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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1941-04"

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Thirty-seven airmen wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in three rows. In the background trees and buildings. Captioned '3B Flight, Receiving Wing, April 1941'. On the reverse 'Padgate or Babbacome, Ian A Wynn, back row 2nd from right'.

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The letter refers to Jim Tyrie being missing in action and assuring his father that he may be captured and that efforts will be made to trace him through the Red Cross.

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A telegram to Jim Tyrie's father reporting his son missing.

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Six items referring to Jim Tyrie being shot down and being imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a camp photograph of Jim Tyrie and nine other prisoners, all are named.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting of Jim Tyrie…

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Photo 1 is ten men standing in a group, captioned 'Muir, Denny, McCombe, McConnel, Neely, Kerwin, Bushell, Beauclair, Panton, Newman (End room tunnellers April 41)'.
Photo 2 is a group of ten men.
Photo 3 is a group of 13 men.
Photo 4 is a group…

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Photo 1 is a group of airmen arriving at the camp, captioned 'Arriving April 1941'.
Photo 2 is a bearded man with a pipe.
Photo 3 is two smiling pilots.
Photo 4 is a man in a sweater holding onto the wire fence.
Photo 5 is two men in shirts, one…

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Photo 1 is a group of ten airmen inside the prison camp. Behind is a watch tower. It is captioned 'Jim 4th left standing'.
Photo 2 and 4 are 14 men in two rows beside a hut. It is captioned 'May purge from Dulag
Back: Libbey, Stratford, Norton,…

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Forty-five airmen sitting and standing in three rows in front of a building. John Valentine is eighth from the right in rear row.

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A certificate awarded to Rex on crossing the Equator. Issued on board HMT Yoma.

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A programme detailing a concer to be held on board HMT Yoma.

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Writes this is third letter she has written today and mentions her days activities going out into town. Discusses finances, her future plans and job. Hopes she will be able to live with him again someday but in the meantime bring daughter up in the…

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Writes she is enclosing sisters latest letter and invite his comment. Thanks him for his letter and likes his descriptions of activities. Talks about his upcoming leaves, baby's activities and visit of district nurse. Mentions starting dress making…

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Writes that life is easier now that he has been posted and she can concentrate on baby. Writes of baby activities (feeding sleeping behaviour) as well as her own doings. Mentions family she is staying with are very friendly and helpful but still has…

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Two telegrams telling him to report to Lord's,
RAF F2150 RAFVR, deferment of call up,
his service number 'ticket' drawn out of a hat and address of someone with a service number fifteen after Keith Thompson's.

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Letter to Joyce Donaldson's father, M H Edwards, on headed paper from the Bishop of Dover agreeing to take his daughter's wedding. Goes on to describe his rules for marrying a couple but agrees that he can leave that to M H Edwards in this case.

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Letter from Air Vice Marshal H Bottomley, commanding 5 Group regarding flight battle damage to Hampden P1164. He remarks that Pilot Officer Harrison and his crew 'showed courage and determination in bringing their aircraft back to England' and wants…

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Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

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Thanks her for letter and mentions a car. Writes of exams and results. Mentions rain and going to Penzance. Complains about mail and raises possibility of her visiting.

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Thanks for parcel and cake. Enquires whether possible to bring son to Newquay and discusses finances. Mentions examinations he is taking and daily routine. End of letter is missing.

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Writes of being busy and receiving inoculations. Says he is going to Newquay next.

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Thanks him for his letters.

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A repetition of previous letter but this one was sent via the American Consul in Algiers

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Writes about moving from El Kef to Médéa in Algeria. New arrangements organised for internees by American and British governments with cooperation of French. Explains that conditions are much better that at El Kef where they were very rough. They…

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Oblique aerial photograph showing Narford Lake in the bottom half. To the top left of the lake is Narford Hall. Above the lake tree plantations in estate.

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Oblique aerial photograph of Heacham surrounded by fields. There is the shadow of a Hampden one quarter way up from centre bottom. There is part of another exposure at the top.

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