill top, German dive-bombers vain last-minute attack.
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