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Pass for use at HMS Gosling

BSharrockRSharockRv2.pdf
Bob Sharrock's story. He was born near Wigan, his father a coal miner. He worked locally until old enough to sign up. He trained at Lords cricket ground, Torquay then St Athan. Posted to Dishforth, he suffered a compressed spine during a Halifax…

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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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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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To report to No.3 RAF Recruitment Centre Padgate.

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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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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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Informs her that a war gratuity was payable in respect of Ian Wynn's service.

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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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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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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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A letter and envelope written to Jack whilst he was in hospital. The letter is from Billie and Doris at the office where he used to work. They wish him well and describe office life at the office.

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

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