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Arthur Atkinson's mess bill from the Sergeant's Mess RAF Turweston

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A short letter accompanying a gift from her mother, Milly and Joyce.

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The telegram asks Jessie to come to Boultham, Lincoln.

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The telegram asks Jessie to meet him at Teddington, that night.

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The letter accompanies a postal draft for £5 19/2 being the Service estate of Harry Redgrave.

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A telegram sent to Harry on his wedding day from his Aunt Nellie.

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A postcard with a view of Teddington Suspension bridge to Harry from his mother.

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Letter in reply to one written by Jessie Redgrave, sympathising with her having to leave her home and inviting them to visit when the war is over.

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Harry writes to Jessie telling her of elements of his service life & duties including navigating a Hampden from Finningley to Hendon, and his input to their domestic life.

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A letter from Harry to his wife discussing his next leave. He is uncertain of train times.

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Letter from Harry to his wife explaining what he has been doing - guard duty and a maths exam.

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A printed card with a poem and a coloured rose. On the reverse 'With love, Harry' It is addressed to 'J. M. Sherwood'.

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Dave confirms to have received various letters from Betty. He announces the possibility to take leave and that he misses his wife. Dave writes about bad weather and work at another aerodrome. He hopes to see Betty soon.

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Acknowledges some earlier letters and reflects on the exertion of attending pilot training without knowing his future post. He writes of being at the Y.M.C.A with a friend, both missing their loved ones. Dave speaks with love and devotion of his…

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Advises he is still at the same place and considers where he may visit, if he is granted leave. He talks about the weather conditions and concludes with words of affection; hoping to see his fiancée, Betty, again soon.

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Dave has started receiving letters from Betty again. He met acquaintances from England and warns that it may be some time before he returns home. Dave writes that he saw local Indians. He looks forward to marrying Betty, sharing a home and garden…

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Dave advises that he had already mentioned about the change of address in a previous letter; and does not know when he is able to go back home. Dave reiterates his desire to see Betty and to stay close to her.

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Dave announces that he has passed the final exam and is preparing for the graduation party. He believes leave will soon be granted and hopes to see Betty soon.

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Dave tells his fiancée, Betty, that he now receives her letters more often. He expresses homesickness and the desire to be with her, looking forward to finish the course. Dave says he saw some local Indians. The letter closes with words of love.

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Dave tells Betty he receives letters more often now. He then writes about the weather and comments that he will have his final exams in one month. Dave updates Betty on the last movies he saw; and on the people she knows who are also attending the…

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Dave thanks his fiancée, Betty, for a letter and a photograph. He considers sending Betty a picture of himself. He hopes to have a rest during the Christmas holidays. Dave plans to send a parcel of items to Betty and describes a small financial…

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Dave has received letters from Betty and is waiting for a parcel. He describes working hard for various exams. Dave has not yet decided where to spend his Christmas holidays. Dave updates Betty on the latest films he has seen; and emphasizes his love…

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Dave advises his fiancée, Betty, that he has received a letter and a parcel. He informs her that he has settled in the new place, but has to work even harder than at Elementary Flying Training School. Dave explains that the course is difficult, but…

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Dave informs Betty that he was unwell, but is now much better and continues with his flights. He hopes to return home soon, but fears he might be ordered to stay in Estevan after the course. Dave relays news that his instructor at Elementary Flying…

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Dave hopes his fiancée, Betty, had a happy birthday and asks if she has received his gift. He tells about the cold weather and snow, but says that the flights continue. Dave lists the films that he has recently watched; and expresses the desire to…
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