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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1943-12"

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To officer at RAF Film Production Unit unit.Thanks him for his letter and offer of cooperation and help.

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An officer from the RAF Film Production Unit concerning someone from that unit conducting night filming from Lancaster.

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On headed note paper J Craven and Co Ltd, Adelaide, South Australia. Writes that he was glad that Cheshire had been able to find a pewter mug in memory of son. Notes they have had other bad news in that daughter's fiance Bruce Davies an air gunner on…

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Four women sitting on a lawn. The middle two are in air force uniform and the end two in waitress dress. In the background a two story Tudor period building with many windows. On the reverse 'Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, officers' mess 617 squadron,…

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A ticket for the Flannel Dance at Durban YMCA. Features Dennis Abraham and his orchestra. Price 1s 6d to members of the forces.

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Reconnaissance photograph showing built up area at the top with railway line running left to right, There is a red line surrounding a small industrial area top slightly to the left of centre. There is a scale marked showing 2000 ft and 'Y8,520'…

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A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

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Writes catching up with family news and his activities in India

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Five letters from Agnes Stott to Mr Blandford, a fellow crew member's father, and one to Mr Blandford from a fellow crew member (Pilot Officer G G Whittle) who did not fly with them on their last operation.

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Christmas card with seasons greetings and writes of life in India including sports and drill. Catches up with family news.

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Sends best wishes for Christmas and catches up with news of family and acquaintances. Mentions a nurse keeping them all in order. Mentions reflected glory she gets from him with fellow magistrates. Writes of granddaughter and hope to see them soon.

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Florence is upset that her son Gordon and Mrs Wynn’s husband are now presumed dead. Goes on to write about financial help from RAF Benevolent Fund. Catches up with family news and of other acquaintances including one who died in Japanese prisoner…

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Two letters to Malcolm Staves from his grandparents. Domestic news and wishes him a good christmas.

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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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Donald Fraser completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with 101 Squadron. He discusses the importance of ground personnel, his crew, his operations and the conditions at RAF Ludford Magna. He describes having to stop his mid-upper gunner…

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Made out by war office for driver Smith G A, includes basic physical features. Valid from 14 December 1943 to 13 December 1944.

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On the outside address and stamps. On the inside left a Royal Air Force crest and greetings. On the right a photograph of a Lancaster.

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Front addressed to Mrs Caunter-Jackson. From [..] Jackson. On the reverse stamps and postmark Coventry 21 December 1943.

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15 airmen and their officer. They are arranged in three rows, 14 are wearing side caps with a training flash. On the reverse '1943 Pembrey Pembrey Sth Wales No 1 Gunnery school
Middle Rear R McClements
To his left M.Mehan
Centre row 1st…

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Photograph 1 is of 48 trainee airmen arranged in 4 rows.
Photograph 2 is a squadron plaque with 'Target for Tonight 1939 [crest] 19?? and There's Always Bloody Something'. It is captioned '3rd Dec 1943 "9" Squadron 22nd May 1944'.
Photograph 3 is a…

EGortonHGortonLCM431229.pdf
He writes of his duties, activities on camp and colleagues’ postings.

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He writes of his colleagues postings and includes details of his income tax assessment.

EGortonHGortonLCM431226.pdf
He writes of his family at Christmas, a packet of cigarettes, train times between London and Cambridge and hotels in Cambridge.
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