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A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock for passing the Aircrew syllabus.

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Five certificates awarded to Ivor in June and July 1942.

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The letter thanks Dick Curnock for sending photographs and a letter. He describes a short holiday in Manchester and discusses prices of meals, drinks and taxis.

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Congratulates him receiving a well deserved award. Writes of passing on the news and talking to his parents.

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11 school reports from 1933 to 1938.

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In reply to information that she was engaged to Bill and stating that she was old enough to make up her own mind. Catches up with family news.

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Request that Harold Wakefield report to the Leicester recruiting centre on 9 January 1942. Gives instructions on what to bring and advises that he might not be required for immediate service.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about his lack of operations recently. Mentions daily life and pastimes with his crew members in Leicester. He is concerned about how close the Japanese forces are getting to his father’s location.

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In the log Dick Curnock recorded crew and friends names and addresses, an obituary of Ginge Wheeldon who was shot by a Typhoon whilst on a march, cartoons, sketches of aircraft, dates of letters received and samples of window.

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The first letter asks for his Caterpillar club pin and is dated 26/11/45. The second letter asks to purchase a gold pin, and is dated 23/1/47.

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Sends congratulations on Harold Wakefield's award of Distinguished Flying Cross which author had seen in the papers. Catches up with and other family news.

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The letter acknowledges Dick Curnock's confinement address.

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Air gunners log book for Alexander Lamb covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 24 June 1947. Detailing his flying training and operations flown and it also contains photographs of aircraft and some RAF certificates. He was stationed at RAF Stormy…

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The letter asks Dick Curnock to send his logbook or details in order that his claim for campaign medals can be assessed.

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The letter accompanies Dick Curnock's log book which has been used to assess his entitlement to campaign stars.

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Writes about the issue of the 1939-45 star which he and his crew had received. Relates that he had to bale out after his aircraft had been in collision with a Halifax. mentions damage received and describes crew abandoning the aircraft. Goes on to…

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Writes that he is fit and well after having done six operations and describes some of them. Mentions their usual bomb load. Relates that a fighter had attacked a Halifax just behind them. Mentions eating eggs and bacon before and after operations.…

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Writes about operations to Hanover and Mannheim. Describes fires after attacks, poor German defences and German fighter attacks. Offers some sympathy to Germans on the ground and describes a fighter attacking them. Describes their first trip to…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Muriel Blake. On the reverse 'Age 19'. and 'John Burton & Sons, 65, Evington Road, Leicester 133996'

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A programme for the event being held at the Royal Hotel, Leicester. It includes the menu, the list of speakers and space for autographs.

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A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock on his First Communion.

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Mentions Pilot Officer Harry Charles Tabony and Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield.

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John's medical grade card. Grade one.

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A head and shoulders photograph of Ivor mounted on a display card. The photographer is printed on the reverse 'Midland Camera Co Ltd, Leicester'.
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