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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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Two men wearing battledress with pilot's brevet. The man on left sits on railings and wears a peaked cap. The man on the right wears side cap and has hand in pocket. In the background a promenade with people walking to left and buildings. Captioned…

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Two men wearing battledress with pilot's brevet standing side by side. The man on the left wears a side cap and the man on the right a peaked cap. Behind them railings alongside a promenade with people walking. In the background buildings. Captioned…

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie from RAF Bexhill. He writes about training, Christmas leave and that they will be sent to the Isle of Man in January.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie on his return to Bexhill. Mentions learning semaphore.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about drilling, being issued with kit and the possibility of a short weekend's leave.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about the journey back from leave and the day's training.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie his wife. He writes about the day’s activities and a walk into town. Includes his new address in Bexhill.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He is looking forward to his leave and mentions learning Morse, how smart they have to be for inspection and advises Jessie on how to repair the electric fire.

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Letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie his wife. He has had another inoculation and relates a story heard in a lecture.

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An envelope and a two-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie his wife. He writes about getting paid and being issued with kit for physical training.

Also enclosed is some straw from his bed.

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Three-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about having more kit issued, a walk into Hastings and back and having large amounts of drill.

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A one-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry relates how he managed to get his weekend pass after all.

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A two-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about a three-hour drill and a lecture from Pilot Officer Biard.

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A two-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes in detail about the food and having to borrow money until his next pay parade.

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A two-page hand written letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about borrowing money to pay for laundry and cigarettes and asks her to send his mathematics book.

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A three-page hand written letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He responses to Jessie's loving letter and says how much he misses her. He should get seven days' leave over Christmas or soon afterwards. Also mentions how strenuous the…

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A three-page hand written letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry describes the view from his room, being invited for tea and his hopes for coming home at Christmas.

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A three-page hand-written letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about having to drill in snow, cakes that his comrades managed to acquire and the start of food rationing.

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A three-page letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He describes the antics of his fellow airman on New Year’s Eve. He is about to be sent to Scotland, so wants to arrange to see Jessie before he goes.

Reverse of envelope…

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Letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry has passed his Maths exam and is on the list to be sent to Prestwick (after an initial confusion).

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Letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie giving her travel instructions for her visit to Bexhill.

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Three-page (undated) handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes that he is now in a better room and has been to a show and a lecture. He is unable to get leave until Christmas.
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