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Article concerning shoe manufacturer for survey of African continent. Annotated 'Our morning paper, Monday 16/11/47'.

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Catches up with latest mail sent/received. Mentions that he has sent food parcels to them. Says he will hand onto photographs rather than risking losing them in the mail. Comments on his satisfactory financial situation.

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Writes from Cape Town apologising for missed mail and says that he will miss his weekend visits to the local family he frequented in his previous location. Hopes they are enjoying summer weather and asks for latest family news. Mentions his plans for…

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Story of adventure on a troopship ship and not being allowed ashore but then jumping ship.

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A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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On the front a 'V' with British and combined allied flag, Morse code 'V' and 'Victory Greetings'. On the reverse a head and shoulders portrait of a man and a woman.

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Writes she had had no letter from him since 24 June. Comments on how long war might go on. Wonders how he is and what weather is like. Writes that they were having a nice holiday in Cape Town and catches up with family news and talks about their…

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First captioned 'In the mountains behind Cape Town'.
Second showing an individual standing on a cliff edge, captioned 'Drop off 800' behind, baboons in forest below, mountains behind ''Retreat' Camp cape peninsula'.
Third captioned 'Somewhere in…

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First captioned 'From Table Mountain Cape town'.
Second captioned 'Mountain behind camp 3,800''.
Third captioned ' From Table Mountain'.
Fourth 'Camps Bay from Table Mountain'.
Fifth of two individuals in uniform standing in long grass,…

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Album page, photograph of Cape Town from above, cables in foreground, captioned 'Cape Town from the Cableway', two leaves taped to page, annotated 'Silver Leaves from Table Mountain'.

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Photograph with beach and the sea in foreground, Table Mountain in the background, captioned 'Table Mountain Cape'.

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Photograph, cattle in foreground with lake and Table Mountain in background, captioned 'Table Mountain from Milnerton, Capetown'.

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Photograph of traffic roundabout with statue on a plinth, Table Mountain in the background, captioned 'Table Mountain, Capetown'.

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Photograph with Cape Town in the distance, three riders on horseback in foreground, captioned 'Capetown from Signal Hill'.

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Photograph of urban street scene, captioned 'Adderly Street, Capetown'.

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Photograph of steam ship with coastline in background, quayside in foreground, captioned 'Mail vessel leaving Cape Town'.

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A ship alongside quay, captioned 'PSNC Reino del Pacifico our transport home. via Cape Town, St Helena, Freetown, Liverpool , 6-10-45 to 24-10-45'.

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Photograph showing military personnel boarding a ship, captioned 'Going aboard at Cape Town',

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Photograph showing coastline from the sea, ships lifeboat in foreground, captioned 'Leaving Cape Town 6am 6-10-45.

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Three photographs, first of coastline from the sea, captioned 'Leaving Cape town'.
Second of a port from the sea, captioned 'Capetown harbour'.
Third with three individuals, head and shoulders looking towards shoreline from the sea, captioned…

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Sketch map of Geoff's journey from Gwello in Southern Rhodesia to Liverpool between 6 and 26 October 1945.
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