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Reg advises that his new home is Offlag VIIB. He sounds upbeat after receiving half a Christmas parcel.

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This is his first letter from a prisoner of war camp. He is well and includes a list of items to be sent via the Red Cross.

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A postcard from Reg to his parents advising them that he is well in Dulag Luft.

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A postcard from Reg to his parents.

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A postcard of the rail tracks leading into a tunnel. It is addressed to Reg's parents. He is travelling by train to Brandon, Manitoba.

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A postcard of Niagara Falls from Reg to his parents.

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A letter about Reg's personal effects including an inventory.

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The letter refers to the disposal of Reg's personal effects.

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The letter is written by William McEwan [indecipherable] expressing sympathy about the news of Reg.

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The letter advises that now that he is known to be a prisoner of war then the proper paperwork will be forwarded to Germany.

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Two postcards sent to Reg's home address. The first states that she heard Reg was listed as a prisoner of war and was safe and well. The second also gives his service number.

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The letter advises Mrs Wilson that her son is officially reported as missing. It explains the payments that will be made and when they will end.

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The letter advises Reg's father that £5 8 shillings are being deducted from his son's pay to reimburse Germany in case they pay him his arrears.

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The letter advises that Reg has been commissioned as an officer and arrangements need to be put in place to receive his salary.

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A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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He apologises for hot having written sooner. Bessie, his sister, is about to get married and he is not happy about that. He describes a little about his training.

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Notifying that the log book of Flight Sergeant Flannigan J has been forwarded to her by registered post.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Top left - view across lake of building in far distance. Captioned 'Lake in grounds of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, 10.6.44'.
Top left - view across field of trees and building in the distance. Captioned 'Boxted Hall from main road, Essex,…

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Crew brought crippled bomber home from operation to Cologne. Brief description of damage to aircraft and recovery to base. Three members of crew received awards including DFC for pilot Thomas Mahaddie DSO AFC who was awarded his fourth decoration the…

LStapleyVA175092v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for Victor Stapley, flight engineer. Covers two periods; training and operations 18 January 1944 to 2 July 1944 and post-war service in Flying Control from 19 September 1945…

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-10.pdf
An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

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Account of return from an operation to Westkapelle when they flew over authors father's farm and local village where they threw out window.
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