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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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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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Three woman standing in a group by the balustrade of a bridge. On the right other pedestrians. In the background, the houses of parliament with the Elizabeth Tower and Big Ben. Scaffolding surrounds the tower.

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Acknowledges receipt of £26 by way of a loan on A J Turners life insurance policy. Life insurance was sum assured £100 and loan to be paid back over six months.

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First letter is notice of appointment on a short service commission of 5 years as Flying Officer in the Air Control branch. Second letter confirms arrangements and reporting instructions to RAF Biggin Hill.

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Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Offers heartfelt sympathy signed by King George.

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Recollection of Eric Horsham from his early years in Plumstead, training at Lords, Torquay, St Athans, Marston Moor then 102 Squadron at Pocklngton. On one operation they were badly damaged but made a successful forced landing at Woodbridge, assisted…

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Notes that the King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace on 4 December 1945.

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A framed montage of five photographs.
Photo 1 is a colour image of Akin standing on a street pavement, captioned 'A very dapper Dad just leaving the barber in Lisson Grove NW1, 1971'.
Photo 2 is a family group arranged in four rows, captioned 'Mass…

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Three quarter length portrait of an officer and his bride standing in a church doorway. The flight lieutenant on the left is wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbon.The brides on the right is holding his hand and is wearing wedding dress…

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Congratulations on award of Victoria Cross. Has followed ever since Cheshire was on Halifax.

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From Air Marshall Sir Douglas Evill on behalf of Chief of Air Staff congratulating Cheshire on the award of the Victoria Cross. Writes of Cheshire's record and leadership in Bomber Command.

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To Personnel Air Secretary Air Ministry. Apologises for late reply and writes that he has passed message to the squadron. Most disappointed that visit was missed and look to time when they might be more fortunate.

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From Personal Air Secretary on behalf of Secretary of State apologising for not getting to RAF Woodhall Spa due to poor weather. Hopes Sir Archibald Sinclair would visit 617 Squadron at earliest opportunity.

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To Air Ministry concerning bombing results. 700 bombs being plotted possibly undershooting. Request they must get Mosquito by next moon.

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From officer at Central Medical Establishment concerning arrangements for fitting lenses to cope with visual problems.

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To officer at Central Medical Establishment thanking him for letter stating that he will get the medical officer to complete special fitting mentioned.

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Acknowledges letter of 13 January 1944. Does not consider that blame for over payment lies with him. Asks that they confirm he actually received the money. Once confirmed he would pay the whole amount by cheque.

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Notes that Cheshire relinquished acting group captain rank on 25 October 1943 but continued to get paid for that rank until 30 November 1943. This resulted in over payment of £25 5s 8d. Goes on to discuss recovery of the money.

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From officer in Ministry of Aircraft Production. Writes that Cheshire left gloves in his office and is now sending them on.

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To officer at Ministry of Aircraft Production thanking him for returning gloves and apologising that he was unable to call on him recently after a conference.

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Thanks Palmer for invitations but cannot accept either. States not in a position to undertake holiday camp scheme. States that Gumley is an affiliated branch and no longer Cheshire's direct responsibility.

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From Air Ministry discussing Cheshire's 'Eastern Tour'. and subjects for possible lectures.
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