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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Hertfordshire"

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Letter telling of journey and offering many endearments and loving comments.

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Details of data for routes Spalding to Broxbourne to Norwich area: giving tracks, distances, courses, groundspeed and times.

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Catches up with news after recent meeting and thanks him for posting on letters. Writes about cost of sending his bicycle by train and explains why it is essential in his current location. Catches up with gossip and his activities and flying.…

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Requests caterpillar badges for himself and his crew after they baled out on night of 24 December 1944.

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Contains welcome to the club and includes tag with date, card for Flight Sergeant E W Scott, a gold caterpillar badge and envelope.

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Reminisces about pre-war and early war days as a schoolboy in Lewisham. Recalls events at the beginning of the war. Includes photographs of aircraft and naval ships. Continues with history of events through the war's early years including…

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Reports arrival of her previous letters and says he is now stationed in Hertfordshire a few miles from Royston. States that the Americans had left the place in a mess. Writes about Australian cricket side's scores and performance. Gives address of…

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Sending him his caterpillar badge.

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Register in Hemel Hempstead born 14 November 1921.

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Account of Evelyn Payne who lost her brother over Stuttgart but made new friends in Allgau. Relates brother lost as member of Lancaster crew on 28 January 1945. States that only many years later did family learn of the circumstances under which he…

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Describes crash of HS-125 in which Harold Dryhurst was killed.

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Comments on her joining the service, Continues with news of acquaintance and general banter about her. Hopes to be home for her 21st. Mentions strict censorship.

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Writes that there had been no letters from home and he had celebrated his second anniversary. Looking forward to getting back to England.

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First correspondence to someone he knew but forgot her surname. Notes he landed in his unfortunate predicament. Hopes she still has his photograph and that he might see her soon.

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Asks how she is getting on and mentions that are void of food parcels. Says his letters are boring but they are controlled by emotions.

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Thanks her for her letters and says he is fit and well. Asks if she would like to be his pin up girl and ask for photographs.

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Writes of recent entertainment and the weather. Continues with description of crafts and fun fair. Mentions friends visiting, that he has convalesced and he has taken up Spanish.

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Say that they are delighted to know that Bob is safe and wish him a speedy return. Passes on other news and gossip. Ask if she has had any other news.

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Tells of how pleased they were to hear that Bob is safe, and that a rocket bomb dropped a short distance from school. Also, of the play that is being rehearsed.

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Thanks him for letter and congratulates him on his escape. Encloses a letter of recommendation for Jack's commission. Mentions that he is very busy in the Middle East.

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Top left - view along Pipers Hill towards Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead, St John the Baptist church is centre right.
Top right two houses with shrubbery in front.
Centre middle - trees.
Bottom left - St John the Baptist, Pipers Hill, Great…

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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…

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Previously reported missing now presumed to have been killed. Gives other personal details. Includes head and shoulders portrait of man in flying jacket.

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Informs her that further investigation by the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service had located her husbands place of burial at Heidenau. Informs her that all fallen would be transferred to specially selected military cemeteries and…
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