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  • Type is exactly "Text. Service material"

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RAF Form 543 issued to Frank Horry. It contains details of his service record.

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RAF Form 543 issued to Arthur Horry detailing his service record.

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From casualty branch expressing regret that his son was missing as result of air operations on night 25/26 February 1943 when his Lancaster failed to return. Enquiries would be made via the Red Cross.

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Thomas' Notice Paper, Certified Copy of Attestation and Oath.

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RAF Form 64 issued to Thomas Thomson in November 1940.

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Certificate awarding Navigator Second Class to Sergeant Richard Maurice Maywood.

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Royal Air Force Medical card for Flight Lieutenant Donald Arthur Baker (801114). With medical classification A1B on 16/6/45.

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Gives some personal details and shows release from RAF service as Flying Officer in November 1946.

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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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An identity card issued to Terry Ford identifying him as a member of the Volunteer Reserve.

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To Poles in Germany, a propaganda leaflet produced in the UK. There is a message on one side from Eisenhower.

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Instructions about Lancaster ditching procedure. The actions of all seven members of the crew is described.

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A list of the 21 aircraft and crews that took part in the operation to bomb Westkapelle Dyke.
A second two page list is a draft of the first document, with handwritten annotations.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.

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Three documents issued to Homer Lawson.
Item 1 is his Service and Release Book.
Item 2 is his National Identity Card.
Item 3 is his Pension Record Card.

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A permit allowing Dick Curnock to visit his brother, ill in hospital.

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A note to the Heliopolis Palace Hotel requesting accommodation for Dick Curnock.

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A summary of a medical undertaken on Dick Curnock on his return to UK after being held as a prisoner of war.
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