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Some personal details of Kenneth Saw with dates of enlistment and discharge. Includes mention of award of DFM. Mustered as mechanic, then air gunner and finally u/t pilot. Ranks was flight sergeant. Includes postings including 97 Squadron.

YProbynEA1896412v2.pdf
A diary kept by Ernest up to October 1945

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A tank named 'BRADFORD' blocking the village road watched by a soldier and two local men. Behind is a second tank and the village church. On the reverse is 'Canadian Churchill tanks passing through Grendon Underwood March 1943 Operation Spartan…

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Ten men arranged in two rows. On the reverse 'Home Guard Edgcott U. Hall 1940's Tug of War Team'.

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A formal group of 34 men arranged in four rows. In the second image each man is named in a printed caption.

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Jean's stories about growing up in wartime England. Food features in her tales as do crashed RAF aircraft. She describes village life and personalities then tales about her village school.

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Hector's stories about growing up in wartime Edgcott. His family moved there in 1941 when he was 10. He covers his school life, working on his father's farm, mock fighting, playing on a bombing range, working as a cowman, tractor work, working in a…

EWadesonTEWadesonJ430408.pdf
Thanks her for letter and comments on news and asks her to trace a friend. Continues with gossip and says he wished he could get some leave but it would be a while. Continues with account of sleeping during a lecture and missing tea. Continues with…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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Original and photocopy of the same letter. Congratulates him on award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wishes him luck and early recovery from his wounds.

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BNorthGJNorthGJv1.pdf
A day by day account consisting of three parts. Part one covers his being shot down on 21 February 1945, his capture and journey to prisoner of war camp arriving 15 March 1945 including an mention that his train was bombed by Marauders. Part two…

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On the left two newspaper cuttings with announcement and details of wedding at Weston Turville. Bottom left a photograph of a single story cottage with dormer windows, a garden in front and trees behind. Captioned 'Our first home in Yewtree Cottage,…
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