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Letter in reply to one written by Jessie Redgrave, sympathising with her having to leave her home and inviting them to visit when the war is over.

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A letter from Harry to his wife discussing his next leave. He is uncertain of train times.

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Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

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A Form 441 Navigation Log used as for an evening out at the Queen's Hotel, Prestwick concluding a B.2 course. It includes a menu and 43 signatures of the participants.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie from his RAF station in Scotland. He writes about the poor weather and its effect on the station and flying, an impending Burns' Night supper and his homework.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He discusses home matters and hopes for more pay when he becomes a Sergeant. The letter is written during his move from Scotland to RAF Warmwell.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie when he was undergoing RAF aircrew training in Scotland. He writes of his shortage of cash that affects his trips and present buying. The possible evacuation of schoolchildren in Southend is mentioned.…

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie from his RAF station in Scotland. He writes about his life in the RAF and his worries about the war.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including his flying training, flying rifles to Edinburgh, a Fokker plane crashing with no serious injuries and an air raid exercise.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes from Redbrae and gives detailed instructions for Jessie’s train journey to visit him in Scotland.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about his training at Redbrae including flying Ansons, an ice hockey game in Ayr and worrying about their lack of money.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including that his course has finished and he is spending a lot of time flying. He recalls funny stories from the classroom and is organising Jessie’s trip.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including his medical exam and moving accommodation. He refers to the bombing in Southend and Sheerness and warns Jessie about the danger from shrapnel.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry relates his most recent examination results, which indicate he should pass his final ones. He mentions receiving heavily censored letters from a friend posted to a controlled area of Scotland…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes from Redbrae and tells the story of his journey back from leave, including talking on the train to a Canadian civilian.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including playing golf, going to a local ice hockey match and his examination results.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about memories of their home-life and admits to being homesick. He has finished some tricky examinations and hopes to have more time in the evenings. Harry plans out Jessie's…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry is studying hard for his exams and putting in flying hours in Fokkers. He replies positively to Jessie's mention of starting to 'Dig for Victory' by growing vegetables and suggests…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about studying hard for examinations and meeting up with old colleagues.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie discussing the payment of a debt, his signals test and arrangements for her trip to see him in Scotland. He has managed to arrange somewhere for Jessie to stay and will send travel details nearer the time.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie, reporting that he is gaining good results in his training and has been on night flying exercises. He is studying for his next exams. Harry writes of missing their home and life together.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie. Harry details the bad weather, which has closed roads and stopped the post from arriving. He has spent all day clearing snow drifts on the camp.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie relating his day-time flights over the Scottish islands, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Lake District.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. He discusses his Easter leave travel plans, his results of a maths exam and flying trips taken by a friend at the station.
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