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Sent to Kenneth and Vera Gill from 159 MU, RAF C.M.F. Drawing of map showing England and Italy with Spitfire.

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Left - an airmen wearing tunic and side cap standing in front a a tree and fence. Captioned 'October 1941 at Colton'.
Right - half-length image of two airmen wearing tunics and side caps outside a brick building with door. Captioned 'Outside the…

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Covers baths, treatment of parts, tests and records. On the reverse letter requesting supply of materials.

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Account of Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson's award of Distinguished Flying Cross. Notes was member of RAFVR called up at outbreak of war and trained as navigator. While on deployment his Blenheim was brought down in North Africa and he was…

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Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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From Congregational Church. Writes that they were proud of him and glad that his ability and work had been recognised.

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From Halton Congregational Sunday School. Congratulations and hopes that he would be home soon.

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To Mr and Mrs Gill good wishes.

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To Mr and Mrs Gill - congratulations wishing you every happiness for the future.

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To Pilot Officer and Mrs Gill - congratulations and very best wishes for the future.

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To K Gill - congratulations on wedding, sorry cant come. Les.

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To Pilot Officer and Mrs K Gill - congratulations and best wishes for future happiness.

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Left - A large group of airmen wearing tunics with side caps standing in two rows in front of an Anson. One officer in centre standing has a lighter uniform and peaked cap. Annotated with signatures and home towns of many of the participants.
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Addressed to Mrs V Gill, postmarked Worcester.

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Note that K Gill was first in class list at Beckett St Boys School, Dec 1933.

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Top - portrait folder with photograph on right of Ken Gill wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons and Vera Gill either side of baby boy (Derek). Captioned on left 'Derek, 3 months, 1944 (July), Ken, Grt Grandma, Grandma and Derek'…

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Covers local news and also covers news from primary department, short notices, leave calls, letter from lads and lasses including one from K Gill, cartoons, and more replies to letters.

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Sends good wished for 1942. Contains news of congregation members. In particular announces the engagement of Kenneth Gill and Vera Longden. Also notes Kenneth Gill home on leave. Letters from the boys and other church news.

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Bettie was born in Wakefield. The family moved to Doncaster when she was eleven and at 21 she joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service. While in Doncaster she helped at the YMCA café as part of the war effort and that is where she met and married…

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Betty Greenwood was born in 1926 in Belton, Lancashire; she attended Princess Mary high school was and privately educated in Paris but returned due to the threat of war. At sixteen she was offered various jobs but decided to join the Royal Observer…

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Neville Shenbanjo was born in 1945, the son of Akin Shenbanjo. Flying Officer Akin Shenbanjo DFC was born in Nigeria and served as a wireless operator / air gunner with 76 Squadron. His crew named their Halifax 'Achtung! The Black Prince' after…

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Full-length portrait photograph of John Firth wearing a jacket, shorts, long white socks and black shoes with his hand resting on an occasional wooden table. On the reverse Age 4 ½, Mrs Firth, Felma, 10NA Crescent[...], [...] 9, […,] 16x1.5-,…

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Top left a programme for grand opera house Scarborough with advertisements, folded on first item, front cover on second and inside on third.
Bottom left - Kenneth and Vera Gill arm-in-arm, man wearing tunic with sergeant rank, woman wearing skirt…
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