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Photograph 1 is the Capitol, Washington taken from an aircraft and partly obscured by an engine, captioned 'Capitol building, Washington D.C. 1947'.
Photograph 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of a man, a woman and a girl, captioned 'Lloyd,…

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Four items on an album page.
Item 1 is a sketch map of the route from UK via Malta and Aden to Ceylon.
Item 2 is One rupee note issued by the Government of Ceylon.
Item 3 is a low level aerial photograph of Minicoy Island.
Item 4 is a photograph…

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Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Negombo, Colombo, Ceylon Oct 45'.
Top right - view from air of coastline. Captioned 'Coast near Casablanca, Morocco, July 1945'.
Centre - Three airmen in front…

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Top left - view on landing from aircraft window of airport buildings including control tower. Runway in foreground. Captioned 'Taken just as we landed at Dum-Dum aerodrome, Calcutta, March 46'.
Top right - snake charmer with snake in basket.…

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Top left - view from air of river with city on far side and bridge in the centre. Captioned 'Ganges river at Cawnpore, India, March 1946'.
Top right - view along the top of the fuselage of a York with two men standing towards the tail. Captioned…

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-021.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, Repatriation Arrangements, Liberation comes to Stalag IXA, Behind the Scenes about theatrical endeavours,…

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A low building with a statue of a soldier on a horse in the gardens. On the reverse 'The Phoenix Tea Gardens Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Ceylon Government Railways (CGR) 4-6-0 Steam Locomotive. On the reverse 'Ceylon Trains at Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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A thatched building with a pile of bricks and tiles outside. On the reverse 'A brickworks on the camp road. Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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Seven airmen arranged in two rows outside wooden huts. They are dressed casually in shorts and khaki. On the reverse 'RAF Kandy Ceylon March 1946'.

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A Christmas card issued by the RAF station with details of the events happening over Christmas, social and sporting. There are also adverts for church services and various merchants and a book shop.

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A sign indicates that this is the entrance to RAF Kandy. Coming out of the camp are five people. On the reverse 'Camp notice board on the road to No 1 Mess RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'

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Two views of the camp from above. On the reverse of the first 'A view of a part of the camp. Kandy Ceylon May 1946.'
On the reverse of the second 'Overlooking the camp at RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

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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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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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Three palm trees reflected in a pool. On the reverse 'A view just outside our billets, 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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A view across paddy fields. On the reverse 'The paddy fields near the camp 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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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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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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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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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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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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