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Two cuttings with a photograph of J R Vogt and a second with HG Walters of Auckland, missing, believed killed in action. Both are photographed during training.

The letter explains the Society's activities, accounts, objects, committee members, awards, donations, financial statement, correspondence and creation of sub-branches.

Eris Foinette's Wellington was shot down on the way to bomb Kiel. They were hit by flak and baled out. At first he thought he was in Sweden but soon found out he was in Denmark. He and his fellow crew were quickly rounded up by the Germans. Eric…

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The letter from the wife of a crew member, Sergeant Bartle, asks if she has heard anything about the crew. She has been in touch with Pilot Officer Griffin's wife and Pilot Officer Walsh's wife. Air Gunner Grellier's mother also wrote to her.…

A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

Lists food enclose in parcel sent to Mr and Mrs L V Rosser.
The parcel contained soap and dripping, and tins of cheese, jam, and steak.

Parcel forwarded under Hastings food for Britain campaign paid for by people in New Hastings Zealand. Handwritten address on reverse.

A biography of the Christian family written by Arnold's grandson. There appears to be a connection to France, perhaps to Italian and French royalty. Later research suggested a Swiss connection but after research the Italian and French links were…

A letter to Reg's parents with a note explaining what he had not included in the letter. The letter advises he reached Rufforth after an overnight train journey from London. He has started flying training trips. He has been to York to watch films. In…

Informs him that his son was missing from operations. He was hit by anti-aircraft fire while attacking a train and it was presumed that he bailed out successfully.

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One name two addresses. NZ 4216052 Sgt D J Jenkins addresses in Brighton and New Zealand.

One name, two addresses. NZ 436951 Sgt Gray P N. Address in Brighton and New Zealand.

NZ 405619 LAC Ladd DG with address in London and New Zealand. Signature at the bottom right.

Two names. Leonard H Belchamber and Frank C Lockie both from New Zealand. On the right a photograph of a man in shirtsleeves holding a baby with window in the background.

Two names. Peter Ripon and Jeffrey Bastion both from New Zealand.

Half length image of a pilot wearing unbuttoned tunic with trees in the background. Annotated 'Jack Brigham, 20 Pompallier Terrace, Auckland New Zealand.

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Half length image of a pilot wearing unbuttoned tunic with pilot's brevet standing in a garden with fence, trees and houses in the background. Annotated 'Leslie J Ayers, Winchmore R D, Ashburton N Z'.

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Writes that he had been away for a week on a gunner course and managed to scrape through as grade 1 and that he was now a real gunner. Writes about his New Zealand crew of skipper, bomb aimer and wireless operator as well as British navigator and…

Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about 75 Squadron, dated 1943.
Item 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during a training exercise, annotated ' C.1. N.U. 10-3-45 F7" F/Lt Guinane' and captioned ' "G.H." Simulated…

Newspaper cutting account of Flying Officer E J Kain a New Zealander turned down on his first attempt to join the RAF. He had now been shot down twice but himself shot down two Dornier and three Messerschmitt. Includes photograph.


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