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A programme and menu relating to the 1950 reunion of 12 Squadron personnel held in the Lord Raglan hotel, London.

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The telegram reports Roy Ellis is missing.

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The letter reports that Doreen's husband is missing on an operation against Munchen. Included is a sheet with advice regarding publication of details of the circumstances of a casualty.

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The letter advises Doreen that he husband is missing in action. The possibility that he husband may have escaped or taken prisoner is mentioned.

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The first letter is from the Air Ministry and is in response to a request to return her husband's bicycle.
The second letter is a reply to a request to send a last letter from her husband.

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Request for any alterations to Whos' Who entry for Maurice Edwards, Chaplain in Chief Royal Air Force, Joyce Donaldson's father.

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Describes events during an operation to support the Normandy troops 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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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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A padre thanks David for a very good evening at a dance. He and Chaplain-in-Chief were impressed by spirit of friendship. Wishes family well for Christmas.

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Second page has colour photograph of Arthur Hollis, wearing blazer with medals, standing in a field at an event. Narrative covers early life in Hornchurch and Carshalton including schooling and hospital admissions. Writes of Dulwich College studies…

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Certification of the death of 649384, Sergeant Ivor Roderick Fraser missing believed killed 8 September 1941.

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Certifies that Roy Jackson RAFVR was missing and presumed to have lost his life on 23 June 1943 as a result of air operations.

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Contains addresses in London and one in Stalag XXB Germany. Entries for bithdays, maths, fire watching, dancing classes, holidays, fractured arm 15 September and hospital appointments September and October, fire guard.

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Contains personal information, address and telephone numbers of acquaintances. Entries for registered for RAF 9 Jan 43, fireguard duty days, swimming, medical appointment, passed selection board for Air Gunner 26 MaR 43,Holiday dates, call up papers…

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Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

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Informs him that he is no longer liable to recall to service with the Royal Air Force. He would be required to relinquish his commission. Second page has extract from Queen's regulations.

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Thnks her for recent letter. Regrets that the Madgetts are going through the same thing a she has just done but hopes it will have a happy ending. Relates her experience with her son reported missing while others in his crew were reported killed. She…

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Three annotated items:

Item 1 : Photograph of air raid shelter with pets
caption 1 'Air Raid Shelter constructed by a firm called "Troy" in 1938. Left [undecipherable] It was 16' deep with a poisen [sic] gas free escape hatch…

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Writes of his recent activities and business dealings.

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Concerns financial matters for Hedley Madgett's estate.

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AC Hill writes to his sister from Egypt about photographs that he sent and girls at his sister's work.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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He expresses regret that he missed his sister's wedding and looks forward to seeing her when he gets back.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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Rita’s late husband was Flight Lieutenant Edward Brooks DFC, DFM. He was in the Home Guard before he enlisted with the Royal Air Force in February 1941, and sometime later went to RAF Uxbridge. Following his training at Blackpool the recruits…
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