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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

YHedgesEC19260127v1.pdf
Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Group portrait of 20 auxiliary firemen in three rows all in uniform with peaked hats. Front row of eight are sitting on chairs, second row of seven standing and back row of five standing on hidden support. Bob Carter is left hand man in back row. In…

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21st birthday card; from sister Nan and brother in law Alex.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Notice published in the Lincolnshire Echo, congratulating Aubrey on his 21st birthday from his Mum and Dad.
A 21st birthday card.

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28 seated airmen and one civilian arranged in two rows in front of a shingle walled building. Only one man is wearing an aircrew brevet.
David Joseph is second from left on the front row. Two airmen are identified with crosses and two with slashes.…

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Sheet of green 30 gram cheese ration stamps in eight rows of ten.

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PFordTA17110012.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a postcard captioned 'Neepawa from the air'. It is a grid of houses with a small shopping area. It is further captioned 'Not winter'.
Photo 2 is fields captioned 'Forced Landing Field'.
Photo 3 and 4 are…

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Top - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in light paint scheme in formation.
Bottom left - air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation over water.
Bottom middle - side view of Lancaster squadron letters TL in front of a hangar.
Bottom right…

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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A 5 Mark banknote.

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50 Squadron anniversary event badge marked 'HA M LA'.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A large group of men wearing suit and tie sitting and standing in a room. On the reverse '50 Squadron reunion, Fred below man with glass - diagram showing position of Leslie'.

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A reunion dinner menu with the signatures of many who attended.

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A menu from the third reunion dinner of 514 Squadron

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Metal lapel badge and reverse.

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Group of men and women in civilian clothes in a large room. Submitted with description 'Colour photograpgh of 617 Sqn reunion. L-R: #2 G Rice (?), #4 William Tait, #5 Prince Bernhard, #6 Lady Cheshire, #7 Leonard Cheshire. Date and location…

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A group of veterans and their wives grouped around the boarding steps at the rear of a British Caledonian Boeing 707. Some of the group are on the boarding steps. They are going to a 617 squadron reunion in Canada.

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A reunion of veteran airmen, including Ernie Twells and Leonard Cheshire. They are all wearing suits with their campaign medals pinned to their chests.

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A group of five veterans in civilian clothing. Captioned 'From Left: Leonard Cheshire, Ralph Cochrane Johny Farquier'.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10024.pdf
Translated German newspaper article about the building and unveiling of a memorial built by a local man in Michelbach. Writes about Karl Frauhammer who conceived and built it and the unveiling ceremony. At the end a letter from the ministry of…

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Account of Evelyn Payne (sister to Philip and Peter Jenkinson visiting Germany to see the place where her brother Flight Sergeant Peter Jenkinson's Lancaster was intercepted and crashed. Describes visit and being joined by German acquaintances and…

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On the right a child wearing coat looks at smoking wreckage on the left which is in front of a single story house. Other houses to the right. Captioned 'A child inspects the wreckage of P/O Tansley's Lancaster at Trebbin, Germany'. Additional…

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A child wearing coat on the right looks at wreckage on the left. Captioned 'A child inspects the wreckage of P/O Tansleys Lancaster at Trebbin, Germany'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.
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