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Half-length side portrait of Arthur Thomas' uncle.

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Photo 1 is the bride and groom standing outside.
Photo 2 is the bride, groom and bridesmaid.
Photo 3 is the bride, groom and two men standing outside the church.

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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To George Ellams as Officer Commanding RAF Foreness from someone in Air Ministry thanking him for hosting a visit.

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Reports Pilot Officer H Madgett DFM missing after operations 17/18 August 1943.

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Receipt for telegram to Saskatchewan for ten shillings and five pence on 20 Oct 1941. Telegram from Hedley Madgett in Swift Current Saskatchewan to parents reads '17 Oct 1941, Done solo received cable surprised no news plenty work and flying Thomas…

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Telegram stating all well and safe.

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Telegram address for parents reads 'Address Vancouver wanted 3 : days leave please cable if any or Britishcolumbia [sic], Love=Hedley'.

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Addressed to parents and says 'Letter and Telegram received many thanks please do not worry = Hedley'.

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Telegram reads 'Hut 14A Course 33 34 SFTS RAF Medicine=Hat Alberta, extremely busy only two days Xmas Love=Hedley.'

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From Medicine Hat to parents' address. Reads 'Gone solo Harvard Xmas Calgary Banff hired car wonderful scenery thanks cable many letters = Hedley Madgett'.

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Telegram from Medicine Hat address for parents. Reads 'Two parcels received many thanks having final examinations too busy to write till now = Hedley Madgett 127'.

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Telegram from Medicine Hat address for parents. Reads 'Please dont write only cable passing out 13 flying swell gone night solo = Hedley Madgett'.

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Account of Jim Copus's last operation to Frankfurt during which his 97 Squadron Lancaster was shot down by a Me 110 night fighter. Includes the task of air gunners, the engagement by the night fighter which disabled all hydraulics including those to…

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Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

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Four spitfires parked on dispersal. A fifth aircraft is parked behind with no propeller. In the background buildings. On the reverse 'Spits, Biggin Hill'

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A souvenir card of the Annual Outing of Taylor Walker & Company on the SS Royal Eagle including luncheon at "Dreamland" Margate. There is a programme of events, a menu, the toasts and music that will be played by the band.

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Signal indicating bomb jettison areas agreed with Royal Navy. On the reverse some calculations.

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On the front a photograph of the Grand Hotel above the beach with Scarborough in the background. On the reverse he thanks parents for letter and chocolate and other items. Request they send pyjamas. Speaks of weather and upcoming examinations.…

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Title 'The Sands, South Bay, Scarborough' In the foreground a beach and sea with boats and people bathing. Behind the beach the ground rises. On the left a large multistory hotel and to the right other buildings. On the reverse, addressed to his…

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Three men wearing jacket and tie and three women wearing overcoats and hats, standing in front of a biplane. In the background hangars and other people. On the reverse 'Lympne 1925, Roy, Col: The Master of Sempill, Mrs Semphill, Mary, Mrs Hinkler, Mr…

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Newspaper account of parents' receipt of Hedley Madgett's Distinguished Flying Medal who was now presumed to have lost his life during low level attack on Peenemunde on 17/18 August 1943. Describes citation including attack on Oberhausen where…

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A service diary written by Peter Hattersley covering the period from November 1930 to 24 September 1948.Initially he served in the Royal Engineers but in February 1936 he joined the RAF. It covers his training and operations including a newspaper…

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Log book for Wing Commander Peter Hattersley, covering the period 10 April 1937 to 24 September 1948. It details his flying training, operations flown and other flying duties. He was stationed at Hanworth Park, RAF Reading, RAF Netheravon, RAF Little…

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Group of people in various uniforms and formal clothing gathered in front of the port side of an Avro Anson, submitted with caption; “Pilots and navigators, weekend flyers at No. 24 Reserve Flying School, Rochester, Kent, March 1949.”)
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