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MCluettAV120946-150515-31.pdf
Albert Victor Cluett's membership booklet for Lincoln branch of Royal Air Forces Association.

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Map of Birchwood section of Lincoln with runways drawn over. Also indicated are the control tower and parts of perimeter track. Taken from Air Ministry plan ref. 214/45

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On the left a reconnaissance photograph of RAF Skellingthorpe marked with runway directions and operations blocked indicated by an arrow. On the right a colour map of the Birchwood section of Lincoln with airfield boundary and runways drawn over.

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A road with shops either side runs up from the bottom. On the left a woman on a bicycle and a car parked on the right with a pedestrian on the far right. In the background on rising ground is Lincoln Cathedral.

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View looking up the street to a building across road with archway. Shops line the road with many pedestrians on pavements. In the distance two cars are proceeding up the street.

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View of Lincoln Cathedral from the west. In the foreground buildings on left and right of a square where several people are walking.

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View of the south transept and centre tower of cathedral with trees in the foreground. The south rose window is boarded up.

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Colin Atkinson was 12 at the outbreak of war and grew up in Lincolnshire. His father was a Lieutenant Colonel in the army. He worked as a trainee reporter for the local paper and served as a messenger for civil defence; his post was on the Castle…

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Gordon Atkinson lived in Flixborough, Lincolnshire. As a young boy he recalls seeing aircraft gathering over the River Humber in the evenings ready to fly out on bombing operations. In the morning he watched them come back, some with bits dropping…

MHowardI19250926-170330-04.pdf
Ration book 1953-54 issued in Lincoln serial no BB873618 to Irene Howard address in Coleby, Lincolnshire. Contains stamps for Charles Marshall Ltd, Navenby.

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MHowardI19250926-170330-05.pdf
Ration book 1953-54 issued in Lincoln serial no BB873620 to Irene Howard address in Coleby, Lincolnshire. Contains stamps for Charles Marshall Ltd, Navenby.

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MHowardI19250926-170330-06.pdf
Ration book 1953-54 issued in Lincoln serial no BB873619 to Stanley Howard, address in Coleby, Lincolnshire. Contains stamps for Charles Marshall Ltd, Navenby.

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Issue in Manchester 11 November 1946, updated to Waddington and then Coleby, Lincolnshire.

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Part of letter from Corporal Alan T Edwards at RAAF Mallala in South Australia. Writes about current posting and a recent journey when he tried to contact the Malcolm Payne's parent to deliver parcel. He also describes daily routine at his new…

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Part of letter from Corporal Alan T Edwards at RAAF Mallala writes about mutual friends and difficulty of journeying to see Malcolm Payne's parent due to lack of petrol. Mentions that he has put in for discharge.

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Informs that Royal Australian Air Force have advised that Flight Sergeant Payne was buried in the local cemetery at Court L'Evegue.

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Part of letter from Doris Payne in Australia talking about her current job flax spreading. wedding photographs and suggesting that Doris Weeks does not get them presents due to difficulty and expense in England.

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Note to Doris Weeks enclosing thank you card for the expressions of sympathy and two newspaper cuttings detailing the death of Flight Sergeant Malcolm Payne

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He writes apologising for missing her phone call, about his friends' antics and his activities. Says he is happy to have his bicycle. Ends with endearments.

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Writes of his frustration with the phone system, a little of life and declares his love.

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Starts with love talk, mentions parcel from mother and leave coming up.

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Thanks her for photograph and card and complains that he has received no parcel. Sorry he missed seeing her but had to be back at base. Flew but overran runway into hedge on landing. Ends with endearments.

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Writes about a bad operation the previous night. Explains why he could not come and see her. Hoping for 48 hour pass. Tells story about bottle of ammonia and identified an acquaintance seen with girl in local cinema.

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Writes he is tired but that they will be more comfortable in new camp. Explains he could not phone and that he had written to his mother.

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Starts with endearments and love talk and talk of pay parade. Mentions reconnaissance to Newark and has received her letter. Writes about how he now charges other to use his stuff as he is saving up. Talks of daily activities and that he has written…
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