Browse Items (58 total)

  • Collection: Bain, Andrew

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Telegram informing Isabel that Andrew failed to return from operations on 24 August 1943.

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Telegram telling Isabel that information has been received from the International Red Cross Committee indicating that Andrew has been killed in action.

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Detailing Isabel's allowances.

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Covering letter and photograph of Andrew's temporary cross. Letter informs Isabel that the temporary cross will be replaced a permanent stone by the Imperial War Graves Commission in due course. Envelope included.

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Letter from British Red Cross Society informing Isabel of the location of Andrew's grave at Doberitz, near Berlin.

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Letter in which Andrew describes how he feels about life in the squadron and how Isabel has now left the WAAF and is looking after uncle and his son.

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Letter to Isabel confirming the information from the International Red Cross that Andrew had lost his life when his aircraft was lost. But he would formally be listed as 'missing believed killed' for six months.

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Letter to Isabel stating that as Andrew was now presumed dead, the Air Ministry payment would stop from mid-May and she would receive information shortly about a pension.

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

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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 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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Letter giving pension details to Isabel as a widow.

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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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Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

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

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Cloth N half-wing brevet.

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Cloth rank badge, Leading Aircraftman.

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Cloth half-wing N brevet.

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Cloth half-wing brevet with O.

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Cloth rank badge for Leading Aircraftman.

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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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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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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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