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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-12"

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A notification to Clifford Watson about his DFC. Citation includes that in his numerous operations 'he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty'.

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Christmas card with a photograph of Mosquito, TA118 on the front. Captioned '140 Wing RAF Gutersloh BAFO BAOR December 1945.' It is signed 'Phyll and Jim' and has a handwritten comment 'How do you like my [pal?] on nose of A/C?'.

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Christmas cards with servicemen, farmers cart and Christmas items with countryside. Handwritten message 'To my everloving [sic] friend Rene and her beloved Mother. Heres [sic] wishing you both the very Best off [sic]everything. Your everloving [sic]…

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Card with Royal Air Force crest and Chinese characters on the front. Inside a note commenting on enclosed photograph, the Air Officer Commanding's character and other news of colleagues. Sends kiss to Jennifer. Photograph enclosed shows 36 airmen in…

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For show "Fastair' with programme of acts and other events. Christmas 1945 RAF Mauripur.

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Four airmen in the mess, drinking beer. Underneath is a caption with 'Marp, Murry, Bru, Shep'. Information supplied with the collection states 'Flying Control Leeming Christmas 1945'.

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Upon leaving school, Ronald was employed first as a pawnbrokers assistant, followed by butchers assistant. In 1943, upon reaching the age of 18 he followed his brothers footsteps and enlisted in the Royal Air Force. After initial training, he…

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A pass issued to Jose to allow her to travel home.

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Army Form W4098 issued to Jose

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After baling out on 12 September 1944 and evading with the flight engineer for 8 days was captured. Describes move to Dulag Luft and journey to Stalag Luft VII. Gives detailed description of camp and activities. At the end quotes some extracts from…

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For mess at Mauripur Sind, SEAAF Christmas 1945. Includes wine list, list of toasts and Christmas day dinner menu. On the back are signatures.

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Photo 1 - three airmen standing in front of a castle, captioned 'Me as an officer'.

Photo 2 - an officer with a woman smartly dressed with hat, fur and gloves. [Identified on page 22 as Woody and Lily Freamo on their wedding day, Dec…

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Photo 1 - Woody Freamo in civilian clothes with a toddler.

Photo 2 - Wedding photograph of Woody Freamo and Lily. He is in uniform, she is wearing a dress with a fur stole over her shoulders, hat and gloves.

Photo 3 - a hotel in Bridlington,…

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Christmas greetings and Christmas dinner menu.

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Angelo Bernabe is requested to report to the local housing board headquarter to speak with a lawyer.

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Drawing of tree with birds and signs, list of food for dinner for sergeants' mess at RAF Abu Sueir. Signatures on the reverse.

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A menu signed by Ted Neale and others for the Christmas meals. Final page has 'ETH Neale, his effort'.

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Top left - Arthur Pearce in the rear turret of a Lancaster.

Bottom right - Arthur Pearce leaning out of the rear door of a Lancaster rear turret which is rotated fully to port.

Bottom left - newspaper cutting title 'Southwark "Pathfinder" on…

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

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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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