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The letter was issued to Ron after his return from France. It advises Ron's service number, rank and squadron.

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A message read out to the troops on the eve of D-Day.

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A certificate issued to Ron for his good service and an accompanying letter.

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A bill issued to Ron from RAF Lindholme, May 1948.

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The letter expresses sympathy that Ron is missing.

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The letter from the Chief Draughtsman at Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto Ltd expresses delight that Ron has returned to the UK, safely.

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The letter from Ron's cub master expresses sorrow that Ron is missing.

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Two copies of a telegram stating that Ron is missing.

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The telegram advises that his son, Ron, has arrived back in the UK.
There is a second identical copy.

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A pennant for the 40th anniversary of D Day. On the front are the flags of UK, USA, Canada and France. On the reverse a landing craft and 'Normandy France 1944-1984 June 6th 1944 - First Day of the French Liberation by the Allied Forces'.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across fields to mountains.
#2 is a view across a lake to mountains.
#3 is a view of mountains.
#4 is a village with mountains behind.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across a lake towards mountains.
#2 is a mountain.
#3 is the ridge leading to the top of Snowdon.
#4 is a house with two bicycles left on the garden wall.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is Llandudno Pier seen from Happy Valley.
#2 is St Tudno's Church.
#3 is Pen-trwyn on the Great Orme.
#4 is Llandudno Pier.

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A march past of airmen and WAAFs. An officer is saluting and the Mayor and Mayoress are standing by. A post-it states 'Cambridge ?date'.

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

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Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.

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Writes of burial of three Canadian officers, one of whom was their son Oscar, in a local cemetery. Describes the cemetery and funeral. Explains that they had no film to take a photograph and offers sympathy.

EPattersonWJensenEB-[Mrs]-V440916.pdf
Relates author's visit to Edzell in Scotland to visit Oscar's grave. Mentions meeting the local RAF padre who had conducted Oscar's funeral. Describes grave location and asks if they would like a photograph sent. Mentions meeting other colleagues.

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A newspaper article about Ron after he was shot down over France. A second cutting has a brief note about Ron returning home after being missing in France.
[The details in the article are incorrect. His aircraft was a Wellington, it was shot down on…

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RAF Form 1657A issued to Ron to cover his Yellow Fever vaccination.

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EWhiteheadTRidingGH-[Mo]440618-0001.jpg
The letter expresses sadness that Ron is missing.
[only one page of the letter is present]

EWallWRidingGH-[Mo]440619-0001.jpg
The letter expresses sorrow that their son is missing and stresses that they should not give up hope.

ESawhurstDRiding[Mo]440727-0001.jpg
The letter expresses shock that Ron is missing. She feels he is safe and will come back.

ELeCocqRCRiding[Mo]440712-0001.jpg
The letter expresses sympathy that Ron is missing.
[The letter is incomplete, only the first page has been kept]

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The letter expresses sadness on hearing that their son is missing.
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