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A small stuffed toy rabbit wearing a green top and brown dungarees. It was the mascot of Squadron Leader R E Millichap.

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A worn envelope on which is written: "Mr G Robinson R.A.F. Papers".

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A newspaper cutting about George Robinson being reported missing. It briefly describes the circumstances and gives some details about his late father, his recent marriage and his education.

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Scroll commemorating Benjamin Ramsden. It carries the Royal Coat of Arms of George VI and text honouring Ramsden's service.

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Left page: top Winston Churchill's coffin under guard; bottom, funeral possession with the coffin being pulled by Royal Navy sailors through people lined streets, annotated, 'Winston Churchill's funeral 1965'. Right page, top four men in white tie…

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Left page: top left, four men in suits at a dinner, labelled 'photo above, left to right. Sir Roger Hetherington, Sir Hugh Gaitskell Minister of Fuel, Dr Hartley and Sir Henry Tizard'; bottom, three men at.a dinner with man standing behind, annotated…

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Left page: top and bottom, view of the 10 February 1946 Potters Bar station train accident, annotated 'more photographs with Bob as pilot'. Right page: top left, consecration of a new altar; top left, two women walking in a garden; middle tight, head…

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Left page: top, Princess Elizabeth at an industrial exhibition, annotated 'British industrial fair 1949?'
Centre right, report of Princess Elizabeth inspecting cooking equipment;
Bottom, viewing kitchen installations.
Right page: top and…

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Left page: top left, helicopter undertaking survey work. Top right, a Mosquito in flight with missiles suspended below the fuselage. Middle left, reports from surveyors. Middle right, airborne missile below a Mosquito with a further missile held…

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Left page: view of Luton with German annotation. Right page: top left, report of rocket development. Top right, Barracuda in flight with tail wheel showing. Middle left, three airmen standing alongside a Barracuda. Middle right, lifeboat alongside…

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Reports of a visit by the Queen Mother.

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Left page: top left, list of members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. Top right, Queen Mary standing with a woman in uniform and 13 men, one in uniform, identified as Bob.
Middle, left, Christmas greetings.
Middle, right, best wishes at…

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Left page: top, stone buildings with external staircase, annotated 'Hawkshead'.
Middle, Beaufort in flight.
Bottom, Beaufort flight annotated 'experimental'.
Right page: American journal, headlined 'Dieppe'.
Bottom, two women and a man…

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Left page: top left, invitation to Flying Officer R V Keeling DFC and Mrs Keeling to the wedding of Alice Sharpley and John Keeling.
Top right, six wedding guests including a man and woman in uniform at at Boswell House, North Elkington.
Middle…

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Left page: top, the Luftpost, numbers 10 and 18.
Middle, left report of an aircraft landing on a car.
Middle centre, woman holding a baby, reports of engagements and births of babies.
Bottom left, report of the death of Lieutenant Geoffrey William…

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Left page: top, notice of the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer R.V.Keeling.
Middle and bottom, congratulations to Bob on his award.
Right page; top, title of the Vauxhall Mirror.
Middle, report of Bob's operational career…

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Left page: top, two flying Whitley aircraft passing over the Dutch coast.
Middle left, aerial view of Hamburg docks.
Middle right, bombing targets and fires in Gelsenkirchen.
Bottom left, bombing of Boulogne harbour.
Bottom right, a woman…

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Left page: top, a group comprising bride and groom, seven bridesmaids and two couples, annotated 'Kay Tomlinson's wedding'.
Bottom, four men walking abreast, three wearing top hat and tails and one a vicar.
Right page: top left, a rural scene, top…

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Left page: from top, descriptions of the Magister, Anson and Whitley aircraft, annotated 'RAF aircraft in which Bob did his training'.
Whitley aircraft, B-DY, C-DY and E-DY, flying in formation; bottom, crashed Whitley MH-H, annotated 'Usworth 17 11…

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A page with images of the Defence Medal (obverse and reverse) and the War Medal 1939-45 (obverse and reverse). Text gives details of the qualifying service.

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A page with images of the 1939-45 Star (obverse and reverse), the Bomber Command clasp and of the France and Germany Star (obverse only). Text gives details of the qualifying service. At the top is handwritten: "Received medals and Bar on 3/4/17".

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Left page top and right page; best wishes from friends on the marriage of Pilot Officer Bob Keeling to Ursula Hartley.
Left page: bottom left, Bob in uniform with a woman in civilian clothes annotated 'Christmas 1940'.
Bottom right, a woman and a…

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Left page: the instrument of abdication.
Right page, report of the death of the King.

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Left page: top left, abstract from sailing log.
Top right a fjord.
Centre right, mountains and a river.
Bottom left, a ship annotated '938 to Norway'.
Bottom right, a church.
Right page: top left, head and shoulder portrait of Bob Keeling in…

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Left page: reports of various rowing events.
Right page: reports from the Henley Royal Regatta.

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