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A certificate of membership awarded to Ron after his escape by parachute.

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A pennant for the 40th anniversary of D Day. On the front are the flags of UK, USA, Canada and France. On the reverse a landing craft and 'Normandy France 1944-1984 June 6th 1944 - First Day of the French Liberation by the Allied Forces'.

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An RAF issue dog tag stamped 'Riding 1525125' on one side and 'RAF Blood Group 2A CE' on the reverse.

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Front and rear covers

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An item made from the silk of a parachute. Accompanying the item is a note 'Made from pilot chute by Jean's sister Anaise. Main chute recovered silk used to make underwear. Given to me on 40th anniversary 1984'.

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A silver cup with 'Hptm Thimmig 3.2.43 Short-Stirling'. It was awarded to the pilot that shot down the Stirling.

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Tablecloths hand sewn with multiple signatures. From information kindly provided by the donor. Stitched with signatures of aircrew.

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Small leather purse and silver identity tag and accompanying note.

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Brown leather wallet type folder with embossed decoration with Pete's DFC telegrams. One visible on top - from Tideford friends, With accompanying note.

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Blue RAF uniform trousers

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RAF uniform tunic with flight lieutenant rank and medal ribbons for Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939–1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945.

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White gloves and scarf wrapped in clear plastic with rubber band with note of contents 'Pete's silk inner flying gloves and silk scar he wore on ops many times'.

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White silk inner flying gloves

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White silk scarf

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Box for Distinguished Flying Cross

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Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939–1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star with France and Germany Clasp, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945.

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1939–1945 Star ribbon with Bomber Command clasp in box.

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Popeye doll with red scarf, blue jumper and trousers taken on flights by a crew for luck. The word 'Foreign' is written on the back of its neck.
The mascot was recovered from the crash of Lancaster WS-O LM432. The aircraft was flying from Manston…

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Blue ring binder cover with labels 'photo album, Pete wartime abroad'.

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Identity disk (dog tag) for WRP Perry RAFVR

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Cloth pilot's brevet with accompanying note explaining it was worn on battledress on flying duties and wear on left wing was due to parachute harness.

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Cloth sergeant stripes

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Four medals awarded to Fred - DFC, 1939-1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star and War Medal 1939-1945.
They are captioned with his citation for devotion to duty.

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A letter accompanying a Caterpillar Club badge awarded to Jack.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Jacks's badges, dog tags and Caterpillar Club badge collected during his RAF service.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.
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