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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Dundee"

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The article describes why Churchill, a former MP of Dundee should not receive the freedom of Dundee and why only 16 of the 31 councillors voted for him to receive the honour.

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The telegram advises Jim Tyrie's father that his son has been reported as a prisoner of war by the Red Cross.

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The letter refers to Jim Tyrie being missing in action and assuring his father that he may be captured and that efforts will be made to trace him through the Red Cross.

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A telegram to Jim Tyrie's father reporting his son missing.

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Six items referring to Jim Tyrie being shot down and being imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a camp photograph of Jim Tyrie and nine other prisoners, all are named.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting of Jim Tyrie…

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An Identity card issued to Laura E Tyrie in 1951.

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The postcard states that it will not be long until he is home. It is signed Sedric.

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A postcard written from prisoner of war camp from Jim to his Aunt. It is signed Sedric.

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A biography of Jim Tyrie. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and learned to fly on Tiger Moths. He was shot down on his 7th operation over Berlin. In POW camp he was described as a dedicated tunneller. There is a list of the camps he was kept in…

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Jim was born in July 1923 in Burton on Trent and was the eldest of six children. His father served in the First World War. When Jim left school aged 14, he joined the Boys Brigade which had a Royal Air Force section and he had the chance to fly in…
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