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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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A head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified airman.

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

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

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Two head and shoulders portraits of Sam in uniform. In the second he has sergeant's stripes and a RCAF wireless operator/air gunner brevet.

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Sam's record of service.

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A record of Sam's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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A form with details of Sam's dependents, his wife and son.

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A report stating that Sam is not suitable for Pilot, Navigator or Bomber.

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Sam's exam results and employment history plus an assessment of his health and airforce potential.

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Sam's training results. Not suitable for pilot, navigator or bomber. Remustered as wireless operator / air gunner.

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Sam's attestation paper on joining the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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The letter is from the Estates Branch of the Department of National Defence. It asks for information about Sam. Part of the form is attached.

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She writes to the Estates Branch of National Defence asking about money in her husband's account and asks if he had insurance.

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The letter informs Sam's wife that Sam has died in an accident.

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Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

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Charle's RCAF service paper.

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A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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SGillK1438901v10016.pdf
Writes that he had arrived after an uneventful voyage across the Atlantic but did not know the name of port at which he disembarked. Comments about the voyage and his current situation, including sleeping arrangements, food, activities, weather and…
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