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MHolmesWC176554-180703-05.pdf
Guinea Pig club anthem and diner menu for event help at the Copthorne Hotel Crawley 22 September 1979.

LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf


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EHarrisATHolmesWC440630.pdf
Postgram dated 30 June 1944 from Air Chief Marshall A T Harris congratulating William Holmes on award of Distinguished Flying Cross. It is sellotaped to a document dated 30 June Signed by A T Harris.

ECummingMHolmesWC491112.pdf
First letter is notice of appointment on a short service commission of 5 years as Flying Officer in the Air Control branch. Second letter confirms arrangements and reporting instructions to RAF Biggin Hill.

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BStannusHStannusHv1.pdf
Account of operation to mine Brest harbour entrance, William Holmes was pilot and captain of aircraft. Used acoustic mines, describes briefing by naval officer, trip out, being engaged by heavy anti aircraft fire and finally dropping mines after…

PHibbardL1703.pdf
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing side cap and tunic with half brevet.

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PHedgesEC1706.jpg
Explains the acronyms HOLLAND and ITALY used in soldiers letter and that soldiers vie over invention of best catch phrases.

PHedgesEC1705.jpg
Full length portrait of a woman wearing a light dress holding a balloon and covered in streamers. In the background a painting on the wall and other people in suits.

PHedgesEC1704.jpg
Five adults and two young girls pose alongside a tent with bushes in the background.

PHedgesEC1703.jpg
Full length portrait of a dark haired woman wearing light blouse and pleated skirt.

PHedgesEC1702.jpg
Winston Churchill with other men, one of them in uniform with a peaked cap.

MHedgesEC19260127-170511-03.jpg
Notes demobilisation of civil defence services. Relates history of civil defence forces and notes that participants should be proud of service and take many memories, Thanks to all.

EJacksonD[General]450529.jpg
Written as civil defence duties finished. Thanks for loyal support. Notes final parade on 10 June 1945.

YHedgesEC19260127v1.pdf
Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

MHedgesEC19260127-170511-020001.jpg
The lyrics to 27 war time songs

MHarrisonRL23055498-181113-03.jpg
Reasons why Hull was not names and summary of the damage done noting that Hull suffered more than any other city including 1200 people killed and 152000 rendered homeless.

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CHarrisonRL-181113-010001.jpg
City map of Hull showing blue black and red marks. Post-it label reads 'Red circle indicates Ron Harrison's grandmother's house featured in his interview'.

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PHarrisDR1902.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PHarrisDR1901.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight sergeant wearing tunic with air gunner brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PHarrisB1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of 4 men with training flashes in their caps, submitted with caption; 'bernard harris [sic] (bottom right) with colleagues in training'.

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PHandleyIT1701.jpg
Seven aircrew standing and kneeling in two rows in front of a Lancaster. All are wearing battledress. Captioned 'Back row L to R, John Kirk navigator, Colin Branch engineer, Jimmy Chancellor pilot, Front row L to R, Jack Wilkinson mid upper gunner,…

MHandleyIT2205484-170924-02.jpg
Notes that Lancaster RF159 crashed on 7 August 1945 at Lamontelaire France. Gives details of crew members and their arrival dates on 626 Squadron. Gives latitude and longitude of crash site near Toulouse. Crew initially buried at Angles and notes…

MHandleyIT2205484-170924-01.jpg
Series of notices in August, September and October 1945. Second notice reports the loss of six aircrew on an operation 'Dodge' Mission on 7 August 1945. Crash site Lamontelarie (55 miles north east of Toulouse). Crew buried in Mazargues Cemetery…

PHabberfieldM1801.jpg
Twenty two Royal Air Force and Woman's Auxiliary Air Force members of a band standing, wearing tunic uniform, in two rows. Most are holding musical instruments. In the centre of the front row are a male and a female officer standing behind a pile of…

PGriffinDAJ1607.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet. Submitted with caption 'Flight Engineer - John Satchell'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.
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