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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Grimsby"

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Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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St James' school prefects 1935, names on the reverse, captioned 'St James prefects 1935.'

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Single storey brick and wooden buildings around open space. Captioned 'St James Senior School. Assembly hall on the left, building housing 4th, 5th & 6th forms (6th on the right side) Wooden Cloak Room, Toilets, Playground.'

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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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Large brick building on tree-lined street, captioned 'View of St James Secondary (Private) school, taken from College Street ie side of school. this was my academic abode from about 1929 to 1938.'

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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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Six individuals and five cropped heads, standing in front of wooden building, captioned 'Some 6th form members St James 1935, with backs to Tuck Shop, Left to right ? Self, Dennis Walmsley (my best friend), Jim Sullivan, Maurice Evans, Douglas…

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Account of wartime service of Charles Reginald Jaques who joined the Royal Air Force in 1941 despite being in a reserved occupation. Includes training as a navigator in Canada and Great Britain, his commission, posting to 103 Squadron at Royal Air…

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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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Mentions formation of Pathfinder force. Gee, pulse phasing radar, new compasses. Continues with short note of H2S, OBOE. Lists locations and RAF stations.

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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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Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

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A letter to the mother of Alex Peadon informing her that her son is missing after an operation to Munchen-Gladbach. The letter includes a list of six fellow crew members.

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

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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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He thanks them for their letters. He has arranged leave over Christmas. He has been awarded a 1939-45 Star.

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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 7. Writes he has been in bed all day resting after duties of the night. Says he and the boys are all OK. Had not been to town since last Wednesday. Thanks them for their letter but is concerned they would not get this one from him due…
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