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  • Tags: RAF Downham Market
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Letter sent from Sergeant's Mess, 99 Squadron, RAF Newmarket. Describes bomb damage to Newmarket town and brief details of two operations to Boulogne.

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A letter from Frank Gales (father of Pilot Officer P F W Gales), stating that he has been unable to find a photograph of his son and Bob Butler. The letter also outlines brief details of the operation where his son and Bob Butler were reported…

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A letter from Frank Gales (father of Pilot Officer P F W Gales) providing the names and addresses of next kin of other members of his son and Bob Butler's crew: 'Pilot - S/Leader C Raymond, AG - F/O A J Calvert, Bomb Aimer - Sgt Kelly, Wireless…

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A letter suggesting that Butler's sister write to the Committee of Adjustment Officer at RAF Marham regarding her brother's belongings.

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A letter explaining that nothing further has been heard of Bob Butler and his crew and that if they are prisoners of war the International Red Cross will inform the squadron.

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A letter confirming that Bob Butler did not return from an operation on the night of '23/24th September'.

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A letter providing the names of Bob Butler's fellow crew members and their next of kin.
'They are:-
S/Ldr. C. Raymond. Mrs. C. Raymond (Wife)
P/O. P.F.W. Gales. Mr. F.L. Gales (Father)
F/O. A.J. Calvert. Mrs. Calvert (Wife)
Sgt. L. Kelly. …

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Letter sent from RAF Downham Market explaining that a search for photographs has been unsuccessful.

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Keith joined the RAF 11 Nov 1941 and was released as a WO on the 19 June 1946, from the no 104 PDC Hednesford. He served in the Middle East from 26 Jan 1946 until 12 June 1946.

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A biography of Anthony David Lambert. He joined the RAFVR at age 19. He was shot down over the Baltic Sea and was able to swim ashore, where he was captured. He took part in the Long March. After the war he remained in the RAF.

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The Wing Commander is delighted to hear that Alan is alive. He asks to borrow Alan's letter and congratulates him on his son's escape (from the aircraft).

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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R M Maywood, navigator, covering the period from 31 December 1943 to 25 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…

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A brief description of bombing activity during the war. Starting with the ineffectual early operations to 1000+ bomber operations. He lists some of the operations then details some of the hazards for returning aircraft. After the war Stan took a new…
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