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Telegram with the message: "MUM HAVE JUST HAD NEWS EDDIE IS MISSING DONT WORRY = LOVE VIOLET ++".
The telegram also contains handwritten text: "MISSING April 29, 1944" and is date stamped 2 May 44.
The reverse has some handwritten text: [unclear]…

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Letter confirming that her son, George Robinson, is missing, presumed dead and describing the circumstances surrounding his loss. It is dated 13 May 1944 and carries the reference: "514/C.2051/10/P.1." Most of the text is typed but a handwritten…

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Letter summarising the instructions for collecting a voluntary payment with respect to George Robinson being officially reported missing.
The letter has the subject heading: "1623526 A.C.1. E.G. ROBINSON" and carries the references: "ROBINSON…

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A telegram to DJH Maltby congratulating him on award of DSO.
On the reverse 'Telegram from Guy Gibson VC'.

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Wing Commander Guy Gibson, commanding officer of 106 Squadron, congratulating the squadron on a month of successful operations and the record tonnage of bombs dropped despite difficulties which were overcome by the ground crews. Anticipating…

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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, congratulations to Mr and Mrs Keeling on their wedding.
Bottom, Stanley sending love and best wishes.
Right page: propaganda leaflets dropped in Italy and Germany, annotated 'war time propaganda leaflets released by the R.A.F.'.

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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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A letter advising Bill that his France & Germany clasp is enclosed.

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Thanking her for her letter of sympathy regarding his son Paul and hoping he and the rest of the crew are safe.

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Providing details of of the air operation following which her husband, Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford, had been reported missing. Advising that Jack had been held in high regard and that his personal belongings had been safeguarded and would be…

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Expressing sympathy on the news that Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford had been reported missing. Requesting that any news received by Jack's wife be passed on.

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Replying to Jack's wife assuring her that all possible steps are being taken to obtain information regarding Jack's death, including from Pilot Officer Dykins.

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Advising his wife that Jack's grave has been transferred to a British military cemetery.

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A flying related birthday card with coloured drawings of aeroplanes. On the last page the message reads 'Thomaston, Ga. Saturday. Many returns of happy joyous birthdays. Tour Georgian friends, Mr & Mrs [indecipherable] Jones'.

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A postcard of the First Baptist Church, Thomaston, Georgia. On the reverse is a message from AB Hawkes.

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The letter advises that he will shortly be getting an official letter. It also recommends various associations that can help him find work or assistance.

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He apologises for not having written before but is pleased that Abdul (Ronnie) is again fit to fly. He reports that Freddie is in Switzerland and is doing well.

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The letter advises Ronnie of his retirement and his liability for recall.

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He tells Abdul (Ronnie) that he has been flying around. He asks after his wife, Dolly and the children.

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He apologises for not writing. He has passed a medical and can fly again but only in the UK.

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He congratulates Ronnie. He asks about former colleagues.
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