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  • Collection: Peadon, Alec Henry

Sybil was born in Bracebridge near Lincoln, she went to Bracebridge School then left at fourteen to work first at a Co-op store and then at and electric shop. Sybil talks about civilian life in wartime, her family working at Foster Quinns, fireā€¦

A letter to the mother of Alex Peadon informing her that her son is missing after an operation to Munchen-Gladbach. The letter includes a list of six fellow crew members.

A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

Form WG3 detailing travel arrangements for Mr and Mrs Peadon and Mrs J Hunter to visit Alec's grave at Antwerp.

A card sent by Alec Peadon. On the front the card has an RAF crest and inside, 'From Alec'.

An envelope used to hold photographs from a film processing company. Included is a receipt for 295 francs.

Alec Peadon in civilian clothes on a bike. Behind him are houses, a petrol pump and a road sign 'Newark Rd'.

A half-length portrait of Alec in Sergeant's uniform with bomb aimer's brevet.

A group of 51 trainee airmen arranged in five rows. On the reverse are six handwritten signatures.

Two postcards of York Minster. The first is the interior and the second is the exterior.

A half-length portrait of Alec. On the reverse is stamped '1 Apr 1942'.

13 photographs of Alec's grave in Belgium

13 photographs of Alec's grave in Belgium

Alec, in uniform, lying on a bed.


A head and shoulders portrait of Alec standing in front of a church.

A group of ten trainees including Alec, arranged in three rows. On the reverse eight men have signed their names.

The letter is to Alec Peadon's mother confirming that her son is missing in action.

The front page of a Flemish calendar. There is a colour drawing of an old woman.

A head and shoulders portrait of Alec taken from the City School Book of Remembrance.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

A half length portrait of Ted Peadon.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Three young girls in a row. One is wearing a Union Jack top an has Vs sewn into her skirt. Information supplied with the collection identifies the girl on the right as Molly Peadon and the girl in the centre as Grace.
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