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Number 181-37. Writes that he has increased his pay allotment to her and mentions other financial matters. Lists request for items of clothing and other items which he would like her to send. Asks he to ask friends to send him tobacco, books and…

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Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

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Top is a photograph of 170 Squadron personnel with four rows in front of and a row standing on top of a Lancaster. Caption '170 Squadron Helmswell, December 1944'. In the middle, two newspaper cuttings announcing Jack Hayley's award of the…

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Badge of Royal Artillery with addition of small Saint Andrews cross with red grenade in centre. From ' Robert to Ma & All'.

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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Christmas card, squadron crest centre top and a four line Greeting.

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Acknowledges a letter sent to Under-Secretary of state by Mr L R Madgett and stating that it will be actioned.

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Philip Batty applied to rejoin the Royal Air Force having left after his wartime service.

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A document advising David Geach's father that his son's personal effects were being dispatched.

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Major Gordon Lett reports to Colonnello Mario Fontana about air drops, including additional notes on operational procedures and an overall assessment of the military situation in the area.

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Letter to Isabel following up the initial telegrams. States that her husband has been reported missing after an operation on 23/24 August 1943.

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Details allowances payable while Andrew is classified as 'missing', Will continue on present rate until December 1943 and then at reduced rate. Also mentioned how to apply for pre-natal allowance.

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A postcard addressed to the American Red Cross. On the reverse is a section to be filled in by the recipient. There are handwritten annotations with French numbers, one to ten with phonetic pronunciations.

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Telegram informing Isabel that Andrew failed to return from operations on 24 August 1943.

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Letter to Isabel with inventory of Andrew's effects, asking her to acknowledge receipt of the effects.

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A letter with card and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife. It is their fifth wedding anniversary and he looks forward to a time when the war is over and they can be at home again together. He thinks it is unlikely he will have leave a…

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Anonymous (from man in the street 1914-1918) manuscript letter congratulating Leonard Cheshire on his birthday and award of the Victoria Cross.

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Application made by Sarah Green requesting £47 on 14 October 1946. Covered by request dated 25 October 1946 from Customs and Excise requesting clarification of information on the form.

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Letter from David Donaldson to station commander at RAF Foulsham requesting temporary release for a period of six to nine months in order to study and sit solicitor's, final examinations. Enclosed document listing his service since September 1939…

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Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as Flying Officer .

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Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as a Pilot Officer.

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A postcard of an arab leading two camels on a sandy desert. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse is a message to James Wrigley's wife.

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Notes written by Arthur Harris to Hamish Mahaddie about Bomber Command. Included is a signed photograph of Arthur T Harris.

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A letter from No 10 Downing Street to air officer commanding-in-chief, Bomber Command, complimenting the RAF on their success in bombing Augsburg.

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Album page including letter from Air Vice Marshal E A B Rice, 1 Group, congratulating Warrant Officer E W Smith on the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross. Caption on page '2nd Tour of Ops 12-626 Sqn, Wickenby, Lincs June - Nov 1943'.

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