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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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Details of the funeral of Sergeant Frederick Charles Ball (1921 - 1944, 1161312 Royal Air Force) in Leicester, attended by four of the crew, including (Sir) Michael Beetham. The tragedy brought Reg and Ena closer together and they agreed not to get…

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National Registration Identity Card issued to Muriel Blake

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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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Four postcards of Leicester.
1. Midland Station and London Road.
2. Bradgate Park
3. Leicester, Old Guildhall
4. The Clock Tower.

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Neil Ramsey's account of his time at the Telecommunications Flying Unit, Defford, Worcester. The unit was divided into a defensive and an offensive section and because of his experience he was posted to the bomber section.
Various aircraft were…

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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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A letter and envelope to Dick Curnock from his mother. It is full of social news.

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A letter to Dick from his mother wishing him a happy birthday, included is domestic news.

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The letter congratulates Dick Curnoock on being promoted to warrant officer and is full of domestic news.

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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 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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Narborough Road Senior Boys' School No 1 July 1937 school magazine. Articles about school visits, a short story, school sports and activities.

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11 school reports from 1933 to 1938.

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A list of contents of a parcel being sent to Dick Curnock by his mother.

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A card issued to Dick Curnock by the Leicester branch.

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An identity card issued to Dick Curnock.

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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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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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Three certificates for his service in the Air Training Corps.

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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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The letter accompanied the gold pin Dick has purchased from the Caterpillar Club.

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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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