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No. 5 air observer navigation school Christmas and New Year card with an Anson flying over hills inside an oval. Inside Royal Air Force crest and the printed words 'With the Best of Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year from'. Signed 'love…

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Letter from David and Steve Boldy to their parents, thanking them for earlier letters and talking about school life, and discussing arrangements for a journey.

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Letter from David and Steven Boldy to his parents telling them of a school picnic and friends.

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Letter form David and Steven Boldy to their parents thanking them for earlier letters and asking about future travel arrangements.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father wishing many happy returns.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about his daily activities after leaving Scotland for Hastings, and visiting his mother and Steve whilst passing through London. He comments the current military situation.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about leaving East London and CapeTown and his journey thus far. He was upset to leave his girlfriend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about sailing to London from South Africa, visiting Gibraltar and swimming in the sea. He misses his girl friend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about seeing action in day and night operations. Mentions the Gneisenau and Scharnhorst battleship. He had some leave and went out to the Trocadero with Steve and Ajan.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about his lack of operations recently. Mentions daily life and pastimes with his crew members in Leicester. He is concerned about how close the Japanese forces are getting to his father’s location.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about the excitement of being in action again after a long pause. He saw his Mother in London and hopes his brother Steve completes his finals soon to become a doctor. Mentions daily life and pastimes …

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. David informs his parents that Steve has measles. He feels sorry for his grandfather, details College sports news, and his progress at…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, briefly outlining his latest activities.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He outlines his own and his brother's latest achievements at school.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He provides details of sport activities and test scores.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling.

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Letter from Sergeant David Boldy to his father, mentioning training and shooting.

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Letter from Sergeant David Boldy to his father, regarding his initial training and visiting his mother at home.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father, written whilst on the East London to Cape Town train. David provide details about leaving and being posted home.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about working on a farm in Ipswich with Ronnie, but sacking themselves over a labour dispute/strike; now they have moved to another farm near Colchester instead. They visited Felixstowe on a number of occasions.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being on a new station. Describes the prospect of attending a gunnery leaders’ course. Enjoys working with his new crew. Misses South Africa and mentions two girl he met whilst there, Shirley (Cape Town)…
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