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Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

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A handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…

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Jim Allen's experiences after the end of the war. He married in 1944 and had three children. His first job was as a bus conductor, then an insurance agent but he was unhappy so rejoined the RAF. He trained as a Fighter Controller and was posted to…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is five airmen in khaki and shorts, standing outside a large building.
Photo 2 is an airman standing outside a hut.
Photo 3 is a York on a desert relief landing ground.

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Two story brick school building with central entrance and wings either side. In the foreground trees, background right a hill. On the reverse 'All Saint's College Naini Tal'.

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11 items on a page of a scrapbook.
Item 1 - programme for a revue 'Let's Have Another One' taking place on RMS Scythia on 5-8 November 1945.
Item 2 - photograph of A C Coller in tropical uniform standing beside two local boys who are sitting on…

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12 items on a page of a scrapbook.
Item 1 - photograph of an airman standing beside a monument, captioned 'Birt Littlewood Kandy Ceylon'.
Item 2 - photograph of an airman seated, captioned 'Birt Littlewood Kandy Ceylon' and 'Our leave at Queen's…

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An audio account of an anti-aircraft gunner's service in Burma. Describes a B-24 crash landing near a small landing strip in Burma and discusses Spitfires burried in Burma.

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Front quarter view of a four engine, high wing monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on a field. On the reverse 'Compare 1933 Avro 642 in Company Brochure. This version of the Avro Ten was supplied to the government of India for the personal use of…

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Nine photographs taken from the ship looking down on people on the dockside.

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Photographs 1 and 2 are from the deck looking down at people on the quayside. Photograph 3 and 5 are a clock tower at the dockside. Photograph 4, 7, 9 and 9 are views of the docks.

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All photographs taken from the side of the ship showing people and marching soldiers on the dockside.

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Two story house with three doors and a veranda on second floor with a figure visible in the centre.. Ornate balustrade on roof with three figures visible on roof at right end. On the left a palm tree. On the reverse 'Our house No 6 Wood Street,…

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The first photograph is an Indian man doing laundry captioned 'Dhobi Wallah, No 'Daz' white!' The second photograph is horses at the racecourse. The third and fourth photographs are of the Victoria memorial and are captioned 'Victoria Memorial…

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Photograph 1 is of the Chowringee district in central Calcutta. Captioned 'Chowringee - Calcutta'.
Photograph 2 is a local taxi with two sikhs sitting inside. Captioned 'Taxi wallah!'
Photograph 3 is a cathedral captioned 'St Pauls Cathedral…

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Photograph 1 is of a man sitting leaning against a lamp post. He has a hugely swollen leg. Captioned 'Elephantitis!'
Photograph 2 is of three men squatting on the pavement, one man is writing on a small lectern. Captioned 'Pavement letter writer…

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Photograph 1 is of a cow eating rubbish on the pavement. Captioned 'Sacred white cow'.
Photograph 2 is of a cart being pulled by two bullocks. A driver is standing on the cart. Captioned 'Bullock Cart'.
Photograph 3 is a temple captioned 'Jain…

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Photograph 1 is of a row of birds on the rigging
Photograph 2 is of a large group of men at the side of the ship.
Photograph 3 is of a ship's crane unloading goods.
Photograph 4 is a view of many men on the deck.
Photograph 5 is of men resting on…

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Certificate of birth and baptism for David Antony Boldy, 10 September 1918 by the Armenian Holy Church at Kolkata.

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Statement about David Boldy's character while attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, praising his true spirit of sportsmanship.

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Character statement for David Boldy while studying at St Joseph’s College, Naini Tal from March 1934 to December 1936.

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Christmas cards with servicemen, farmers cart and Christmas items with countryside. Handwritten message 'To my everloving [sic] friend Rene and her beloved Mother. Heres [sic] wishing you both the very Best off [sic]everything. Your everloving [sic]…

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RAF Station Dum Dum's menu front and back cover. On the front a RAF badge and an image of the Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, the rear has image of the star and the three kings. The menu inside is illustrated and also has added signatures.

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Christmas dinner menu from Sergeants Mess at RAF Station Dum Dum.
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