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Discusses family finances. News of a movements of a mutual friend (Lavender – their daughter's godmother).

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Christmas card with seasons greetings and writes of life in India including sports and drill. Catches up with family news.

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Written from school; mentions limit on letters and censor. Goes on to describe recent activities.

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Written from school; wishes David happy birthday and congratulations on expecting a baby. Offers some banter about prospective child. Commiserates over David's health and writes about what Norman's plans and ambitions for service in the air force.…

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Writes of visiting future parents-in-law and about and about author's new location. Catches up with news of acquaintances.

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Written from Charterhouse wishing his father a happy birthday and asking if his present is satisfactory. He continues with comments on weather and school. Asks permission to buy a scarf. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by…

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Writes about scarf, laundry and bicycle clips. Catches up with family and acquaintance news.

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Relates trip to London and describes show at the Palladium and tea at the Canadian Beaver Club. Mentions some damage to buildings in London. Writes that that he has found an old toy engine at his billet for his son David. Talks of troops scheduled…

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He is cross about his telegram going missing and he asks his wife to try and sort it out so that he can get his 9d back.

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Catches up with family and writes of going to pictures. Mentions weather and snow. Comments on the work he has done and talks about life on the station. Mentions importance of his work on engines. Says he is off to French class.

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He writes that he has returned back to camp and starts work in the morning.

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Gwyn Price was living a rural lifestyle until he volunteered for the RAF. His dream was to train as an RAF pilot but since there was a surplus of pilots he chose to train instead as a flight engineer. On operations Gwyn observed the surreal feeling…

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Letter from mother of pilot of Ian Wynn's aircraft, Squadron Leader P R Turgel. Hopes that they will share any information that they get about the crew. Writes that the only information they have is that two members of the crew are reported killed,…

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1. Title 'To lead wing at 21'. Relates to wartime history of Wing Commander Paddy Finucane. Handwritten note explains his death and that Ian Wynn was his engineer. 2. Title 'Brought Together'. Relates the meeting of Kathleen Harvey and Kathleen Wynn…

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Thanks her for her letter and includes details of other member of her husbands crew.

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Diary commences on joining Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 3 October 1940 and training at Babbacombe, Newquay and passing out as an aircraft fitter. Posting to RAF Kenley 6 January 1942 and association with fighter pilots Bluey Truscott, Paddy…

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Ceremony at the Royal Air Force memorial at Runymede. Airmen line the path up to the memorial with servicemen and civilians sitting behind on both sides.

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Letter to Mrs Wilson, wife of captain, from mother of Frank Fuller, rear gunner on the crew. Crew did not return from operations on 30/31 March Hoping for news. Will write if they hear anything.

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Top, a photograph of an airman wearing battledress with air gunners brevet and side cap.
Bottom, a post card from Ivor to his mother Mrs M A Fraser saying he received her card and has no further news.

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Addressed to Mrs F Lapham thanking her for Christmas greetings and sending their's in return. Signed Barnes Wallis. Enclosed is photograph of Barnes Wallis and a women seated looking up at another woman who is leaning down to talk to them. Three…

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Addressed to Roy Chadwick at A.V.Roe on Vickers-Armstrong headed paper. Thanks Chadwick for existence of Lancaster and his support at a meeting in C.R.D's office on 26 January without which the dams raid would not have happened. States is was one of…

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Letter congratulating them on honour bestowed on Roy Chadwick by the King and asking after the family. Signed Mabel [...]

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Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

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Royal Australian Air Force flying log book for Laurence Larmer covering the period from 7 April 1943 to 3 August 1945. Detailing flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RCAF Dauphin, RAF Fair Oaks, RAF Banff, RAF…

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