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Front page of military newsheet, Series 10 Issue 1. Two cents. Covering world wide military activity. Leading articles cover advances by the allied forces in North Africa and Russian successes in the East. Shorter reports on attacks on the Japanese…

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

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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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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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Badge of Royal Artillery with addition of small Saint Andrews cross with red grenade in centre. From ' Robert to Ma & All'.

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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 handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…

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Major Gordon Lett reports to Colonnello Mario Fontana about air drops, including additional notes on operational procedures and an overall assessment of the military situation in the area.

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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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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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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 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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Two copies of the same photograph of Andrew in army uniform including boots and breeches with another man in army uniform. They are standing in a formal park. On reverse of one photo 'May 1940 Cricket Malherbie, AB and Henderson Fraser'. Other…

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In uniform, seated on motorcycle. In a farmyard, with another motor cycle , farm house, farm buildings and two individuals in background. On the reverse 'April 1940 Sherborne'.

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In uniform. Standing on the grass, band stand in background. On the reverse 'MAY 1940, SHERBORNE PARK, CURRIE AND AB'.

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Standing on front steps of a house, men either side of older woman in apron. On the reverse 'June 21st 1940, Cambridge, 101 Mowbray Road, "Back from France", Jackson, Auntie Pollendine, and AB'.

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Soldiers lounging on the grass with bandstand in background. On the reverse 'MAY 1940 SHERBORNE PARK, McINTOSH, DAVIDSON, AB, McDONALD, SMITH, CURRIE, HASTIE.'

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Memoir and diary covering Charles Ward's call up to the Army and early training. Mentions that he applied to transfer to the Royal Air Force and although accepted, all transfers were cancelled due to imminent operations. Describes in detail fighting…

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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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On the left a sailor with cigarette in right hand, in the centre a man in civilian suit with left hand in pocket and on the right an man in army uniform. All standing in line in front of a brick wall.

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Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Arthur's brother, Charles Thomas. He is in army uniform. Captioned 'Charles Edward Thomas Sergeany [sic] Instructor Royal army Education Corps. 1947 Nat. Service.
Photo 2 is a dog identified as Paddy,…

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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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Reference is from the band master of 4th Battalion the Lincolnshire Regiment Territorial Army.

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Aubrey in airman's uniform as part of RAF Cranwell's Band posed with his older brother Vic, wearing army uniform and Royal Lincolnshire Regiment hat and collar badges.

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Discharged from the Band of the Lincolnshire Regiment, issued when he joined the RAF.
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