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The summary was written by George's sister for her grand-daughter to read out at school. Although Rosemiranda never met Great Uncle George she was told all about him by her Grandmother.
George did well at school and he was fascinated by aeroplanes.…

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A postcard to Mrs E Warren from R [indecipherable]. A cross on the image indicates near where George is buried.

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The letter accompanies two flying log books.

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A collection of poetry and prose written by George.

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A newspaper cutting with news about raids on U-boat shelters at Farge, an oil storage depot, benzol plants near Hamm, railway targets in the Netherlands, vessels in the Western Baltic, merchant shipping in the Skaggerak and Freisian Islands and other…

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A newspaper cutting describing a night operation by Mosquitoes on the Ruhr followed by USAAF day bombing. Attacks were also made on Berlin and the Gestapo building in Copenhagen.
On the reverse are adverts.

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Walter shot down George's aircraft. This is his memoir of the action.

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John Cox was the pilot the night George was killed. He describes travelling in a vehicle with George's body. George was taken to a cemetery in a village. John continued to a military hospital. George and John had both baled out.

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The letter describes contact Mary has made with the priest in charge of the cemetery where George is buried. She includes his address and states that she will try and visit the cemetery in the near future.

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The letter describes Georges movements during training. He asks for a few items to be sent to him. He tells his sister about the days he will train.

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George apologises for not writing because of his sadness on losing so many of his colleagues. It is a sad letter expressing his feeling if he was lost on an operation.

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Mary describes the ceremony at the churchyard, attended by nearly 700 people including 300 children.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J D Harris, navigator, covering the period from 22 April 1942 to 26 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Ancienne Lorette,…
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