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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…

LJonesWC1852503v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for W C Jones, wireless operator, covering the period from 13 December 1943 to 23 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Madley, RAF…

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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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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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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…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-011.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers refurbishing the memorial to "The Fifty" and the construction of a replica hut 104 at Zagan., the 65th anniversary of the Great Escape, the Royal Windsor Tattoo, a POW day at High…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-017.pdf
News-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the large Canadian reunion of 1985 at Calgary, the Annual Dinner at Lords, Recco report of ex-POW activities, requests for help, Alan Bryett's lectures, the Association's AGM and annual…

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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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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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Congratulations from squadron and award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

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Announces he is back in England. Letter to follow

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

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Reporting he had been re-admitted to hospital.

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Reports he is discharged home tonight.

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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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A page from Stan's memoirs starting with the airship R101, Cobham's Flying Circus, Air Training Corps, glimpses of his service activities then ending with the 54 Maintenance Unit.

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A white, detached, shirt collar with names and addresses.

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Starting with conscription in 1942 as a flight mechanic at RAF Skegness. Working up to a flight engineer but failing as he started working at RAF Halton training as a flight mechanic, then attending a fitter course. Volunteered for the flight…
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