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Two versions of the same strip (b/w and colour) with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'Easton Lodge 1945 October'. Large three story house covered in ivy with bay windows and tower and turret at right end. In front ornamental…

OFryHL413129-200304-01.pdf
Included description and personal details of service, postings and dates.

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Head and shoulders image of an officer pinning wings onto an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Captioned, 'Class leader Sergeant Harold Leonard Fry receiving wings from Wing Commander A H S Gibson at training school in Canada'. Cutting from Ilford…

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Includes in memory of Acting Flight Lieutenant Harold Leonard Fry previously reported missing now presumed killed.

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Glass negative photograph of letter. Writes they had now concluded that his son had lost his life and his death had been presumed to have occurred on 29 January 1944.

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Programme for event at RAF Great Sampford

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Account of scattering ashes of Harold Dryhurst over Stansted airport. He was killed in an aircraft crash. Includes accounts of funeral and of accident.

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At the top an in-memory-of card for Louisa England who passed away 6 December 1940. Underneath a photograph of a wedding at Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh, with groom wearing RAF uniform and bride in wedding dress. They are surrounded by guests with…

MGilbertAC186764-161013-09.pdf
A brief obituary of Peter. During the war he was awarded a DFC for bravery. He was proud of his wartime record and for a time was president of his local British Legion.

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Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

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She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

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A section with a header page, seven photographs and two letters.
The first page is the header which states 'The Crew'.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Hugh Jones, captioned 'Hugh Brenton Jones - Air Gunner'.
Photo 2 is a head and…

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Photo 1 is the pilot viewed from the bomb aimer's station of a Lancaster, captioned 'Skipper settles down'.
Photo 2 is of black explosions above the clouds, captioned ' "Flak" over Gelsenkirchen.
Photo 3 is captioned 'Yank drome' and is of…

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Congratulations from staff and patients of ward 14.

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Congratulations from squadron and award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

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Left - Dovercourt Man gets GCM - part of cutting also on the right side.

Top center - crippled bomber lights full on won dog-fight. Account of enemy fighter attack on a bomber, wounding four crew and damaged aircraft. One enemy hit and the other…

SSimpsonHEW180633v10004.pdf
Contains rules of the association and personal details of Henry Simpson and receipt for subscription for 1943.

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Three pages from unidentified document with details of rank and trade.

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Asked him to provide details of his ATC service which he failed to do on enlisting in the RAFVR.

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Informs him that his son is missing in action as result of air operations 7/8 June 1944.

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Mother and daughter sitting on the promenade railings at Thorpe Bay.

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Robert and Alice walking arm in arm. Information supllied with the collection states 'Clacton 1935'

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A smartly dressed couple walking along a pavement. Behind is an ivy covered bridge.
Information supplied with the collection identifies the couple as Robert Foreshaw and Alice Maud Mary (nee Balls).

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 116. F/O Proudfoot. 427'
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