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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Gloucester"

A b/w postcard sketch of the inside of a pub. On the reverse is handwritten 'This is one of the many pubs in Gloucester. Went here in Feb with Ian Carpenter (Shorty)'.

Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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Letter requesting George Royall send his flying log book to the Records Office so that his claim for campaign medals can be assessed.

Apologises for sending incorrect certificate and states that the correct one had been forwarded. In addition, explains they they were unable ascertain or confirm the more specialized duties on which he was employed. Suggests how he might obtain this…

A group of soldiers arranged in five rows. On the reverse three men are named with their home town. Also 'Taken 22 June 1943 at Gloucester'.

Made out for Flight Sergeant Powell.

Gives personal details, service as an airman, commissioned service with promotions, postings including 75, 149 and 109 Squadrons, honours and awards including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, mentioned in despatches, and air…

Explaining that it was not possible to provide replacement of warrants or commendation certificates.

Top left - view down a wet town street with two story buildings either side. On the right a pub. Submitted with caption 'Coach & Horses Gloucester, 8.7.44'.
Top right - photograph removed. Captioned 'Kay Ferry, Idlicote - Shipston, 23.7.44'.

View down a wet town street with two story buildings either side. On the right a pub. Submitted with caption 'Coach & Horses Gloucester'.

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

Confirms that her husband was promoted to warrant officer with effect from 1 August 1943.


Forwards citation from London Gazette on the award of a Distinguished Flying Medal to his son Peter. Would be presented to his legal next of kin by the King.

Notes place of aircrew selection board on 10/03/43 and lists all course undertaken, promotion dates, flying times on operational aircraft and last medical board.

Reports her husband previously reported as interned had arrived safely in Gibraltar


Confirms information in their previous telegram that her husband is now reported interned from air attaché Madrid. He had arrived in Madrid.

Informs her that they had heard nothing further of her husband.

Informs her that her husband's aircraft was missing as his aircraft failed to return to base on 6 August 1941.

Letters from air secretary branch stating that commissioning parchment was being prepared. Letter from RAF Historian researcher stating that he would obtain and send on the recommendation for his Distinguished Flying Cross and also copies of all his…

Covers forwarding citation from London Gazette about award of Distinguished Flying Medal to his son.

Cover letter and certificate for mentioned in dispatches award announced in London Gazette to Leading Aircraftwoman J E K Nicholls.

Photo 1 is an outside view of Bishop Hooper's Lodging.
Photo 2 is Gloucester Cathedral, South Porch.
Photo 3 is the south transept of Gloucester Cathedral.
Photo 4 is the south transept from the west.
Photo 5 are Old Cottages where the First…

Photo 1 is Carol Thomas, Arthur Thomas' wife, taken in 1948.
Photo 2 is Mr Haytor on Banwell Hill.
Photo 3 is Banwell from the hill.
Photo 4 is Carol holding Paddy, the dog.
Photo 5 is Mr Haytor and Arthur's father with Paddy.
Photo 6 is…

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Full face portrait of a woman wearing white blouse. On the front 'A portrait by H E Jones. 75 Northgate, Gloucester'. On the reverse 'To [..], with love from your pal. Trotts'.
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