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Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

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Writes of digging a small patch of land as garden and discusses what he has planted. Mentions going to a play and that he does not get lonely as he has so many pleasant memories of her. Asks after friends and says two more boys from Scunthorpe had…

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Article about Scunthorpe double DFC baling out from blazing plane. Relates how news was passed by French woman in a letter to a Canadian who posted it to Mrs Wareing. Robert Wareing was in hospital with burns but was getting better.

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Welcome home to Squadron Leader Robert Wareing DFC and Bar after several months in German hands. With head and shoulders photograph.

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Pilot Officer Robert Wareing awarded DFC for his part in attack on Brest harbour. His was one of four crews who volunteered. Scharnhorst and Gneisenau were in the harbour but was not known if they were damaged.

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Letter describing Robert's aircraft being shot down, baling out, suffering burns and now a prisoner of war. Yeoman states he was given the letter by a woman when he entered Fecamp.

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Writes thanking her for her letter and enclosing a copy of a letter which he had written to the Air Ministry.

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He writes that he was delighted to receive the good news regarding her husband and that the Group Captain also sends his good wishes. He regrets that he is unable to provide her with her husband’s log book as that is the property of the Air…

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He writes thanking her for her letter and regretting that there is no further news of her husband and is unable to provide any information on the target of his operations. He hopes that good news will come soon.

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Sent from France describing how his aircraft was shot down by a fighter, caught fire and he baled out. He was burned but treated by a French doctor. He was in hospital near Le Havre.

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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…

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She writes that she is sorry to hear he have been feeling tired and is in need of a long rest which he should get on his next leave. She is sunbathing whilst writing and has the following day off from work. She mentions family and friends and asks…

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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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She writes that she has been unable to get any replies to her letters concerning her husband’s car documents, held by the Air Ministry, and which she needs in order to get the car moved back home. She has been advised that the repairs to the car…

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Writes enquiring as to whether or not she needs a licence to remove her husband’s, who is a prisoner of war in Germany, car from Market Harborough to Scunthorpe or if there is a special permit she can use.

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Writes making enquiries with regard to moving her husband’s Austin 7 car from Market Harborough to Scunthorpe. She is requesting 5 gallons of petrol to move the car and is happy to send further evidence if required.

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Writes requesting help in removing a car from Market Harborough having just received the necessary documents. She understands that petrol coupons will be forthcoming from her husband’s previous station and asks that they be issued to the value of 5…

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Writes on behalf of a local French farmer who is being ostracised for not hiding Robert after he parachuted onto the farmers land. She also asks Robert for his views on the situation.

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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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Refers to her husband’s personal effects and asking if a Gladstone bag with the initials J.K.O. was with them. They had received a letter from the mother of Flight Sergeant Campbell who was enquiring as the whereabouts of this bag as it belonged to…

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Writes thanking them for their letter and telegram on the day of her wedding. She recounts aspects of the wedding and people who attended with regard to their connection with Robert. She describes her new location and also gives news of the doctor…

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She writes expressing how glad she was to hear of Robert’s liberation and homecoming. Continues with comments on how Robert was treated by the Germans and how awful prisoner of war camps were. She asks some other questions and talks a little about…

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Glad to hear Joan's husband is comparatively comfortable and safe in prisoner of war camp and that she was hoping to send clothes parcels. Mentions receiving letters from families of crew members who were killed. Goes on to thank Joan for telling her…
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