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The two men are standing on a rock ledge in a hilly forest. On the reverse 'F/O Chown and myself on the hills overlooking RAF Camp Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'

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Ivor sitting on the edge of the pool. On the reverse 'Self sitting on the edge of static water pool RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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The four men are positioned beside a barbed wire fence. Two are seated. On the reverse 'Mac, Self, Bander, Siree Kandy Camp Ceylon March 1946.'

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The two men are standing outside a wooden hut. On the reverse 'Self and VS Peter Once Again Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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17 photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view of three buildings, annotated 'Dishforth'.
Photo 2 is a side view of an aircraft, annotated 'Hastings Mk 1'.
Photo 3 is an aerial view of two Ansons, annotated 'Ansons (1949)'.
Photo 4 is a view…

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Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are captioned 'Negombo - Ceylon'.
Photo 1 is a riverside with canoes.
Photo 2 is a European man in shorts with six native boys, one on a bike.
Photo 3 is a street with palm trees, captioned 'Tripoli -…

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MCollerAS1874018-170424-02.pdf
The last issue of Kandy Calling. A magazine with news, quizzes, stories, sports reports, personalities, photographs, cartoons, letters to the editor and adverts.

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A view of the market. Two men are standing in the foreground. In the background are many people buying and selling local produce. On the reverse 'Kandy Market Ceylon May 1946'.

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An island in a small lake, surrounded by low hills. On the reverse ' "The Island" Kandy Lake, Kandy, Ceylon March 1946'.

EMullinsRNCochraneDH451109.pdf
A letter written by Reg Mullins to Don Cochrane. There is a discussion on wartime colleagues and getting married. Reg is a co-pilot on Lancastrians but misses his time in the RAF.

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The two men are standing holding pineapples. One is wearing pants, the other shorts. Both have long socks. On the reverse 'Mac + Alec + Pineapples Kandy Camp Ceylon March 1946'.

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A view across the river with trees on both banks. On the reverse 'The Mawataganger River Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A low building on a rise with steps and gardens leading up to it. On the reverse 'No 1. (our mess) RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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26 airmen arranged in three rows. They are all dressed in shorts and khaki. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse several of the men have signed their names plus 'No 9 Admin Course March 1946 RAF Kandy Ceylon'.
There is a second identical copy.

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A large building with one airmen walking in the front. On the reverse 'No 2 Officers' Mess RAF Kandy with "Paddy" walking along the steps Ceylon May 1946'.

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Two field workers in the foreground and two in the background. They are working on a rice field. On the reverse 'Boys cutting paddy (rice) at Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Eight Ceylonese working in a paddy field. On the reverse ' "Another Paddy Field being cut" at Kandy, Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view across paddy fields. On the reverse 'The paddy fields near the camp Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A view of a palm tree, looking up its trunk. On the reverse 'One of many palm trees around here. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Three palm trees reflected in a pool. On the reverse 'A view just outside our billets, Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Top left - two men, one wearing swimming trunks, the other shirt and shorts standing either side of a local boy on a beach with trees in the background. Captioned 'Engineer (J Ormerod) a Sinhalese boy and self on beach at Negombo, Ceylon, March…

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Airmen's billets at RAF Kandy. The buildings are built into a hillside surrounded by palm trees. On the reverse 'Scene of our billets from the main road. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.
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