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A biography of Arthur Pritchard written by his daughter. It covers his training, operations and the night he was shot down. Despite speaking no French he was assisted to a hideout in Paris where he remained until Paris was liberated in August 1944.

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Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Income Tax Assessment for April 1947.
Item 2 is an aerial photo of a camp of bell tents and a marquee.
Item 3 is a Certificate of Post War Credit for £15 :3:7 issued to Homer in April 1947.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.

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The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Food Situation about food parcel delivery, Editors comments, Sport reports from the Camps, suggestions for parcel contents,…

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Eight photographs on two album pages:
Photo 1 - six women in a line, captioned 'Esther, Eileen, Monica, Betty, Maurine, Olive'.
Photo 2 - eight men in a group, captioned 'Self, John J, John M, Malcolm, Frank, Joe, Bill & Jack'.
Photo 3 - two…

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The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

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Bob Sharrock's story.He was born near Wigan, his father a coal miner. He worked locally until old enough to sign up. He trained at Lords cricket ground, Torquay then St Athan. He suffered a compressed spine during a Halifax crash. On recovery he was…

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Photo 1 is the Polish president and the Polish Army Choir.
Photo 2 is a group of civilians in a classroom.
Item 3 is a note explaining the President's visit.
Photo 4 is Mieczysław Stachiewicz having tea and cake at the reception.

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Photo 1 is the ship 'Arandora Star'.
Photo 2 are seagulls and clouds
Photo 3 is some men at the side of the ship as it is cruising along.
Photo 4 is three men in uniform on the ship.
Photo 5 is a building at the side of the river.
Photo 6 is a…

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To Hedley Madgett's parents from Jim. Sorry to hear Hedley is missing. Hopes worst fears are unfounded as many have turned up after being reported missing. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Offers deepest sympathy and hoping for good news. From Margery. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Condolence on Hedley going missing. Might yet turn up. Remembers surprise visit from Canada. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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David Wilkie was born in Edinburgh. He volunteered for the RAF and began training as a flight engineer. While training at St Athan he met his future wife, Kathleen. He was posted to 432 Squadron with a Canadian crew. He witnessed the gathering of the…

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Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

In accordance with the conditions stipulated by the donor, this item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Tony lived in South Pool before moving to Liverpool with his job in a bank. He also belonged the Air Training Corps. After about a year he decided to sign up for the Royal Air Force. His assessment and medical were at Liverpool. He was called up…

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Addressed to Rosemary Chadwick at V.P.S. Camp at Wells House School, Malvern Wells. Glad to receive arrival telegram and relaying family news. On the front a girl in pink dress in front of tree with spider and poem Little Miss Muffet.

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List of places and dates. Places include Freetown, Durban, Mombasa, Cape Town, Liverpool, Aden and others unreadable. Dates from February 1942 to November 1942

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A souvenir of the voyage and ports called with dates. There are details on the ship and a page on the history of the Royal Australian Air Force wings.

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Jack Brown Franklin grew up in Liverpool and worked in a paper merchants. He discusses Liverpool being bombed and his service in the Local Defence Volunteers. He joined the Air Force in 1941 and trained as an engine mechanic. He served with 109…

OFosterRNP545719-150816-03.pdf
Royal Air Force Notice Paper for Raymond Norman Percy Foster for six years service in the Royal Air Force.
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