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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1943-10"

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Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan (24 October 1942), Berlin (October 1943 and 8 March 1944) and Munich (24/25 April 1944). Some of the photographs described are not in the collection. Also a description of photograph…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-13.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; art in camp; official reports from the camps; group photographs from the camps; the letters they write home; [two pages missing]; how they help the funds (fundraising at home); what Germans put in their parcels; news from…

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Notes that Cheshire relinquished acting group captain rank on 25 October 1943 but continued to get paid for that rank until 30 November 1943. This resulted in over payment of £25 5s 8d. Goes on to discuss recovery of the money.

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Issued by Cope's to Ted Neale at 42nd Air School, Port Elizabeth (Hut 72). On the reverse are doodles.

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Admit one to witness investiture dated 23 November 1943

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Written from 27 Squadron India. Writes of life in India, that he has had many letters from various people. Mention lack of social life and catches up with family news.

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Formal course photograph, 46 trainees, three staff, arranged in seven rows on flight of stairs leading to double doors. Captioned 'D FLIGHT, 3 SQUADRON, No 20 ITW BRIDLINGTON AUG 14th - OCT 9th 1943'. There are also a large number of signatures.

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Letter advising her that because of the length of time her husband has been missing he must now be presumed dead

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Mrs Russel assumes that Mrs Wynn has no news and writes about her other two sons who are serving and tells Mrs Wynn to keep hoping.

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Thanks her for return of completed forms and notes she would like help with school fees. Suggests they would be happy to do this and request she reapplies later in year. Notes that son will be eligible for a £50 education grant from age eight and…

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Refers to letter informing her that husband was missing and states that information had been received from the International Red Cross that Pilot Officer Russell Petts and one unidentified body were shot down on 26 May 1943. Not possible to identify…

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Letter thanks recipient for support and offers sympathy over Kathleen's situation.

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Letter 1. dated 16 October 1943 informs Mr A V Ansell that his son Sergeant A Ansell is officially presumed to have lost his life. Letter 2. Dated 19 June 1946. Informs recipient that a war gratuity is payable and enclosing form for application.

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First operation to Montluçon 15 September 1943. Briefed as easy trip with little opposition. Arrived early and waited for pathfinders, bombed from 8000 ft. Wing Commander Smith missing from operation reported hit by bombs. Operation 2, Mondane 16…

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A photograph of the crew and an account of the night (27/28 September 1943) they were nearly shot down over Hanover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and…

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Western Union cablegram from Toronto announcing ' Arrived Tuesday am well love, Roy Chadwick'.

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Postcard to Rosemary Chadwick from Roy Chadwick written while airborne between Los Angeles to San Francisco. Sends love to all. Postmarked Seattle, Washington State. On the front a photograph of a United Airlines DC 3.

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Addressed to Rosemary Chadwick from Roy Chadwick. Writes he has arrived and had an interesting day. Postcard is of hotel where he is staying. On the front a painting of a large multi-story building with American Flags on top and trees in the…

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Writes that she will be pleased to see him in two weeks. Catches up with news of school and illness. Says she went to the Lacarno with aunt and mentions that air raid warning and all clear have gone off.

EGortonHGortonLCM431030.pdf
He writes of night flying, travel arrangements for his next leave and domestic details.

EGortonHGortonLCM431029.pdf
He writes of his night flying duties and a taxiing accident.

EGortonHGortonLCM431027.pdf
He writes of night flying, social activities and arrangements for leave.

EGortonHGortonLCM431024.pdf
He writes of night flying duties, returning to operations, social activities and domestic arrangements.

EGortonHGortonLCM431021.pdf
He writes about his law exams, night flying, returning to operational flying and of social activities and domestic details.
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