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Congratulations on award of Distinguished flying Cross

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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For Pilot Officer Wakefield with medical classification fit A1B(N.V.C=). Return to AGSB.

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Order of service with hymns and prayers.

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For Flying Officer Wakefield's inoculation certificate for yellow fever.

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Printed form filled out for Wakefield H E of 1332 HCU Riccall, that he did not have any restricted or classified documents, gifts, arms or articles taken from enemy in the field.

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse

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Writes about operations to Hanover and Mannheim. Describes fires after attacks, poor German defences and German fighter attacks. Offers some sympathy to Germans on the ground and describes a fighter attacking them. Describes their first trip to…

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Writes that he is fit and well after having done six operations and describes some of them. Mentions their usual bomb load. Relates that a fighter had attacked a Halifax just behind them. Mentions eating eggs and bacon before and after operations.…

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Writes about the issue of the 1939-45 star which he and his crew had received. Relates that he had to bale out after his aircraft had been in collision with a Halifax. mentions damage received and describes crew abandoning the aircraft. Goes on to…

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Congratulates him receiving a well deserved award. Writes of passing on the news and talking to his parents.

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Discusses life on the home front, the bombing of Hull, and her training and service in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at RAF Driffield.

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A page of news published in the Yorkshire Evening Press.
The German pilot, Johann Dreher, was likely to have shot down Jack Jones’s aircraft.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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A cartoon of seven airmen with shovels over their shoulders being led by an eighth with a large moustache. They are singing 'Hi-ho hi-ho Its off to work we go'. Four of the men have signed their names.

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Front sheet of the album with Ruth's service number, rank and base.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Rochelle Burns in uniform.

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Bill Dames in uniform. On the reverse 'Dad Bill Dammes During War 1939-45 Home Guard Normanton'

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

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Half-length portrait of an airman wearing battledress with flight engineers brevet. Captioned 'Ben May flight engineer, Tholtorpe 1945'.

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Ben May's life and service as a flight engineer on 420 Squadron flying Halifax from January 1945. Relate life before volunteering for aircrew and being called up for the RAF in February 1944. Provides short description of training and joining 420…

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Three men standing leaning against a brick building all with hands in pockets. Man on the left wears battledress and side cap. An officer in the centre wearing battledress with half brevet and peaked cap. Sergeant on the right wears tunic with half…

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Writes a little of recent activities and discusses state of parcels on arrival. Writes about fatalism of aircrew and then goes on to describe recent leave in Sussex and Edinburgh and other parts of Scotland then finishing in Sheffield.
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