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Four aircrew on top of a 50 Squadron Lancaster wing. There are holes in the top of wing.
Captioned between pages 39-40 of 1956 Memoir '[Underlined] Bradwell [\Underlined] After Hamburg 1942, showing self, P/O Power, Sgt Wilson, Sgt Conner. Both…

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Four aircrew sitting on wing. Captioned between pages 38-39 of 1956 Memoir 'Sgt Alan Conner, F/O Power,Self, Sgt Wilson, Taken after crash landing. “Bradwell Bay”. After Hamburg raid 9th November 1942, Wireless operator Sgt Lew Austin R.A.A.F.…

LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

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Leslie's Stores, Southend, where Harry Redgrave worked pre-war.
Photograph 1 is the exterior with a 1938/39 Austin 10/4 delivery van parked outside. Leslie's Stores are described as a 'Free Full Off Licence' and address given on van as 5…

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A view of Harry and Jessie's bungalow 'Redwood' in Southend.

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A letter advising Jessie that no action would be taken on the general rate arrears for the house 'Redwood'.

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Concerning the sale of "Redwood", Oaken Grange Drive, requesting she sign the enclosed contract.

YRedgraveJM743047v2.pdf
A diary kept by Jessie Redgrave during 1939 with detailed daily entries on her life.

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YRedgraveJM743047v1.pdf
Diary kept by Jessie Redgrave with detailed daily entries on her life.

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Pass issued to Leading Aircraftsman Harry Redgrave in 1939. In pencil is annotated 'Thurs 3 Fri 10 Sun 3'.

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A souvenir card of the Annual Outing of Taylor Walker & Company on the SS Royal Eagle including luncheon at "Dreamland" Margate. There is a programme of events, a menu, the toasts and music that will be played by the band.

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An invitation issued to Harry Redgrave and his wife to attend a day trip on the SS Royal Eagle, to Margate and back.

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A receipt from R A Jones & Sons Ltd for a wrist watch valued at £3-3-0. The bill-head includes a line-drawing of R A Jones' shop premises at 76 & 78 High Street, Southend.

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A licence issued to Harry Redgrave

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A memoriam card printed on the death of Henry Redgrave's father giving the place of his burial.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about his trip to Dorchester and Southend, seeing various family members and checking up on their bungalow, coming back on his motorcycle. Also mentions moving to a new station and hoping…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including his medical exam and moving accommodation. He refers to the bombing in Southend and Sheerness and warns Jessie about the danger from shrapnel.

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Letter to Pamela from Nanny Redgrave. She praises Pamela for gaining her scholarship and writes about life in Southend.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

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One-page typed letter and invoice to Mrs Redgrave from W Beecroft. The documents refer to the sale of 'Redwood' in Southend, after her husband Harry’s death.

[1]DAVID AND THE RAF2 (2).pdf
Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

AWilliamsVD170403.mp3
Vivian Williams was born in Wales but began working in engineering in London. After serving in the Territorial Army in a searchlight unit, he volunteered for Air Force and trained as a flight mechanic. He discusses his recruitment, training and…

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Thanks her for letter and states that Rose has contacted Red Cross office who have had no news. Writes about state of Chelmsford and catches up with family news. Mentions lack of sleep due to generally getting two sirens a night.

LBattyPH220759v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s, flight engineer’s for Philip Batty, wireless operator, covering the period from 7 February 1944 to 31 October 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war flying and instructor…
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