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Set of contact prints of head and shoulders portraits of young daughter Frances Valentine wearing checked dress and holding stuffed lamb toy. On the reverse "To W/O J R M Valentine, British P/W No 450. Stalag Luft III, Lager A Germany, From Mrs…

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Number 152-9. Received tobacco parcel but wishes he could have parcel from her, nothing for nine months and supplies running low. Not enjoying promotion as only for time served. Requests photos of Frances and new home. Still slaving away with violin.

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

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Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…

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Two storey brick house with tiled roof. The front garden has a large tree and wooden fence. A man with hat and jacket is standing in the garden, next to a seated woman.

Identified from #18435 as a later photograph of Upper Barn Farmhouse.

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Two-storey brick house with tiled roof. In front bushes and wooden fence. In the centre behind the fence a woman waving. To the right a man in boater hat, further to the right two children. From costumes in photograph probably dating to early 1900s.…

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Map plan of RAF Westcott showing airfield / runways, dispersals, bomb store area, various facilities sites and Westcott village area. Top right off the end of runway just beyond a road marked A41 is an aircraft symbol annotated 'Lancaster overshoot,…

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Left- newspaper cutting showing photograph of an RAF officer in uniform next to a women in wedding dress carrying bouquet captioned 'Goodwill Flyer marries. Wing Commander A.J.L. Craig and Miss Mary Stanley Smith, of High Wycombe, after their…

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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Four lines of boys doing physical jerks. To the right and instructor standing on his own. Image is double exposed with faint image of buildings. Reported as Stowe school.

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Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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First page records three flights 8/14/19 August 1945 in Lancaster as duty rear gunner. Page two records operation to Duisburg 21 February 1945 'missing' and repatriation flights in C-47 and Lancaster on 8 May 1945. Page three records flight to Berlin…

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Left page.

Top left - Two swans in water at riverside. Captioned 'Swans'

Top right - Joy Dawson sitting on a fence on the riverbank. In the background trees line the bank and a church. Captioned 'The feeder of'.

Bottom left - Joy Dawson…

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Left page.

Top left - Stephen and Joy Dawson in centre of wedding photograph of nine people in front of church door. Captioned 'Most important half'.

Top right - Stephen and Joy Dawson stand in front of wedding party photograph of group in…

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86 Halton apprentices wearing tunics and peaked caps in five rows in front of a building with at least two stories. Captioned '38 Entry B Squadron No 2 Wing RAF Halton, takne April 1938. Ken Hicks row 4, 5 from the right'.

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The men are arranged in three rows. Roy Briggs is 2nd on the left in the second row. on the reverse 'Taken 29-6-42 at Halton',

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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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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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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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