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He thanks her for her letter. Molly, his wife, has just left Shanghai. She is expected to return with Buster, their son. He has sent her a banknote to spend on chocolates.

Biography of Arthur Alexander Gill and memories of his cousin Kenneth Gill. Writes of working in the same firm as Kenneth Gill before the war. Too young to join forces, he was employed in Blackburn aircraft stores. Was called up in December 1944.…

Hong Kong, looking towards The Peak from the sea. In the harbour is a Hospital ship.

Lido, Repulse Bay. In front is a park and behind are wooded hills. On the reverse is 'H/K'.

Identification kindly provided by Andrew Gordon of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook group.

A view of the outside of the hotel. There is a line of military vehicles parked in front.
There is a second identical copy with 'H/K' on the reverse .

A beach scene on a cloudy day. In the background are wooded hills. On the reverse 'Repulse Bay H/K'.

Three airmen sitting on a jeep watched by a fourth man. Behind is a brick building with a large sign stating 'Royal Air Force' and a small sign stating 'Passenger & Flight Section'.
On the reverse is 'Kun Min China'.


A leopard tied with a rope to a post. It is being watched by several men, civilian and military.
A second photo shows the leopard from a different angle.

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Three airmen standing at the entrance to a brick building. On the wall is a notice 'Passenger & Flight Section'.


A view looking towards a C-47 landing in the distance. On the reverse 'Kun Ming'.


A battleship moored in Hong Kong harbour.

Hong Kong mainland seen from the air. On the reverse 'Hong Kong mainland from the air with the drome just visible in the background. This part of the mainland is called Kowloon - Hong Kong itself is an island behind us when I took the photo.'

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two images combined of the harbour looking to the east from the Peak.
Photo 2 is the harbour from the Peak.
Photo 3 is a warship in the harbour.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two images joined together showing the harbour .
Photo 2 and 3 are views of the harbour from the Peak.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is the Arlington Hotel, where aircrew stay in Hong Kong.
Photo 2 is mainland Hong Kong, Kowloon, with the aerodrome in the background.
Photo 3 is the Japanese war memorial on the hills behind Hong…


Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is of Ernie and Butch at the Peak
Photo 2 is Dennis at the Peak
Photo 3 and 4 are of junks in the harbour at Hong Kong.


Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four airmen under the nose of Dakota. In the notes they are identified as 'Les, Fleck, Ernie & Butch under the "Durham Star" at Bangkok'.
Photo 2 is three airmen identified in the notes as 'Alf, a…

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A list of 42 photographs with names and descriptions.


A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

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,…

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,…

Article headlines: 'allies fighting in Jap Burma base', 'mortars and machine-guns', 'Japs cut off Chinese city', 'Mr Churchill's right hand man' (Lt Gen Sir Hastings L Ismay promoted).

Four photographs, first group at a party, reverse captioned 'Xmas dance 1969, Viking, Hong Kong. Viking Bar 1969'.
Second is Jack relaxing in a chair, reverse, with date stamp 16.3.70,
Third is of Jack with a lady at a party, reverse captioned…
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