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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-06-07"

Tells her that there is no news of her husband has come through up to the present. Any further information received will be passed on.

Letter from Jim Cahir to his mum in Australia whilst aboard the troopship. In his letter he mentions he is yet to be seasick although they’ve had some very rough seas. He describes the meals on board and what he’s been served and what he has…

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Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

Catches up with family news. Writes he spent his weekend in Toronto with his girl friend. Says a little about flying on his course. Mentions scorching weather and issue of summer outfits.

Thanks her for letter and says she did not need to put squadron number in address. Asks about her trip to Birmingham. Continues with domestic matters and answers questions. Mentions he had written to parents.

Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…

A letter written on Canadian Legion War Forces headed paper to his mother describing visits to the cinema and pub and, on one occasion missing the last bus and having to walk back. Annotated 'Reg's last letter to me 1943'.
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