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33 airmen and one Naval Officer standing in front of Lancaster with Admiral Prune II nose art and 11 bomb symbols. Guy Gibson is eigth from the left on the front row.
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
Left to right
Burpey…

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Service for 1939-1945 war memorial plaque at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School for Boys. Includes order of service and photograph of plaque with list of pupils killed.

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List of locations and jobs from 1941 ATC summer camp, and from joining Royal Air Force in May 1943 until demob in March 1946. Included transfer to Navy in June 1945, then worked on Barracuda, Firefly and Oxford aircraft.

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Persona details and dates of wartime and postwar service. Calculation of gratuity and wages amounting to £43 9 shillings and 6 pence.

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Personal details at HMS Godwit

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Personal details at HMS Gosling

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Personal details, postings to Gosling and Godwit and character.

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Details of enlistment 31 May 1943 and discharge on transfer to Navy 18 June 1945. Dated at Lee-on-Solent 7 Jul 1945

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Catches up with family news and greetings. Comments on two children and of photographs sent. Continues to catch up with news. Mentions he has been in France since D-Day and writes of experiences.

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Written from Bombay wishing family a good Christmas and New Year. Describes a little of life and weather in India. Catches up with news of family and friends. Continues with description of his situation in India,

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Writes he is about to embark on a ship and there will be no mail while aboard for about 5 weeks. Destination is a mystery but he speculates about the future, Catches up with family news.

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Man dressed in naval uniform on telephone to an elderly woman sitting up in bed with books and bottles. Captioned 'Every Nice Girl', Title 'David Iliffe and unknown female'!, Billy's last known drawing'.

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Four men in uniform. Colin Atkinson (left) and three other men, a lance corporal in battle dress, a naval rating, and a man in dress uniform.

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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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A large crowd of men and women, some in uniform, in a ballroom. Taken from above.

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View looking down on a large crowd of people. Visible are men and women, civilians and military many holding up hands showing 'V' signs.

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Five Royal Air Force and two naval personnel standing in line. All are wearing tunic with side or peaked caps. In the background a large multi-storey building.

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Group of eight men sitting round a dining table in a large mess dining room. The four in front are Royal Air Force sergeants. Two men on the far side of table are wearing naval uniform. In the background other tables with diners. Ben Openshaw is…

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MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-17.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; all in a day's work; life in a Japanese prison camp; fun and games; letters they write home; official reports from the camps; group photographs from the camps; how next of kin are helping (including knitting pattern for…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-16.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; reading in camp; official reports from the camps (two pages missing); the letters they write home; fun and games, our generous helpers (fund raising at home); group photographs from the camps; news from the far east;…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-15.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; music round the camps; official reports from the camps; (two pages missing); letters; how they help funds (fund raising at home); fun and games; news from the far east; parcel points; knitting pattern for 'waistcoat for…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-14.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; prisoners at work; group photographs from the camps; official reports from the camps; the letters they write home; it depends on the book (written by A A Milne); news from the far east; POWs in the far east; they plan…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-13.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; art in camp; official reports from the camps; group photographs from the camps; the letters they write home; [two pages missing]; how they help the funds (fundraising at home); what Germans put in their parcels; news from…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-12.pdf
Includes: New Year message from Chairman of Prisoners of War Department; editorial matters; Come and Spend a Weekend in my Stalag (by Gunner N Gould); official reports from the camps; the brighter side; groups from the camps; [two pages missing] …

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-11.pdf
Includes editorial matter; a message to relatives from the Archbishop of York (C F Garbett); official reports from the camps; the letters they write home; groups from the camps; do parcels really get there? how they help (fundraising at home); mail…
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