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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'.

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,…

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…

Three photographs, first two are colour of Jack at a party, reverse captioned, 'Hyatt Hotel Hong Kong Xmas 69'.
Third is colour photograph of Jack with an aircrew member in flying gear standing in front of Whirlwind, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak Hong…

Four photographs, first Jack on the dance floor with woman, reverse, captioned 'Kai Tak Hong Kong, 1969'.
The remaining three are colour photographs of Jacks family.

Three photographs, first Jack talking to individual, blocks of flats in background, reverse captioned, 'Kai Tak Hong Kong 1970, Self and Sgt Ivor Hawkins'.
Second is of Jack with individual and building entrance in background, reverse captioned,…


Two photographs, first Jack with a group of senior officers, with line of tradesmen. Reverse captioned 'Air Marshall, air commander F.E.A.F., Hong Kong Dec 1970, Station Cmdr Air Comm Godwin, O.C. Mech eng Fl Lt Candy, C/T Tony Powell, Sgt Roy…

Two photographs, first Jack with senior officers, reverse captioned 'Get your hair cut - Sir!! Lt General Sir Richard Ward, Commander British Forces H.K.'
Second is of Jack with a group of senior officers on a formal visit, talking to a group of…
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