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Maurice's father with a ewe and lamb and a land girl. On the reverse 'Harry teaching land girls Parkfield'.
Parkfield Lodge is at Headstone Lane and the entrance to the lane that ran down to the house is just opposite the Headstone Lane…

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A group of 53 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front is a caption 'No 1 Flight No 2 Squadron 10 ITW October 1941' and on the reverse each man has signed his name.

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A newspaper cutting describing a party at the United Services Club culminating in the award of a tankard and a cheque to Maurice in honour of his DFC.

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A military pass used by Maurice at Cochran field.

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Maurice's birth certificate.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for completing his pilot training course.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for passing his instrument flying course.

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A certificate awarding Maurice the Path Finder Badge.

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The letter invites Maurice's father to a reception at Buckingham Palace to receive his late son's DFC.

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The letter is from Maurice's mother to Maurices' brother and sister, Nellie and Harry. She encloses something to give to Maurice.

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Three half length portraits of Maurice Stimpson.
In the first he is a sergeant and is wearing his pilot's wings.
In the second he is a trainee with a volunteer reserve badge.
In the third he is wearing a flying suit with a fur collar.

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30 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the reverse 'Perth 1941'.

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Maurice sitting in a bath. On the reverse 'This is your's truly taking the one & only bath since leaving England. "look how dirty I am," MS'.

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A bus, car and waiting passengers at the bus station. On the reverse handwritten 'Valdosta, Bus Station' and printed 'Valdosta Bus Station 1942'.

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An air to air photo of the port side of an AT-10 Wichita, MO713. On the reverse is handwritten 'Could have got a little closer?' and printed 'Maurice comment. Could have got a bit closer. Not sure if he was taking the picture or the comment was…

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Two aerial views of the twin lakes at Valdosta, identified on the reverse

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51 trainee airmen arranged in five rows. At the bottom is handwritten 'London 1941'.
Each man has signed his name on the reverse.
Printed on the reverse is 'London 1941 Maurice Back row 8th from Left'.

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30 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the reverse '11 EFTS No 1 Grading School 24-12-41'.
Each man has signed the reverse.

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Four rows of trainees and one officer. At the bottom is handwritten '1941 Scarborough'. On the reverse 'October 1941 10 ITW Scarborough'.

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A group of five trainee airmen in their greatcoats. On the reverse 'From L Terry, Maurice, Pete, Davis (Dave) 1942'.

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The four men are standing in the snow. On the reverse 'Moncton. Maurice far right others unknown 1942 so returning to UK'.

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A half length portrait of Maurice in uniform.

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Roy sitting in his turret. On the reverse 'Roy in his turret'.

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Two members of Maurice's crew standing in front of their Lancaster. On the reverse 'From L Robinson, Roy'.
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