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The 40 plus staff, a mixture of airmen, airwomen, police and civilian staff, in five rows, posed in the middle of a field, wooden shed in background. On the reverse some signatures and 'William Reynolds (Bill) Top row 2 left next to man with hat.…

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Photograph 1 is of Ronald Bailey standing on a beach. He is dressed in a shirt, tie and flannels.
Photograph 2 is of Ronald Bailey standing with two men in bathing trunks.In the background is a fourth man looking on.
Photograph 3 is of two men in…

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A mixed group comprising 17 airmen, three naval officers and one civilian. They are arranged in two rows in front of a single-storey wooden hut. On the reverse is '116 Sqn?'.

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A low oblique aerial photograph of a church. There is snow in gardens and parks. On the reverse 'Ancienne Lorette Church P.Q. Each spire has a permanently lighted cross.'

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A large number of men working in a Rolls Royce factory.

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Cutting 1 is a side view of a DH86 Express airliner being waved off by a small group of spectators, captioned 'Waving Good-Bye to the first aeroplane to leave Croydon on the new London to Scandinavia service. It took off at 9 o'clock this morning and…

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Three newspaper cuttings -
Cutting 1 is about a Cursed Farm, a farmer in Eastbourne had rented a farm and lost a substantial amount of money.
Cutting 2 is about a five inch gun from HMS Chester beside which Jack Cornwell , VC stood at the battle of…

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Newspaper cutting 1 is a Comet Racer in flight with a caption praising its abilities and its development into a 12-seat airliner.
Cutting 2 is four airmen with a chart. They are dressed in flying gear and parachutes. One is pointing to the sky.

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Cutting 1 is a Comet racer surrounded by many spectators, captioned 'History in the Making. The D.H. Comet, piloted by C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black, crossing the finishing line at Melbourne and so winning the England to Australia air race of…

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Cutting 1 is of David Llewellyn saying goodbye to Mrs Llewellyn. He is at the control of a light aircraft.
Cutting 2 is a group of civilians waving the light aircraft off.
The caption reads ' Taking off in his 40 horse-power midget plane...Flying…

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A receipt signed by Ruth Arrowsmith for a one quarter share of her mother's savings.

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A packet that had contained Goldcraft peanut butter manufactured by Sessions Company Inc, Enterprise, Alabama.

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A film processing receipt in the name of Arrowsmith complete with an envelope.

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They advise her not to correspond to her husband until it is established whether he is a prisoner of war.

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Gives details of the outturn of service estate of the late Pilot Officer I A Wynn and total was £40 9s 11d. Payable order would be sent in a few days.

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Opened envelope with Air Ministry RAF Form 2002.C and Glyn, Mills and Co markings.

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Informs her that her husband is missing as a result of air operations on 25/26 May 1943.

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Offers sympathy over news and says she will come over on Sunday

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Kathleen Wynn is surprised she has received no grant and lays out what she would expect with two children under 14 years old. Points out that it is unfair for someone who has a husband on active duties to be worse off than another with a husband…

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Writes about exams and that he probably could get a commission. Comments on the course he is doing and the quality of the food. Catches up with family and acquaintance news.

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He is worried about his son David. Catches up with other family news.

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He writes about needing some clean pyjamas. Mentions he has not been operating since he arrived at RAF Grimsby but in addition, he has not been able to get out. Catches up with family news.

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Ian writes about his operations to Berlin and Essen and that he hates the war. Mentions he has now done 17 operations. Catches up with family news.

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He writes about how he is miserable and missing her. He has been on four operations to Nuremberg, Cologne, St Nazaire and Berlin since he returned from leave. Mentions he has not heard about his commission.

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He writes about an operation to St Nazaire he was on the previous night and due to the weather 16 Lancaster’s had to land at RAF Pershore. He hopes his boys are feeling better and he wants to go to Skegness on his next day off. This was Ian…
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