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States that he would like to contribute one pound to the cost of engraving chosen inscription on his son's gravestone.

Letter states that they are forwarding a photograph of his son, grave of Sergeant J R Luxton. Includes envelope, imperial war graves with complements card and receipt.

Envelope and receipt issued to Stan's father, JE Hawes, by the Imperial War Graves Commission.

Artwork drawing and description of imperial war graves commission headstones. Stamped 'Specimen Olny'.

A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

Permanent headstones with personal inscriptions were now in place. Asks if they had considered contributing to the cost of engraving personal inscriptions. Relatives were under no obligation to send a contribution unless they wished.

Description of roll of honour and asking if addressee would like to own the part of the register with the name Sergeant John Richard Davies - to fill in attached form.

The letter refers to the gravestone that will be erected for Doreen's late husband.

Recounts childhood, joining the RAF in 1938. Originally staff duties, volunteered for aircrew. Started operational flying on 226 Squadron in September 1943 as wireless operator/air gunner on B-25 at RAF Swanton Morley. Completed 43 operations. He…

The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers refurbishing the memorial to "The Fifty" and the construction of a replica hut 104 at Zagan., the 65th anniversary of the Great Escape, the Royal Windsor Tattoo, a POW day at High…

Held at Headquarters Bomber Command, High Wycombe, United Thanksgiving Service on the anniversary of the Battle of Britain.


Programme produced by HQ Bomber Command, High Wycombe, Amateur Dramatic Society. as well as details of the production it also contains advertisements for local suppliers.

An invitation to MRAF Sir Arthur Harris Memorial Dinner at RAF High Wycombe. It includes a half length portrait of Sir Arthur seated at a desk, a card with details and a typed list of attendees.

Left- newspaper cutting showing photograph of an RAF officer in uniform next to a women in wedding dress carrying bouquet.
Right - inverted air-to-air view of six Lancasters in echelon formation with clouds in background.

As her father was in the Royal Navy, Margaret attended school in Gibraltar, Portsmouth, and (after her mother’s death) Malta, before returning to Gosport in the UK when she was eleven. In 1939, she was fifteen and working for a company making soft…

Posy Clarke had an idyllic childhood in the house her parents renovated in Kingshill. They were very great friends with Air Chief Marshall Harris and his family who lived next door and who often visited for meals and drinks. Posy and Jackie Harris…

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