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  • Collection: Bain, Andrew

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Handwritten list of the crew:

'Date 23rd Aug 1943
Target Berlin
A/C Stirling III EE 5938'X'
Capt WO Fear T,
Nav Sgt Ruddy G.H.
AB Sgt Bain A,
W,Op Sgt Woolcott, D.G,
FE Sgt Munro C,
M.U. Sgt Holmes J.A.C, (Can),
R.Gnr F S Davidson…

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Clasp with 1939-45 Star ribbon in a box.

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Formal photograph of 22 WAAFs in three rows, row of houses, hotel and larger building in background. Isabel Aitcheson fourth from right in front row. On the reverse all are named and 'Morecambe 5/10/42'.

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Two copies of the same photograph of Andrew in army uniform including boots and breeches with another man in army uniform. They are standing in a formal park. On reverse of one photo 'May 1940 Cricket Malherbie, AB and Henderson Fraser'. Other…

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Eight WAAFs, in uniform standing in a row on a town street (two photographs).

First photograph: on reverse on post-it 'Isabella Dougall nee Aitcheson on right'. Another copy of the same photograph: on reverse, the girls christian names are listed…

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Andrew with young man, both in scout uniform complete with kilt. On the reverse, on a note: 'Subject on left Scout camp ?1939'.

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Portrait, upper torso in WAAF uniform. Written on the reverse 'Wigtown, 31/1/43'. On added post-it note 'Isabella Dougall nee Aitchison'.

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Andrew crouching below aircraft bomb bay loaded with small bombs. On the reverse 'Bomb up Me Oudtshoorn'.

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Three men and three women. Andrew in scout uniform (with kilt). Group leaning against or sitting on crenellated wall, houses in background. On the reverse 'August 1939 Eyemouth on the eve of war'. On a post- it 'Subject right with Isabella…

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Portrait of Isabel and Andrew, upper torso, both in uniform, Andrew with sergeant's stripes and observer brevet. Written on reverse 'copy 3 pc gent only' and reference number. Printed on reverse: 'The State Studios, 581 London Road, Glasgow. S E',…

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Andrew Bain's medals and ribbons, including the original packaging. Medals are:
Air Crew Europe Star,
1939-1945 Star,
War Medal 1939-1945,
Defence Medal.

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Cloth rank badge for Leading Aircraftman.

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Cloth half-wing brevet with O.

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Cloth half-wing N brevet.

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Cloth rank badge, Leading Aircraftman.

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Cloth N half-wing brevet.

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Khaki cloth sleeve badge, letters DR above a winged wheel.

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Short length of medal ribbon - broad stripes of dark red and black separated by narrow silver stripe.

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Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

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To Isabel from Buckingham Palace expressing their Majesties sympathy for her loss. Includes front and reverse of envelope.

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Letter giving pension details to Isabel as a widow.

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Letter to Isabel following up the initial telegrams. States that her husband has been reported missing after an operation on 23/24 August 1943.

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Details allowances payable while Andrew is classified as 'missing', Will continue on present rate until December 1943 and then at reduced rate. Also mentioned how to apply for pre-natal allowance.

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Letter to Isabel with inventory of Andrew's effects, asking her to acknowledge receipt of the effects.

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Letter in which Andrew describes life on the squadron, including the comradeship of his crew and appreciation of Isabel. Includes envelope.
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