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  • Collection: Madgett, Hedley Robert

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Ceremony at the Royal Air Force memorial at Runymede. Airmen line the path up to the memorial with servicemen and civilians sitting behind on both sides.

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56 Airman wearing tunic and side caps in four rows. Front row sitting on ground, second on chairs and the rear two standing. Title 'No 4 Flight, No 4 Squadron, 10 I.T.W, RAF, July 1941. On the reverse signatures. H R Madgett is eleventh down in…

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Black briefcase with diary, 61 squadron plaque and other objects inside.

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Wooden plaque with 61 Squadron badge. Includes dates added 1922-1943.

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Wooden 12 inch ruler with H R Madgett written on it

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Sketch of a Lancaster with engines running. Underneath 'Spezia, 18/19-4-43, Sgt Madgett, Sgt Robinson, Sgt Palk, Sgt Bradley, Sgt Wakefield, Sgt Barker, Sgt Souter'. Signed by AOC. Supplied with caption ' Sketch of Lancaster by P/O A. Pollen drawn to…

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Poster for the Chislehurts and Sicup No 1227 Air Training Corps Squadron rally at the Odeon cinema in Sidcup on 25 January 1942

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Three extracts of letters of staff of George Harker and Company Limited serving in the forces. The first relates to clerical duties in the army, the second complains of nothing happening apart from being snowed in and the third waiting to start…

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Christmas greetings to employees of George Harker and Company Limited. Relates Christmas day activities of an army unit in the Middle East as well as wishing employees well.

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Railway map covering Canada and the United States listing Canadian Pacific passenger and freight agencies in the United States and showing location of Canadian Pacific Hotels.

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Scroll to honour Cadet H R Madgett on proceeding to active service in the Royal Air Force

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Entries for January, February and part of May 1943. Entries include shopping list, reminders, addresses, appointments and train times/journeys.

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Entries start at home and then cover posting to RAF Waddington and Winthorpe, medical boards and leaves. Posted to 61 Squadron at RAF Syerston on 10 March 1942. Covers first 18 operations starting 22 March and ending 12 June 1943. Targets include…

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Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

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Daily entries for most of year 1941, First half of year entries cover events in England before joining Royal Air Force. Entry for May includes call up papers and travel to Stratford on Avon. June move to Scarborough. August to Wilmslow, sea journey…

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A few general entries for January 1940. Entries for October/November 1941 include two attempts to volunteer for pilot, successful at the second attempt in November. Entries on general events and other concerning activities involved in joining Royal…

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Four medals on mounting bar. Distinguished Flying Medal, 1939-1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star and War Medal 1939–1945.

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Royal Air Force pilot bevet

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Small silver coloured key on yellow string.

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Leather luggage tag with leather buckled strap. label reads 'P/O H R Madgett, RAF'.

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Pale blue bead with darker blue, brown and yellow spots. Remnant of string through hole in bead.

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Brass 'Star' padlock and chain with key ring and several keys on one end and leather button hole on other.

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Taken from the front seat of a car showing snow covered road surrounded by trees.

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Half length portrait of a woman with dark hair wearing a poker dot dress. On the reverse 'Talk about awful picture, think this would take the prize!'.

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Two aircrew, the second obscured behind the first. The front man is carrying a parachute. In the background two Tiger Moths parked.
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