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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-12"

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

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Three airmen, two wearing battledress and the other a white jacket standing in snow covered field during a snow storm. Submitted with caption 'PWilson JSweeny Veitch Litchfield Dec 43'.

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Six airmen in a variety of dress standing in snow outside a wooden hut. Submitted with caption '27 OTW Lichfield Staffordshire Dec 43'.

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Top left - view of ducks in foreground with tree surrounded pond in distance. Captioned 'Kew Gardens, Richmond, Oct 43'.
Top right - view across lake of trees. Captioned 'Kew Gardens, Richmond, Oct 43'.
Bottom left - view of a Tiger Moth in a…

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Top left - view of the queen Victoria memorial with Buckingham Palace in the background. Captioned 'Buckingham Palace from The mall, Oct 43'.
Top right - view of front of Buckingham Palace. Captioned 'The palace again. Oct 43'.
Bottom left - view…

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List of Halifax, Wellington and Mosquito aircraft lost from 192 and 462 Squadrons from December 1943 to April 1945. Gives aircraft registration, date, description of incident, some with captain named.

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Seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet and side or peaked caps, three squatting down in front and four standing behind. In the background trees. On the reverse 'Scott and crew Dec 43'.

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse.
Sgt H.E. Wakefield F/Eng written at the top.

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For sergeants' mess RAF Graveley 1943.

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Daily entries for activities in 1943. Covers, films seen, weather, training and exams, leaves, training at Bridgnorth, medical issues, war news. Posted to RAF Millom, mentions activities, leave, aircrew flying training, navigation training routes,…

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On the left page a menu for the airmen's' mess at RAF Bridlington Christmas day 1943 meal. Annotated with some signatures, including BE Chadwick (LACW), M.E Kane (WAAF), M. Hughes (Cpl) and D. Darling.
On the right page a course photograph of a…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and side cap. Inscribed 'All my love Ian Dec 43’ and in pencil Redding, Rugby'. 'Submitted with caption 'I Denver Dec 1943'.

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Starts with a letter to him after she finds out he is a prisoner telling how she felt when he was missing and how happy she was with the news that he was a prisoner. After a day by day diary of her feelings, activities, news of friends and…

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Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

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Top - Says he is keeping well but little news. Looking forward to receiving mail.

Bottom - writes that he is fit and had been to performance at the camp theatre. Mentions pantomime starting in a few days.

MLeadbetterJ163970-160421-20.pdf
A newsletter produced by the No 31 Bombing and Gunnery School, Picton, Ontario. It contains stories, mini-biographies of station personnel, poems, reviews of Picton cafes, a pantomime, news and views, sport and entertainment and cartoons.

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Two photographs of Jim.
Photo 1 is submitted with caption; “Self Dec. 1943”.
Photo 2 has Jim standing beside a Lancaster tyre and is submitted with caption; “At 514 Sqdn, Waterbeach.”

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Note is to their son Iain suggesting that he might like to keep the recollections and reflections that she has produced.

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Note concerning letters received by Ken following the crash from the mothers of his crew members.

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Notes describing first leaflet sortie, problems with starboard engine, forced landing and activities in France and return to England. Then moves on to 207 Squadron and lists operations and flying after finishing second tour and post war.

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Standing in front of small private car parked in a field, buildings, trees in background, on reverse 'Ted Bellis and Ted Pennil approx December 1943'.

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Two aircrew standing under centre section of an aircraft, on the reverse, 'Looking left to right, on left Ted Pennill on right Ted Bellis, approx December 1943'.

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MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120003.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe for the period 26 November 1943 to 25 January 1944 (61 pages).
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