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ETansleyEHTansleyD420823.pdf
Thanks her for letter and comments on how lucky she is to have his brother as husband. Mentions he would be leaving current location soon and has only a little night flying to finish. Writes he will be happy to get home as he has been away so long.…

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ETansleyEHTansleyAE-D421014.pdf
Writes about leave and catches up with family matters and travel arrangements.

ETansleyEHTansleyAE420526.pdf
Writes of worrying about correspondence when one is so far away from home and continues with philosophical chat. Catches up with family news. Writes that he is in hospital with septic arm and measles. He would be out the next day but had been put…

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ETansleyEHTansleyAE411114.pdf
Writes thanking him for letters and discusses money jointly spent on sons uniform. Talks about his current location and lack of progress and thinks they are wasting their time. Speculates on the near future, Catches up with other family matters.

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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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A man wearing white jumper, trousers and boots sits holding the tiller in the back of a boat at sea. In the background a sea shore and buildings. On the reverse 'September 1951, To Penelope from Grandpa Turner with lots of love, This photo was taken…

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On the left a woman with light top and belt stands next to a man wearing suit and tie and holding an umbrella, To the left an open door and in the background parts of other houses and a lattice fence. On the reverse 'Kaye and John before we married…

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Three quarter length portrait of a man wearing jacket and tie sitting on a bench with grass bank and large building in the background. On the reverse 'John, Southsea'.

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Writes he is about to embark on a ship and there will be no mail while aboard for about 5 weeks. Destination is a mystery but he speculates about the future, Catches up with family news.

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Nora Hailey was born in Portsmouth, and then the family moved to Eastney. Before the German bombing she was evacuated to her Auntie’s in Worthing. After a few weeks nothing happened so they went back to Portsmouth. When the bombing began she and…

ADayMH171128.mp3
As her father was in the Royal Navy, Margaret attended school in Gibraltar, Portsmouth, and (after her mother’s death) Malta, before returning to Gosport in the UK when she was eleven. In 1939, she was fifteen and working for a company making soft…

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R Stubbs writes from RAF Scampton to Mr Woolgar informing him that his son has been rescued and is at the Royal Naval Hospital in Portsmouth. He advises that he will be granted leave after he has returned to the squadron.
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