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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…
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
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Tags: 635 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 10 Squadron; 75 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Service Cross; escaping; evading; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; RAF Langar; RAF Lissett; RAF Melbourne; RAF Ringway; RAF Woolfox Lodge; recruitment; Whitley