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Headstone for Flight lieutenant W A Colson DFM 17 December 1943. With trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Modern colour photograph of CWGC headstone for WA Colson taken by W Harrison' Additional information bout this item was kindly…

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Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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MRennisonJ[Ser#-Dob]-160224-03.pdf
An album to contain a series of cigarette cards of national importance. Shows pictures of some of the things that the government and local authorities are working out for the protection of the general public. Includes: window protection, splinter…

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Covers first aid, care of stirrup pump, war gases, organisation, duties, equipment, team drills and actions and types of bombs including incendiaries. Concludes with miscellaneous notes.

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Thanks him for his service on leaving the active list of the Royal Air Force

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Margaret was almost twelve years old at the outbreak of World War Two and living in Romford, Essex. She remembers the announcement made by Neville Chamberlain on the radio on September 3rd 1939. Margaret recounts being issued with a gas mask and how…

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List of crew and next of kin. Nest of kin addresses.

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Letter which was redirected to the Air Ministry. She writes that she has not heard from him for a few days. She writes about family and friends and her social activities. She says that his parcel arrived the previous day but that he would have to…

EWareingJWareingR440804.pdf
Sent via the air ministry. Writes that she had had no letter from him that day and then goes on to describe her activities and that she was missing him.

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Writes sending her a copy of their circulars giving full directions about sending letters and parcels to her husband, who is a prisoner of war. The also send a circular regarding the sending of parcels to prisoners of war. They request that if she…

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In reply to her letter they advise that she is in order to write to a woman residing near Le Havre and that letters of a personal or family nature or exchanging business are now permitted to liberated France without submission to them, and also that…

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Write expressing their sympathy at the news that her husband Acting Squadron Leader Robert Wareing is missing as a result of an air operation in Northern France. They continue that this does not necessarily mean he is killed or wounded and may well…

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He tells her how pleased he is to hear good news regarding her husband. He imparts all the local news, including the birth of a baby boy. Mentions flying bombs giving friends a hard time in London.

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Encloses an number of documents that she had requested.

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Writes advising her that instructions for the release of her husband’s car have been given to his former unit and that the documents for the car will be forwarded to her in due course.

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Describes events during an operation against target in France when Robert Wareing's aircraft was attached by fighters and set on fire. Four crew members were killed and four baled out. Author and one other evaded with help of French resistance,…

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Writes to let her know she was thinking of her and that she had heard the news that Bob was missing from friends the week before. She has now learned that he is a prisoner of war and conveys her relief at this news. She asks that Joan give her best…

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Says that they are pleased to hear that she has had definite news that her husband is a prisoner of war. They advise that all correspondence concerning him will now be dealt with by the Prisoners of War Department and she should write to them to…

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Acknowledges receipt of her two letters and expressing their delight that she has received news of her husband, Squadron Leader Robert Wareing. They confirm that they have verified the broadcast and that as soon as official confirmation is received…

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In response to her letter. They inform her that so far no news has been received but that if they do receive news they will contact her immediately.

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Writes forwarding her a temporary allowance application form.

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Acknowledges receipt of letter dated 11 September 1944,

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Certificate that name of Flight Lieutenant R Wareing DFC, RAFVR was published in the London Gazette as mentioned in dispatches.

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Acknowledges her letter of 24 October 44
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