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Two photographs, first, group of five women and four SNCO's, reverse captioned 'Sgt's Mess RAF Padgate, Warrington, mum 3rd from left 1953'.
Second is of Jack in civilian clothes standing in front of house, reverse captioned 'Padgate, Warrington…

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Three photographs, first Jack with sister Ethel sitting on low wall grass bank in background, reverse captioned 'Sunderland 1946 sister Ethel, Roker.
Second Jack with daughter and wife, sitting on low wall, grass bank in background, reverse…

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Opened envelope with Air Ministry RAF Form 2002.C and Glyn, Mills and Co markings.

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A torn handwritten envelope to Mrs Wynn postmarked Lincoln.

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On her Majesty's Service envelope. Addressed to Mrs K Wynn postmarked Norwich, Norfolk.

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Address in Lancashire postmarked Glamorgan.

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Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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Gives notice that her husbands grave will be moved from Venlo to the British Military Cemetery at Jonkersbosch, Nijmegen. Gives details of new graves.

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Thanks her for return of completed forms and notes she would like help with school fees. Suggests they would be happy to do this and request she reapplies later in year. Notes that son will be eligible for a £50 education grant from age eight and…

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

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The letter advises that his son is well and 'getting about again'.

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Five items on an album page.

Item 1 is a sketch of men and huts, captioned 'Padgate Jan.Mar 1943 The Hopeless Dawn'.
Item 2 is a coloured RAF roundel.
Item 3 is a b/w photograph of two airmen, captioned '1665 CU Sept 43'.
Item 4 is an RAF…

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He is worried about his son David. Catches up with other family news.

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He writes about flying to St. Nazaire. He is not flying tonight and is going to RAF Binbrook. He misses his wife and mentions that they have been married for six years. Catches up with family news.

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Thanks her for letter and cheque. Mentions skipper posted and crew went with him to RAF Grimsby. Describes local area and facilities. Catches up with domestic matters and mentions trip to Marham.

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Writes of operational schedule and recent operation to Stuttgart. Mentions leave has been put back. Catches up with family news. Writes he is feeling miserable and meeting skipper's family. Writes that he has 11 operations to do.

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Writes of mail and mentions an operation to Wilhelmshaven.

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He wishes her many happy returns and thanks her for the parcel. He mentions a present for her but it will need to wait for next leave.

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The letter is Ian Wynn’s final letter written in case of his death. He advises how he would like his sons to grow up and states that he loves his wife.

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Writes of flying including cross country and over Doncaster and Gainsborough as well as scaring farmers ploughing with horses.

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Discusses disturbing financial matters and complains about RAF remuneration and the way they are treated.

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Thanks her for parcel and complains of mail distribution on base. Talks of flying and life on camp. Writes of weather prevention of colds.

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Catches up with family and acquaintance news. Says he is busy and enjoying the course but is not enamoured with the camp life. Second part thanks her for letter and discusses domestic matters.
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