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Give some personal details of Pilot Officer A Kularatne (pilot) including presumed killed 16 February 1944 while on 102 Squadron. Includes list of postings, musterings and next of kin details.

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Three huts set amongst palm trees. On the reverse '17/2/46 Columbo (Ceylon) transit camp for RAF. Taken by Alec.'

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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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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'. [actually downstream from Cawnpore (Kanpur) at Allahabad (Prayagraj)]. Top right - view along the top of the…

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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 - 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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An air mail registered envelope addressed to Section Officer Anne Imming HQ Air Command, Colombo. It has been torn in half. Sender was in Srinagar, India.

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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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Five photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 is a low oblique of Galle Fort with four Shackletons.
Photo 2 is a large moth at a window, captioned 'Mighty Moth'.
Photo 3 is a street scene captioned 'Colombo'.
Photo 4 is of oxen under palm trees,…

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Four photographs on an album page:

Photo 1 is an oblique aerial image of Negombo Airfield, Ceylon.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Shackleton over Malta.
Photo 3 is an air-to-air image of two Shackletons over Colombo racecourse.
Photo 4 is…

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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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12 items on a page of a scrapbook.
Item 1 - photograph of an airman standing beside a monument, captioned 'Birt Littlewood Kandy Ceylon'.
Item 2 - photograph of an airman seated, captioned 'Birt Littlewood Kandy Ceylon' and 'Our leave at Queen's…

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11 items on a page of a scrapbook.
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…

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A menu for a Cafe in Colombo, Ceylon

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David Wilkie was born in Edinburgh. He volunteered for the RAF and began training as a flight engineer. While training at St Athan he met his future wife, Kathleen. He was posted to 432 Squadron with a Canadian crew. He witnessed the gathering of the…

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Photograph 1 is of a snake charmer. Behind is the Celanes government building. It is captioned ' Snake Charmer -Colombo, Ceylon & Celanese Government building'.
Photograph 2 is an airman on a rickshaw. Behind is the Celanese government building,…
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