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  • Creator is exactly "W Akrill"

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Envelope addressed to Miss Lucy Moody, Welbourn Hall, Lincoln with mushroom silhouette illustration on bottom left entitled 'Autumn'.

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Envelope addressed to Miss Lucy Moody, Welbourn Hall, Lincoln with illustration on bottom left of a bunch of primroses.

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Writes of sending cash and asks about getting savings certificates.

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Mentions late arrival time at home and plans to fill in day until train. Mentions navigation, meteorology plotting and medical exams over next couple of days.

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Announces he will be coming home next Friday and states arrival time. Also due further leave. Catches up with family and home news. Hopes they had good Easter, wished he was there. Notes that Eastbourne was crowded over the weekend, weather was good…

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No addressee. Writes of possible posting notice of 132 observers but he is the only one of his crowd going. He is concerned that none of his friends will be on same posting.

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Cartoon drawing of scene in a street in snow. On the left six girls are standing on the side of a road in front of a high wall watching three young men in long coats playing snowballs. Behind them a woman holds a sign saying beware of cattle. In the…

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Seven caricature figures, five men and two women standing in a room. Man on the left is carrying a book, next a woman smoking a cigarette, next a man with hands together. To his right a woman warming hands in front of fireplace then three men…

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Seven caricature figures, five men and two women in a room. Three men are conversing on the left in front of fireplace. A woman sits reading a newspaper on a chair and another woman stands in front of her with paper in hand. On the right two men in…

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Cartoon drawing with six caricature figures, five male and one female. On the left an older man with glasses carrying a coal scuttle and small shovel, smoking a pipe. To his right two men standing behind a woman in skirt and blouse running towards…

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Five cartoon caricature male figures standing in line in a room. Man on left is reading a newspaper, fourth man from left appears to be throwing a piece of paper into a burning fire in fireplace, In the background left an open door with clock on wall…

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Cartoon drawing with thirteen caricature figures including two women spread out in a line in a function room. Man on left smoking a pipe, third from left is behind a newspaper. All the others appear to be talking. Background left a clock on the wall.…

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Four pairs of cartoon figures, all girls. Top right: two hockey players, top left: two girls whispering together. Bottom left: two girls hand-in-hand, both wearing school type uniform and hats. Bottom right: two girls fighting. Captioned…

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Thirteen cartoon figures standing in row of seven at top and six on the bottom. All are girls of various heights, some wearing school uniform like clothes. One has a tennis racket and some have hats. Captioned 'More Evacs by Aki'.

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Twelve cartoon figures standing in two rows. All are girls of varying height, some in school type uniforms and some with hats. Captioned 'Assorted Evacs by Aki'.

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Drawing showing head of girl with pigtails and glasses.Dated 10.3.41 by Aki. Captioned 'Evacuees come to Collingham

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Girl in overalls and head scarf with finger to lips. In the background a cloud with a number of gremlin figures as well as building, tree windmill and gate. One gremlin has rope to girls left ankle while three others pull back on rope to left ankle.…

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Girl in land girl uniform carrying basket with vegetables and two rabbits with other items under her arm. Captioned 'Home for Christmas'. Title 'Irene Harrison, land girl at Potter Hill, letters page 206'.

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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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Two adult figures - plus baby - all in uniform facing front on the left between two flag poles. Led by a dog, four other figures in uniform march past from the right with pitchforks shouldered.

Added caption: 'The family at Potter Hill, L to R,…

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Six figures and two dogs carrying out various activities at farm. Fence on left and hedge on right, sheep in field top left. Captioned "Wednesday night was drying ground night"

Added caption: 'The family gardening at Potter Hill, L to R, Irene,…

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Cartoon title 'Sergeants Stripes - Letters page 169'. Eight cartoon figures round a bunk bed in various stages of sewing on sergeant's stripes. Caption on bottom 'Getting some brevet-an-tape-stitching-on-hours in'.

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A collection of 13 cartoon drawings depicting gremlin characters by Sergeant W Akrill. Referred to in letter #18081.

1. Gremlin photoflash (Will Gremlin)
2. Gremlin crews for the convenience of Mark VIII (Georgie Gremlin)
3. Gremlin intercomm.…

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Writes of daily activities and course progress including marks for exams. Notes if he fails as pilot he would be happy as an observer. Worse subject is Air Force law. Mentions other subjects such as hygiene. Only 3 weeks before leave and discusses…

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Writes of guard duty, gas exam and inoculations and their effect. Talks of food and domestic matters. Catches up with home news and makes requests for specific food when he gets home
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