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A half length portrait of Frank wearing his air gunner brevet.
On the reverse 'Taken after passing out at Gunnery School Stormy Down June 43'.

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Six airmen standing at the tail of their Lancaster after the Tirpitz operation.
On the reverse the six have signed their name and handwritten is 'Nov 44 On return from the "Tirpitz" raid'.

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617 Squadron flying programme, 11 December 1944. It lists personnel and their assigned aircraft.

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Three photographs of David's grave.
#1 is a general view of the cemetery where he rests.
#2 is a close up of his grave.
#3 is his cross with a woman tending to flowers.

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A newspaper cutting with the news of George's presumed death.

BWrightSRGeorgeDBv1.pdf
A biography of David from his birth in Bangor, Northern Ireland. He died at the age of 21. A tribute was printed in The Spectator.

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A King's Order for E Daniels, mentioned in despatches for distinguished service. E Daniels is George's brother in law.

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The letter advises that Mr and Mrs C Huttjes have adopted David's grave in Venlo, Holland. The family has ordered flowers to be laid regularly.

EGeorgeDBDanielsA450103.pdf
He writes about her new baby girl. Davis has been posted to Scampton and has had several operations over Europe. His quarters and food are good. He talks about friends and asks her to write.

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The telegram advises that Jack has arrived in the United Kingdom.

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The telegram advises that he is safe and will be home soon.

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The telegram advises that Jack is missing.

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The letter expresses sympathy that her son is missing.

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Lion with bomb standing on globe. Motto 'tentate et perficite'.

LWickhamHW124631v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for H W Wickham, covering the period from 29 September 1940 to 16 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Cambridge, RAF South Cerny, RAF Abingdon, RAF…

BGardnerM-ManuelRWickhamHWv1.pdf
Recalls Harry's joining the RAF and describes his initial, then basic and advanced aircrew training. Follows move to operational training unit, and joining 102 Squadron flying Whitley. Mentions operations to Berlin, Stettin and Duisburg. Converted to…

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Top left - half length image of an airmen wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and peaked cap.
Top middle - five airmen standing by or sitting on fence. Four are wearing battledress, two with peaked and two with side caps. The…

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Top left - half length image of an airman wearing jacket and side cap. Captioned 'Just married'.
Top left centre - half length image of two airmen wearing battledress. The one on the left has pilot's brevet and peaked cap.
Top centre right - four…

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Top left - full length image of an airman wearing battledress standing in long grass with a single story hut in the background. Captioned 'Mike'.
Bottom left - three-quarter length image of an airman wearing tunic and smoking a cigarette. Trees in…

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Top left - an airman looking out of the cockpit window of a Halifax. Captioned 'Allen'.
Top right - half-length image on a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Bottom left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing…
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