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Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols under the name.

Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

Head and shoulders portrait of a officer wearing tunic with engineer brevet and peaked cap. Submitted with caption '460 [sic] Sq. Flight Engineer Frederick Terence Jones'.

Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols, 37 operations, under the name. Submitted with caption '420 Squadron Halifax Daisey Mae'.

A document completed by Sam to allow an assessment made of his training requirements. It is divided into six sections -Job History, Aviation Interest, Education, Recreation, Family and Special Qualifications.

History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

Four head and shoulder portraits of for men. Sam is top left and he is in uniform. There is a pilot and a soldier but the fourth man is in civilian clothes.

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A plaque with a photograph of the Cenotaph and 21 photographs of local residents who died during the 1939 to 1945 war. It includes Sam McCron.

A list of Sam's personal effects forwarded to his wife.

A payment made to Sam's widow.

Part of a form completed after Sam McCron's training.

Notification of Sam's death in a flying accident.

A card created after Sam's death with personal details and wife's and mother's addresses.

A form completed by Sam at the time he enlisted.

The letter confirms that Sam McCron died during flying operations.

The letter from the RCAF was trying to determine if he was a dependant of Sam's since his widow was claiming his war service gratuity.

The letter from RCAF Toronto refers to an enquiry from Sam McCron's widow. She had written to RCAF Toronto to find out the circumstances of her husband's death and what had happened to mail she had sent to her husband.

The letter to the Estates Branch of National Defence complains that her husband's bank account is for Army not Air Force and she would like it sorted.

The letter to the Estates Branch at National Defence asks for her husband's personal effects. She asks for his clothing, in particular.

The letter to the Estates Branch of National Defence complains of items missing from Sam's personal effects - a watch, pen and pencil set and a bicycle. She expected the bicycle to be sold and the money forwarded to her.

A head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified airman.


A head and shoulders portrait of the gunner GC Morris R/278665 who died when Wellington LN167 crashed.

A head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified airman, R215280.


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