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  • Collection: Banks, Peter. Album two

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The inside of the SNCO's mess. In the foreground are easy chairs, against the walls tables and chairs and in the background is the horseshoe bar.. It is inside a Nissen hut.

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A handwritten list of dates covering the period 1 September 1945 to 23 January 1948. They refer to where the writer, wife and son spent his last years in the Royal Air Force.

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Photograph 1 is taken from the side of a lager ship. In the water are small boats selling fruit, vegetables and other items.
Photograph 2 is of a dredger.
Photograph 3 is of a lighthouse.
Photograph 4 is of trees at the side of the…

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The first photograph is looking at the ship's wake from the side of the ship. Captioned 'And so out into the Red Sea, passed Aden, (temperatures around 130-4°) out into the Indian Ocean and 4 days to Bombay. After short stay at'Tin Town' by train…

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The first photograph is an Indian man doing laundry captioned 'Dhobi Wallah, No 'Daz' white!' The second photograph is horses at the racecourse. The third and fourth photographs are of the Victoria memorial and are captioned 'Victoria Memorial…

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Photograph 1 is of the Chowringee district in central Calcutta. Captioned 'Chowringee - Calcutta'.
Photograph 2 is a local taxi with two sikhs sitting inside. Captioned 'Taxi wallah!'
Photograph 3 is a cathedral captioned 'St Pauls Cathedral…

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Photograph 1 is of a man sitting leaning against a lamp post. He has a hugely swollen leg. Captioned 'Elephantitis!'
Photograph 2 is of three men squatting on the pavement, one man is writing on a small lectern. Captioned 'Pavement letter writer…

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Photograph 1 is of a cow eating rubbish on the pavement. Captioned 'Sacred white cow'.
Photograph 2 is of a cart being pulled by two bullocks. A driver is standing on the cart. Captioned 'Bullock Cart'.
Photograph 3 is a temple captioned 'Jain…

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Photograph 1 is three men leaning on the railing of a ship. Captioned 'And so on to "The road to Singapore aboard S.S. Aronda via river Irawaddy & Rangoon Fanhy, Woolfall, Self'
Photograph 2 is a native boat on the rive captioned 'On river Hoogley…

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Photograph 1 is a montage of six photographs of Rangoon Docks. Captioned 'Panorama of Rangoon Dockside (Swei Da Gong Pagoda, Centre & background)'
Photograph 2 is a large pagoda and is captioned 'On the road to Mandalay, Moulmein Pagoda,…

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Photograph 1 and 2 are views across a lake to a substantial house, captioned 'Sultan of Jahore Residence'
Photograph 3 is a causeway with three trucks and a car crossing. Captioned 'Causeway between Singapore & Malayan peninsular [sic]'
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Photograph 1 is strips of rubber being dried on a washing line, captioned 'Water rubber out to dry? Not dhobi!'
Photograph 2 is of a rubber tree being taped for latex and is captioned 'Tapped rubber tree'.
Photograph 3 and 4 are a group of airmen…

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Photograph 1 is a memorial cross on top of a hill. Captioned 'Memorial to dead prisoners of war used to construct surrender hill Malaya'.
Photograph 2 is of a plaque on a plinth with the message 'In Glorious Memory Shandar Yadcar 20 Indian Division…

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Photograph 1 is of a view looking to the top of the hill.
Photograph 2 is of a group of airmen at the rear of a truck.
Photograph 3 is a view of the jungle
Photograph 4 is a river in the jungle
Photograph 5 is of three men walking along a jungle…

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Photographs 1,2 and 3 are of three different airmen preparing the picnic
Photograph 4 is a group of men at the side of the river.
Photograph 5 is a river view.
Captioned 'Monty organises a 'Pick' nic to Khota Tinnghi'.

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Photograph 1 and 2 are views of the falls
Photograph 3 is a view of the falls captioned 'Top of the Falls'.
Photograph 4 is a group of men is swimming trunks at the side of the falls. Captioned 'S.Ldr T. E. Jones enjoys it as well (Note hippie swim…

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Two photographs of the same group of men in swimming trunks at the edge of the falls. Captioned 'Stan, Fanhy, Myself &Bish'.

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Photograph 1 is of six men sitting drinking. Captioned 'L-R. --F/Sgts Twissell -S/Ldr T.E. Jones W/O Evans'.
Photograph 2 is of three men sitting drinking. Captioned 'L-R F/Sgt Fancourt (Fahny) (Monty) Banks (Stana) Waite Stanaswien?'.
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Photographs 1,2 and 3 are groups of airmen sitting and drinking. Captioned 'W/O Brixton Serenades Cpl's (ex RAF Stradishall Photo' section.) The only colour process failure at Feltwell due to his staff open colour marker film to light when unloaded…

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Photograph 1 is of two men standing in the bar, captioned 'Barman Sgt Walker'.
Photograph 2 is three men standing in the bar, captioned 'Mess treasure (sic) does bar stock take'.
Photograph 3 is mainly women, babies and children sitting. Captioned…

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Photograph 1 is eight men in swimming trunks at the side of the pool.
Photograph 2 is six men in the pool
Photograph 3 is four men in the pool
Photograph 4 is a view of the pool area
Photograph 5 is a view of the pool area
Photographs 6-14 are…

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Photograph 1 is an inflight port side view of a Mosquito. It is flying over many small boats at the edge of the city. Captioned '84 sqdn (Mosquitoe) P.R.U. Seletar Singapore 1946.
Photograph 2 is an oblique aerial photograph of the centre of…

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Photograph 1 is an oblique aerial photograph of the cathedral, captioned '(Air) St Andrews Cathedral'.
Photograph 2 is a ground view of the cathedral, captioned '(Ground)'
Photograph 3 is the cinema, captioned 'Cathay Cinema see 16 top tight from…

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Photograph 1 is an oblique aerial photograph of a large building, captioned 'G.P.O. & Anderson bridge (air)'
Photograph 2 and 3 are ground views of the building captioned '(Ground) GPO & Anderson bridge'
Photograph 4 is the GPO building with boats…

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Photograph 1 is the Victoria Memorial Hall from the air, captioned '(Air) Victoria Memorial Hall'
Photograph 2 is the Hall from the ground, captioned '(ground)'.
Photograph 3 is the Hall and a bridge, captioned '& bridge'.
Photograph 4 is a…
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