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The letter is written by the mother of Jack, the flight engineer on Reg's crew. She expresses sympathy whilst they are waiting for news, hoping that sharing their grief will be some comfort.

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Jean Culkin grew up in Sunderland and worked as a tea girl and then a typist in a reserved occupation. She discusses her life and her wedding to her husband, John George Mackel Culkin. He was an apprentice at RAF Halton before becoming a fitter…

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Wonders what he was doing now and writes about his own activities, postings, courses and flying. Catches up with news of colleagues. Mentions he is going on embarkation leave but does not know where he is going, probably the Far East.

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Don’s father was Scottish and his mother came from the west coast of England. They moved to Coventry, where Don was born. When he was eight, they moved to Newcastle-on-Tyne, where his father worked in armaments. Don left school at 15 and half and…

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Ken Hayton’s father, George Stanley Hayton (Stan), worked worked for Lloyds Bank. In 1940 Stan left his post to join the Royal Air Force; Ken recalled going to Durham station to see his father off, travelling to start basic training at RAF Padgate.…

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He thanks her for her letter. Molly, his wife, has just left Shanghai. She is expected to return with Buster, their son. He has sent her a banknote to spend on chocolates.

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A street map of Colombo and an envelope for a photographic company in Newcastle.

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Two photographs, first is large group of women and SNCO's, reverse captioned 'Sgt's Mess Odiham April 1955, photographers stamp Edward Partridge, the Vandyke Studio, S. Farnborough, telephone 889'.
Second is of five men, four in overalls and flat…

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 135. F/O Sherman. 427'

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Photograph of four sergeants wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text account of navigators who had recently graduated from training. Gives names, home addresses and location of training.

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Newspaper cutting with b/w photograph of four airmen wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text states that here were two Leeds men recent graduates of navigator training in Canada, Lists airmen and addresses including K Gill.

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Four photographs on a page.
#1 is Arnold's wife, Catherine, taken in 1928.
#2 is a woman, Molly, with four children - Buster, Nancy, Cathie and Neil.
#3 is two men (Allan and Tom) with four children - Buster, Neil, Nancy and Cathie.
#2 and 3 were…

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Four airmen, all holding cigarettes, sat in front of a man with pilot's brevet standing left and Thomas standing right. Thomas has his hand on the shoulder of the man, also with pilot's brevet, sat in front of him. Thomas and the other three men have…
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