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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "British Columbia--Vancouver"

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Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

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Two bison in an enclosure with a building middle background with trees behind. Captioned 'Bison at Vancouver'.

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Top - view along a beach with buildings and trees in the distance.
Bottom - view along a beach with sea wall on the left with road and trees behind it. Captioned 'English Bay, Vancouver'.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '137 LMG. F/Lt VanKleeck. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 138. F/Lt Slocombe. 427'

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

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A letter to Mrs Winifred Ramsay referring to the death of her son, Kenneth Grant Ramsay and giving details of his final resting place.

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A letter from Pete to Terry Ford where he writes about Terry starting to fly flying boats. Pete writes about how many hours he has got in flying. He has been to Vancouver on leave and is waiting to hear if he is going on a GR course.

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Left - view from a grass bank along a suspension bridge. Right - view of a suspension bridge going from left to right across a river. Captioned Lions Gate Bridge Vancouver'.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-014.pdf
News-sheet of the Canadian Prisoners of War Relatives Association. This edition covers the danger of rumours, editorial policy on letters, NCOs organise at Stalag IVB, Mrs Ian Campbell's work for POWs, Canadian Red Cross Prisoner of War shipments,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-013.pdf
The News Sheet of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association. This edition covers Victory in Europe, the death of President Roosevelt, the liberation of Canadian POWs, assembly centres for released POWs, the seizure of German POW records,…

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Relates story of Lancaster on operation to Berlin being hit by night fighter fire which wounded crew and damaged aircraft. Returning home with wounded crew and belly landed.

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During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and…

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. ???. P/O Maclennan. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '186 LMG. F/O Thomson. 427'.
Further annotation reads '24 O.T.U. [indecipherable] 1659 F/O Black'

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View of a distant totem pole with cross arms top and with a smaller one in front in an enclosure with railings behind and trees to the right. Captioned 'Prospect Point, The Thunderbird Pole, commemorative of the meeting of the Squamish people with…

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Sam on vacation with women, bears and Vancouver then returning home on a ship.
Photo 1, 2 and 3 are views of the Rockies.
Photo 4 is Vancouver.
Photo 5 is Sam looking at a bear.
Photo 6 is a native Canadian totem pole.
Photo 7, 8 and 10 are of…

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Left - the top of a totem pole with tree in the background. Right - two tall and two shorter totem poles in an enclosure with path leading up to it. Tree is the background. Captioned 'Totems at Vancouver'.

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Telegram address for parents reads 'Address Vancouver wanted 3 : days leave please cable if any or Britishcolumbia [sic], Love=Hedley'.

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Records that Jack Meek a Canadian navigator was going back on operations after having been wounded on an operation to Berlin the previous January. Describes his crew and relates the story of the January operation where they were attacked by fighters…

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16 photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is the waterfront taken from the ferry.
Photo 2 is the waterfront taken from Stanley Park.
Photo 3 is a river and mountains, captioned 'A little more Rockies'.
Photo 4 is of two bridges,…

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View across water of city skyline. Captioned 'Vancouver Skyline'.
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