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Drawing of room inside brick hut, In the fore foreground four tables with various objects. Towards the back more tables and notification board on back wall. Left side wall has windows with radiators under. Right wall has window high up an large…

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Three articles in the same document. The first 'About the contributor Eileen Pickering nee Gascoyne' describes early life, growing up as well as describing parents, school and success at swimming. The second article 'A story of her work at Bletchley…

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C F Turner’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 27 December 1943 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as rear air gunner. He was stationed at SAAF Port Alfred (43 Air School), RAF Little Horwood and RAF…

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Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…

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Mentions 9th anniversary of engagement and that he had booked table for two at the Bull Hotel, Gerrards Cross, Request she book taxi and ring to confirm arrangements. Envelope with "Mrs Valentine" and diagram.

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To Mr Floyd, father of Philip Floyd, mentioning that he was his son's navigator and that he had recently discovered Mr Loyd's address. Expresses concern that he might upset Mr Floyd. Provides description of their last operation on 1000 bomber attack…

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For W/O Valentine J R M, ex prisoner of war. Gives medical classification, dates for 19 days leave and orders to report to regional hospital Cosford.

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Reports he is discharged home tonight.

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Reporting he had been re-admitted to hospital.

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Announcing that he would be discharged from hospital and home Friday.

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To wife Ursula. Announces convalescing from diphtheria, detained in RAF Hospital Wroughton. Allowed visitors daily after midday, longing to see you. On the reverse train times.

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Announces he is back in England. Letter to follow

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Announces that camp has been liberated but only one third of prisoners were still there. He had been able to stay behind as he was in sick bay recovering from diphtheria. He was over illnes but does not know when he will be back in Britain.

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Writes she is confined to house to stop spending money, Reports on daily activities. Daughter Frances also signed letter with xxs.

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Reports safe arrival back at home where all is well. Brief comment on financial affairs and that they had a lovely weekend.

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Short letter thanking him for his. No time to write as off to get hair permed. Suggest he gets proof of being prisoner of war from adjutant and contact Civilian Advice Bureau before going on holiday.

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Short letter, nothing to report: off to catch bus to go shopping.

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Quick letter as going off to daughter's dance class. Thanks for previous letter and comments on poor weather and her health.

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Notes that they will forward his flying log book.

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Writes that she is still concerned with daughter being unwell and describes daily activities including sending her to bed. Concern over possibility of whooping cough. Mentions listening to radio and days post electricity bill for £3.4.11,

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Thanks him for his latest letter card and relates tale of 2-way adapter. Discusses what they will get with gift record token and mentions her family's tax affairs. Continues to relate her and their daughter's activities including baking cakes for a…

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Writes of visit from knife sharpener/china riveter man and delivery of crazy paving. Goes on with other domestic matters and daughter's activities. Continues with another visit by china riveter, thanks him for his letter and encourages him to see MO.…

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Writes that his latest letter was a pleasant surprise and she was glad he got a seat on the train back. Mentions she went out on SSAFA business and other activities. Concludes with news of children's ballet that she hopes to get tickets for and also…

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Writes of her daily activities including her investigation of local maternity nursing home. Mentions sending off eight letters and SSAFA jobs. Writes of receiving wedding anniversary congratulatory telegram and hopes that he will be home again soon…

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Writes that packing is done and that she has decided not to take a doll she made for daughter which she will save as a present to celebrate his return. Mentions recent mail and that she is feeling unwell. Concludes with description of activities and…
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