Browse Items (186 total)

  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Lancashire"

NSmithEA151029-030004.jpg
Account of release of two Burnely men (Ordinay Seaman G Taylor and Marine C Latham) amongst French North Africa nternees freed by American Forces. Both had been aboard HMS Manchester which was torpedoed in Mediterranean on August 13th. Tells of…

SHudsonJD755052v10005.jpg
Postcard from Douglas Hudson from a man in Tunis after he had been freed from internment. He ask for news and sends New Year wishes for 1945.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

EAshtonHWWynnK440129-0001.jpg
Prisoner of war postcard from Lieutenant H W Ashton R.E. Writing that he is sorry to hear bad news of her husband. Delayed writing as he hopes her husband may have survived. Sent from Oflag IX A/Z.

EWynnIAWynnK420822-0001.jpg
Writes he is off on a trip and not to write until she hears from him.

PBainA1809.jpg
Formal photograph of 22 WAAFs in three rows, row of houses, hotel and larger building in background. Isabel Aitcheson fourth from right in front row. On the reverse all are named and 'Morecambe 5/10/42'.

PChadwickR19020080.jpg
Wings and fuselage framework of aircraft in workshop. Engine mounted at right side. Two men working behind starboard wing and others, including one standing in doorway, in the background. Four men working at bench on right side. On the reverse…

LGomersalO139719v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…

EAirMinWynnK431130.jpg
Opened envelope with Air Ministry RAF Form 2002.C and Glyn, Mills and Co markings.

PChadwickR19010033.jpg
Aircraft parked in a field with five mounted policemen in front. Behind are other policemen and spectators behind rope On the reverse 'A V Roe regarded this as first successful aircraft, first flown 8 May 1912, flown to old Trafford June 1912, Vital,…

BHollisANHollisANv1.pdf
Second page has colour photograph of Arthur Hollis, wearing blazer with medals, standing in a field at an event. Narrative covers early life in Hornchurch and Carshalton including schooling and hospital admissions. Writes of Dulwich College studies…

MCattyMA164193-180822-010001.jpg
A certificate issued to Martin Catty stating he was inoculated against yellow fever.

PChadwickR19030015.jpg
A man wearing dark suit and hat standing by the rear cockpit of a single engine, two set biplane registration K.3189.The aircraft in rear quarter is parked in a field. On the reverse 'Arthur Ainsworth, works manager Woodford with Tutor K3189 with…

PChadwickR19030024.jpg
A man wearing suit and tie and hat standing by the port lower wing of a single engine biplane parked on grass. Aircraft from front quarter view, registration K3189. Trees in the background. On the reverse 'Arthur Ainsworth, the works manager at…

MPhillipsCR151843-151002-01.jpg
Captain Flying Officer Charles Ronald Phillips and list of crew and next of kin.

EWithersKSWhiteheadT[Date]-01.jpg
Congratulates him on safe arrival home and encloses a cheque from welcome fund.

EAmpthillMWynnK430729.jpg
They advise her not to correspond to her husband until it is established whether he is a prisoner of war.

EAirMinWynnK440517.jpg
Gives details of the outturn of service estate of the late Pilot Officer I A Wynn and total was £40 9s 11d. Payable order would be sent in a few days.

E[Name]MWilsonJH440713-0001.jpg
Letter from Margaret, girl friend of crew member Sergeant K G Francis's, to Mrs Wilson writing of her sympathy for Mrs Wilson’s husband and his crew who have been reported missing.

EVariousWilsonJHVarious-010001.jpg
Letter from Wing Commander Lockhart informs her that her husband Squadron Leader C H Wilson was missing from air operation to Nuremberg on 30/31 March 1944. Crew had wide operational experience and hope that are safe but it will take a few weeks to…

SWynnIA146838v10003-0001.jpg
Informs her that a war gratuity was payable in respect of Ian Wynn's service.

EEcclesMMadgettLR440730-0001.jpg
From Marjorie Eccles stateing that her brother Warrant Officer Lucien Eccles was killed on 15 July 1944 was a great friend of Hedley Madgett and had spoken of him often. She had learned from another friends relation that Hedley had been missing since…

ERAFBFWynnK431029-0001.jpg
Thanks her for return of completed forms and notes she would like help with school fees. Suggests they would be happy to do this and request she reapplies later in year. Notes that son will be eligible for a £50 education grant from age eight and…

ERusselFWynnK431031-0001.jpg
Mrs Russel assumes that Mrs Wynn has no news and writes about her other two sons who are serving and tells Mrs Wynn to keep hoping.

ERusselFWynnK4312117-0001.jpg
Florence is upset that her son Gordon and Mrs Wynn’s husband are now presumed dead. Goes on to write about financial help from RAF Benevolent Fund. Catches up with family news and of other acquaintances including one who died in Japanese prisoner…

E[Author]WilsonJH440408-0001.jpg
Letter to Mrs J. H. Wilson from 7 Squadron enclosing a list of next of kin for her husband’s crew and requesting confirmation of her address.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2