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  • Collection: Pearce, Arthur

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.

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…

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…

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

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

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

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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.

LPearceAT1874945v1.pdf
Air gunners' flying log book for A T Pearce, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 25 November 1946. It details his flying training, operations flown and post war flying.

Arthur Pearce was stationed at: RAF Bishops Court, RAF Seighford, RAF…

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

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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.

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Two warrant officer crown badges front and rear

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Golden eagle pathfinder badge front and rear.

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Appointment scroll for Royal Air Force Warrant Officer

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

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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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A Lancaster (PA474 operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial flight) with squadron letters KM (44 Squadron) leads a Hurricane on nearside and three spitfires (one in photo reconnaissance camouflage) on far side. Below are town buildings and open…

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Air to ground view of the Thames and four bridges including Waterloo Bridge. Somerset House and the Strand bottom right.

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Formation of five Lancasters in distance below over open countryside bottom middle. A further four single aircraft behind.

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Young girl wearing skirt and jacket standing in front of a Meteor RA476. In the background another aircraft and tall buildings.

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Vulcan on the right at low level, taken from the ground, flying to the left. Blurred spectators in foreground.

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Air-to-air view of formation of six Lancasters with a light paint scheme. Only the nose of the nearest aircraft is visible.

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Taken over the wing of aircraft with other indistinct aircraft in the background.

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Air to ground view of Boston's central business district, Charles river curves from bottom left to bottom right.
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