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Letter number 6. Short note to let them know the he and the boys are OK. Mentions he got up until mid day and had been on duty previous night and morning. Writes that he had sent laundry and mentions receiving a letter passing on an address in…

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Letter number 5. Just off duty and going to bed. Says he got up late but has had no mail from them. Stops as he is very tired.

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Letter Number 4. Short note to let them know that he and the boys are OK. Says he has just got up. Mentions he had not been to town for some days. Writes of his adopted rooster. Hopes they are keeping fit.

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Letter Number 3. Thanks them for letter and sending laundry. Mentions letter from friend who is in Naples. Says he is very busy and there is little news except that he is OK. Continues with gossip.

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Short note to say he is OK and thanks them for letter and parcels. Has temporary pen and hoping to get a better one. Mentions photographic enlargements. Continues letter when less busy. Catches up with family news and mentions upcoming leave when he…

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Writing in pencil as had lost his pen. Acknowledges receipt of letter and arrival of a parcel for which he mentions contents. Catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions upcoming leave and plans. Continues with family gossip. Writes about…

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Acknowledges receipt of letter and glad mother is feeling better. Proposes numbering his letters, this is number 1. Writes of news of crew and other gossip. Continues letter at later time and says he is in better spirits than the last time he wrote.…

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The news-sheet covers the return of prisoners of war and issues that they will face, POW letters from the Far East, Prisoners and Parliament, Camp visits by the YMCA, Prison Camps as schools of Citizenships, Next-of-kin Parcels, International Red…

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Catches up with family news. Writes of new flight and aircrew taking ground crew for a drink in Grimsby along with an amusing incident. Reminisces and thinks about after the war.

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Fay Price was nine at the outbreak of the Second World War living in Grimsby. A twin, they were the youngest of six siblings. Her memory of the start of the war was the ending of birthday parties. Her father was a fish merchant and was able to…

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Thanks her for her letter and includes details of other member of her husbands crew.

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Dorothy’s was born in Cleethorpes, her father served in the Army during the First World War. They moved to Grimsby at the outbreak of the war, when she was turning 13 years old. She recalls the bombings and having to stay in an Anderson air raid…

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Captioned 'Mother, Dad (in the uniform of superintendent of the County Police, Grimsby, Lincs.) Elsie (my younger sister) and my brother Robert. Picture taken about 1918.

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Captioned 'County Police house, Brighowgate, Grimsby, Lincs. where I lived from late 1921 until approx 1929 - 1930. this shows side of house facing offices and Court House.'

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Captioned 'County Police house, Brighowgate, Grimsby, Lincs. showing front of house on left and County Magistrates court on the right.'.

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Substantial three storey brick building on street corner, trees and bushes in the garden. Captioned 'The Pelham School, Bargate, Grimsby, my first school aged 5 to approx 9. The school was in the end of the building (ground floor). the two upper…

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Captioned 'Self between sister Elsie and mother. Leslie Robinson in the background, Elsie's husband and dog 'Boy' Photo at Police House, Grimsby, about 1928.'

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Captioned 'Mother and Dad by side of Police House, Grimsby. Date unknown.'

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Tree lined street, two storey brick houses. Captioned 'Devonshire Avenue, Grimsby where I grew up from approx 1929 - 1930 until joining the RAF in September 1941. The car on the left is in front of No 22 where I lived.'

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Captioned ''Kenwood' 22 Devonshire Ave, Grimsby, Lincs. My home from approx 1929 - 1930 to 1941. Dad bought the house new when he retired around 1930.'

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Captioned 'Self (wearing cap) with brother Robert and sister Elsie in back garden of 22 Devonshire Avenue, Grimsby. Photo about 1931.'

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Captioned 'Self with yo-yo (on a string) in back garden of 22 Devonshire Ave.'

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Captioned 'From left to right, brother Robert, sister Elsie, self, mother, Leslie (Elsie's husband). In back garden of 22 Devonshire Ave, Grimsby . Photo around 1929, 1930'

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Large three storey brick building. Captioned 'St James (Private) Secondary School, Bargate, Grimsby. This comprised class rooms, Prefects common room (arched window over porch) & headmasters office. Headmasters quarters were on top floor.'

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Single storey brick building, open space in front, trees to the right. Captioned 'St James Junior School buildings. Forms 1 to 4, playground, College Street on right, toilets on left. higher building is front of school facing Bargate, Grimsby,…
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