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MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-04.pdf
a 29 page duplicated magazine produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. All the items are original, mainly 'in' jokes consisting of stories, jokes, poems and cartoons.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-03.pdf
A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. It includes 'in' jokes, stories, poems, cartoons and a
a crossword puzzle.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-02.pdf
A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-01.pdf
A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel at Branston Mere. It includes 'in' jokes, poems, cartoons, and a ghost story.

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Extract from 'The Hunger Winter' by Henri Van Der Zee, a poem by Yge Foppema.

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A woman explains to his son the symbolism of the poppies. In the final line she weeps because 'the world is forgetting again'.

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A five verse poem recording the end of 517 Squadron's meteorological flights.

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At the top, Lancaster in flight with PO-Y marked in pen with waves breaking on a shoreline with a rocky headland at sunset. Below, hymn for the R.A.F. by Patience Strong.

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EGortonHGortonLCM430713.pdf
Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife including two poems. He writes about job offers his wife may take and writes about activities at RAF Cark.

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24 lines of a poem about flying, signed by Peter Hattersley

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A three page poem about happiness with another person.

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-040001.pdf
During his incarceration at Stalag Luft 3 Peter Hattersley kept a note book describing subjects that were important to him. There is a list of books that he read, his cash accounts, a list of books to read, places to visit, sailing notes, extracts…

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A poem titled The Clubberwocky. It is from Alice Aforethought - Guinness Carrolls. 1938.

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A poem titled The Pilots

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A poem titled To the Ivory Boys and signed Anon.

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A poem titled Dawn Patrol

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-030001.pdf
A service diary written by Peter Hattersley covering the period from November 1930 to 24 September 1948.Initially he served in the Royal Engineers but in February 1936 he joined the RAF. It covers his training and operations including a newspaper…

MDawsonSR142531-160516-01.pdf
The notebook contains written accounts of 32 operations to targets in Germany, Italy and France between June and November 1943 and a list of his crew. Accounts include bomb loads and descriptions of operations including pathfinder missions while on…

ELampreyPGuntonWXXXX27.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes a funny rhyming poem to his former work mates.

ELampreyPGuntonW421009.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes a humorous poem making fun of all his pre-war work mates.

ELampreyPGuntonW420423.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with a poem and continues with some banter. He continues with some light hearted comment on life in general. The letter has been opened and signed by censor.

ELampreyPGuntonW411211.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with a poem and then goes on to say this should be his last until after the New Year. He concludes with friendly banter.

ELampreyPGuntonW411121.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes thanking friends for correspondence and that he is getting used to Scotland. He mentions a letter from a colleague in the services and includes a couple of short poems. He advises that he has booked leave.

ELampreyPGuntonW42XXXX-02.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes that he has received a large consignment of letters and he includes a poem addressed to some of his correspondents. He concludes with messages to friends.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-43.pdf
Peter Lamprey writes about life at Royal Air Force Tiree including the bad weather and terrible beer. He includes a poem about what he has learned in the Royal Air Force and his friends back home.
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