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A copy of Ted's birth certificate.

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Short note of dates and service in Royal Artillery and RAF. Killed in action at Sola, Norway on 21 February 1942

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A large group of Army and RAF officers, some with pilot's or observers brevet sitting and standing in five rows.

A warrant officer stands on the left and an senior RAF officer with cane sits fourth from left in front row.

The officer seated…

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Twenty four men, twenty two wearing Royal Flying Corp uniform and two wearing naval uniform. Some have pilot's brevet and wear flying helmets. Captioned 'Bob Palmer (Sr) back row, fourth from right'. This image of Palmer was enlarged and mounted as…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E D Keen, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 18 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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Bach and front of 5 franc note with names listed and message 'thanks for the lift'.

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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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Booklet with an explanation of position and rights issues by H M Government to all serving members of H M forces. Covers all matters to do with conditions of release and resettlement.

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

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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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Top left - b/w photograph of a woman sitting on grass with dog in front of her. Captioned 'Mrs Derrnocly'.
Top middle - three-quarter length b/w photograph of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet standing in a room. Captioned 'F/O Jim Derrnocly…

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Left - long newspaper cutting with eulogising story of Group Captain Percy Pickford and Flight Lieutenant Alan Broadly who after 100 sorties together were now missing. Noted that they were in the film 'Target for Tonight' and gives considerable…

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Top left - newspaper cutting with b/w full face photograph concerning Corporal W A Franklin whose wife had received first communication from him since fall of Java.
Bottom left - newspaper cutting with head and shoulders b/w photograph announcing…

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Lists army personnel names, service numbers and units. Page 1 (at least) all in Stalag IIIA.

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Ask Vic about his arrangement to take Ron up and asking what he needed to do. Writes about his new job driving the quarter master's three ton ration truck.

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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.

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

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A ticket issued to Jose.

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Army Form W4098 issued to Jose

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A ticket issued by the Army for travel between Bexhill and Preston.

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Details about how to return to employment particularly with former employers.

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A history of the discovery and development of radar.

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The story of how aircrew were supplied with clothing and material to help them escape and evade capture. It is written by the major that designed the items.

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The cover of a booklet produced for service men and women. It is an explanation of their position and rights.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.
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