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  • Collection: Pearce, Arthur

PPearceAT1641.jpg
Aircrew from 156 Squadron in three rows in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'No 156 (Pathfinder) Squadron, RAF Wyton, Huntingdon, September 1945'

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Tin box with label for Arthur Pearce 12 AG, 1943/44. Contains Distinguished Flying Medal ribbon and accompanied by air gunner and flight engineer brevets.

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Labels for Arthur and Hilegard Pearce, including an address 'British Consulate, Duquesa de Parcent 8, Malaga 217571'.
Stencilled and written on the back of a Fortuna Cigarette packet.

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Golden eagle pathfinder badge front and rear.

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Two warrant officer crown badges front and rear

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PPearceAT1627.jpg
Medal with blue ribbon with European star circle emblem. Front and back views.

PPearceAT1623.jpg
Five medals with ribbons on medal bar. Includes:
Distinguished Flying Medal,
1939-1945 Star,
France and Germany Star,
Defence Medal,
War Medal 1939–1945.

Front and rear views. Includes medal ribbons.

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Several views of small compass with cover

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Folding magnifying glass with protective metal cover and leather case.

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Front and side views of an Ensign camera out of and in a canvas case

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Leather flying helmet with oxygen mask and tube and goggles. Intercom connection lead at rear. Close up of earpiece headphone and intercom connector.

Fieseler Fi 156 Storch.jpg
View from rear of aircraft pointing towards horizon. Door is open and iron cross on starboard side. In the distance to the right a tall building with turrets.

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Business card for Arthur Pearce for Cox & Kings (Agents) Limited, 15 Charles II Street, London, SW1

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Certificate of award of La Croix du Combattant de L'Europe. Awarded by the European Veterans' Confederation to Arthur James Pearce DFM PFF.

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Appointment scroll for Royal Air Force Warrant Officer

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Certifies that Flight Sergeant A J Pearce is permanently awarded Pathfinder force badge.

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Regrets unable to personally give Pearce well earned award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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YPearceAT1874945v4.pdf
Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

YPearceAT1874945v3.pdf
Contains personal information, address and telephone numbers of acquaintances. Entries for registered for RAF 9 Jan 43, fireguard duty days, swimming, medical appointment, passed selection board for Air Gunner 26 MaR 43,Holiday dates, call up papers…

YPearceAT1874945v2.pdf
Contains addresses in London and one in Stalag XXB Germany. Entries for bithdays, maths, fire watching, dancing classes, holidays, fractured arm 15 September and hospital appointments September and October, fire guard.

YPearceAT1874945v1.pdf
Contains address in Falmouth Rd London SE1, some personal details. Includes entries for a prisoner of war address, birthdays, maths, fire watching, met Grace (May), dancing, classes, holidays, address for Mary O'brian London.

VPearceAT[Date]-0003.mp4
Headed 'Sgt Pearce, 24.6.44, Ex 2, Course 99B'. Air-to-air gunnery film with Miles Martinet target aircraft. Taken from Wellington from RAF Ingham.

VPearceAT[Date]-0002.mp4
Headed 'Sgt Pearce, 23.6.44, Ex 1, Course 99B'. Air-to-air gunnery film with Miles Martinet target aircraft. Taken from Wellington from RAF Ingham.

VPearceAT[Date]-0001.mp4
Compilation of air-to-air gunnery films against Miles Martinet target aircraft.
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