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LBoltonJD67631v2.pdf
Pilots log book for John Derek Bolton, covering the period from 17 March 1946 to 14 June 1947. Detailing his civilian flying duties. He was based at Heathrow, Kenley and Redhill. Aircraft flown were, Cambridge Sailplane, Kite 1 Sailplane, Lancaster,…

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Trafalgar Square full of people celebrating the end of the war in Europe. On the reverse 'V13146 VE Day Trafalgar Square 1945'

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Harry writes to Jessie telling her of elements of his service life & duties including navigating a Hampden from Finningley to Hendon, and his input to their domestic life.

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A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

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A compliments slip addressed to David Geach from his Commanding Officer

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A registered letter envelop addressed to David Geach from RAF Witchford

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The telegram advises David Geach's father that his son is missing.

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The telegram advises Miss Ross that the International Red Cross have confirmed that David Geach is a prisoner of war.

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The telegram informs David's father that his son has been liberated from being a prisoner of war.

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Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

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An envelope addressed to the parents of David Geach from the Air Ministry

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The letter to David Geach's parents expresses sadness that he is missing. The Chaplain offers his sympathy.

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A letter to David Geach's father advising him that they his son's personal effects. It includes an inventory of the items.

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A card signed by David advising his parents that he had returned to UK. The card was pre-printed by the Salvation Army.

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A letter of sympathy from the Air Ministry to David Geach's father expressing regret that his son is missing during operations.

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The telegram is written to David Geach's father and confirms via the International Red Cross that he has been taken prisoner.

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The telegram to David Geach's father advises him his son was included in a German broadcast saying he had been taken as a prisoner of war.

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A letter written by David Geach's Wing Commander to David's father in reply to a request for his belongings. Also included are the front and reverse of a telegram envelope.

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A letter to David Geach's father advising him that his son is missing in action. The letter is signed by his Wing Commander. Included is a list of crew members and their addresses.

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Tells of early life in London, joining the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force in 1941 and training as a driver. Relates experiences at RAF Scampton and then with 57 Squadron as a tractor driver pulling bomb trolleys. Subsequently went to East Kirkby.…

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Birth certificate for Albion John Turner from Portsmouth district born 6 October 1911, registered 9 October 1911. Copy dated 4 October 1937.

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Letter informing her that her late husband was buried in section D, grave no, 268 in Wilhelmshaven cemetery on 13 September 1939.

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Air-to-air shots of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over London for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

Photo 1 - Lancaster flanked by Spitfires over the Thames. The Houses of Parliament and London Eye are visible…

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A man wearing a suit stands between two girls by the balustrade of a bridge. In the background, the Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben and part of the Palace of Westminster.
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