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Geraldine Sadler, daughter of Joyce Bell, with her husband and her [mother, Joyce] at the IBCC memorial, Canwick. [Her mother] is in a wheelchair holding [his/her RAF/WAAF} cap.

BBryanR-MBurnsideJGBv1.pdf
Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…

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Writes that he was sitting in café in Lincoln and would remain at Wigsley for at least a fortnight. Mentions insurance policy.

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Thomas Jordan grew up in Hornsea. He hoped to be a pilot in the RAF but he did not pass the eyesight test. He trained as an armourer dealing with retrieving bombs from crashed aircraft, bomb disposal and transportation of bombs. On one such transport…

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An aerial vertical photograph of Lincoln, England. Annotated 9 Job 3423 F/5 5/7/44 Jones. Sparse cloud cover. North is towards the bottom of the picture. The centre of the city is to the left of the photograph, showing residential areas. To the top…

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He writes about their daughter Carol and mess life at RAF Wickenby.

This is the last letter he sent home. It arrived after the news of his death.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

YAdderM170573v3.pdf
Daily entries for activities in 1943. Covers, films seen, weather, training and exams, leaves, training at Bridgnorth, medical issues, war news. Posted to RAF Millom, mentions activities, leave, aircrew flying training, navigation training routes,…

SAdderM175073v10077.pdf
Letter and explanatory note. Writes while playing housey-housey (bingo) in the mess. Describes some events over Christmas including cycling 40 miles to meet Mary, going for walk and going to see a film. Describes life at his station, mentioning…

SAdderM175073v10071.pdf
Letter and explanatory note. Writes that he is now been on a squadron for a couple of weeks. Relates that being put down to fly with another crew his pilot who was flying with a different crew did not get back and was lost. Goes on to describe being…

YProbynEA1896412v2.pdf
A diary kept by Ernest up to October 1945

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Reunion dinner programmes for six different events.
Also photographs of Lincoln cathedral and a Lancaster.

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15 photographs taken during the unveiling of the memorial.
#1 and 2 are of the village sign outside the Skellingthorpe Village Hall.
#3 is a view of the memorial with the wreaths left at the ceremony.
#4 and 5 are the standards and attendees at…

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Three documents -
#1 The unveiling of a memorial at RAF Skellingthorpe recorded in the Lincolnshire Echo.
#2 is an invitation to a 40s night at the Birchwood Leisure & Community Centre.
#3 is an invitation to Ernest's wife to attend the unveiling…

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Two 83 Squadron Events.
The first is a Thanksgiving at Lincoln Minster and the second is a Dedication at Coningsby.

MScottEW188329-170406-03.pdf
Contains welcome to the club and includes tag with date, card for Flight Sergeant E W Scott, a gold caterpillar badge and envelope.

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

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Shows personal and physical details, next of kin, b/w head and shoulder photograph and fingerprint.

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Six newspaper cuttings.
Left - headlines 'Lincoln flight sergeant is prisoner of war'. Gives some details of family.
Middle, two cuttings concerning news that Scott was promoted and to his Air Training Corps Squadron that he was prisoner of war.…

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Informs her that information received through Red Cross stated that her husband was a prisoner of war.

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Confirms that her husband Flight Sergeant Eric William Scott was missing as a result of air operations. Notes he was bomb aimer on a Wellington which set off to attack marshalling yards at Maribor, Yugoslavia which failed to return. Enquiries were…

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Top - telegram from Air Ministry to Mrs E W Scott informing her that her husband is reported missing as result of air operations 21 October.
Bottom - letter of sympathy from OC 1237 Squadron Air Training Corps with regret that they learned E W Scott…
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