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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-01"

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Sergeant J C Shaw lying in state in his coffin, guarded by two airmen. They are in the chapel.

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The coffin of Sergeant J C Shaw flanked by wreaths, flowers and two airmen. In the chapel at the camp. One wreath has 'RAF' and the other 'Die Deutsche Luftwaffe'.

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Horse drawn hearse with the coffin of Sergeant J C Shaw. There is a large group of airmen in greatcoats marching behind the hearse. The graveyard can be seen on the right of the photograph.

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Group of airmen in greatcoats standing to attention at the funeral of Sergeant J C Shaw. They are arranged in three rows. Behind are woods and the graveyard.

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A German officer leads the hearse containing the body of Sergeant J C Shaw. Behind the hearse are rows of British airmen wearing greatcoats. In the background is the graveyard and trees.

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The coffin of Sergeant J C Shaw is laid to rest by his fellow airmen. A group of German soldiers with rifles stands guard. The trees are bare of leaves.

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The grave of Sergeant J C Shaw covered in wreaths. In the background are more graves and bare trees.

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A German officer and two airmen in greatcoats saluting at the internment of Sergeant J C Shaw. Other airmen are holding wreaths to be laid on the grave. In the background the graveyard is lightly covered in snow, with the trees bare of leaves.

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Four airmen stand at the grave of Sergeant J C Shaw. On the right German soldiers fire their rifles in salute.

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A group of airmen at the internment of Sergeant J C Shaw. Two, on the left are saluting. Other airmen are holding wreaths for the grave. Light snow on the ground and trees bare of leaves in the background.

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A wreath from the Luftwaffe on the grave of Sergeant J C Shaw. It contains the words 'Die Deutsche Luftwaffe'.

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Nine actors and four musicians. The actors are seated on stage and are wearing wide brimmed, conical hats. The musicians are playing guitars, a violin and a lute.

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Picton scenes. The first is a view from a low hill of Picton, captioned 'Picton Jan 1941'. The second is a snow covered barn set in fields. In the foreground is a wooden fence and to the sides are bare trees. The ground is snow covered. Captioned…

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Scenes of American transport. The first is a truck at the side of a snowy road. A corporal is about to enter the passenger side. On its front above the cab is 'Knaust Bros Inc Mushrooms'. Captioned ' Airmans Special Alec Wood somewhere between Albany…

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Niagara Falls views. The first is a clear view of Niagara Falls. Captioned 'January 1942'. The second is a view of the Falls framed by a tree, captioned 'Niagara Falls September 1941'. The third is a view of the Falls through buildings with long…

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Falls views. The first is of Horseshoe Falls, captioned 'Horseshoe Falls'. The second is of the Horseshoe Falls and is not captioned. The third is a view of the falls framed by a doorway, captioned 'Niagara Falls'. The fourth is a view of the…

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New your buildings. The first is a view from a tall building looking towards the Hudson River. There are several tall buildings and smoking chimneys. The second is a ground level view looking up the RCA Building, 30 Rockefeller Center. The third is…

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Alfred Marshall volunteered for the RAF with three of his friends from the town. He was the only survivor of the war. The losses of RAF are very personal to him as he recollects the other losses of friends who shared his Nissen hut. He flew…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Hannover. The image is largely clear with only one flare in the top left. Street patterns and buildings are clearly visible. Captioned ‘2. J (Z6) 12 NT 26-27/1/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’

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Vertical aerial photograph of unidentified location. Detail are largely obscured by clouds, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. Towards the top a road and fields are visible. Captioned ‘2. S (X8) 12 NT 31/1-1/2-42 TX. F/8” [arrow].

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Photograph 1 is of eight airmen in two rows and is signed by seven of the individuals. Captioned 'R.A.F. Middleton St George, S.H.Q. Photo Section. 3rd April 1942.'

Photograph 2 is of an airman in battledress carrying a Thompson machine gun and…

ELampreyPGuntonW4201X3.pdf
Peter Lamprey is complaining about the remoteness of the station on Tiree and the lack of entertainment.

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Peter Lamprey writes that he is feeling ill after celebrating Hogmanay. He notes there is not much news and concludes with some banter.

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Peter Lamprey writes that mail had arrived but unfortunately no cigarettes for the Nary, Army and Air Force Institute. He continues with some banter and comments about life at Tiree. He mentions that a trawler went on the rocks and Royal Air Force…
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