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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-06"

PBradburyDC17010009.pdf
Item 1 - photo of seven airmen at the front of a Lancaster. 81 operations are recorded on the nose. There are flags of Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK. In the background is a second Lancaster.

Item 2 - a telegram to Flying Officer Freamo…

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Written as civil defence duties finished. Thanks for loyal support. Notes final parade on 10 June 1945.

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Twenty-six airmen in three rows sitting and standing in front of a building with door and window. Most are wearing khaki uniform with shorts and side or peaked caps.

Printed on back: 'This photograph was sold by RAF Station Aqir, date: 22.6.45…

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Target photograph showing open countryside with fields at the bottom and open area at the top. A road runs top to bottom on right and another left to right at bottom. Caption '174, WS, 19.6.44, 8" 17500, 047 X., X. 617'. On the reverse '51.95/16'.

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A certificate issued to Martin Catty stating he was inoculated against yellow fever.

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Enclosing £1 contribution to S.A.S.O's presentation.

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Writes to Clark in hospital that he is sorry to hear of broken leg. Mentions he has not told Clark's parents of the accident.

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Writes of the impending disestablishment of 100 Group and telling a little of the history. Goes on to say that he has opened a subscription list for a leaving presentation or the A.O.C. Suggest £1.00 for wing commanders and above and 10 shillings…

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Addressed to Wing Commander Donaldson, 192 Squadron. Letter concerns contributions to present for A.O.C. and possible contributions for another person called 'Our Rory'. Notes that such subscription lists are strictly against peacetime regulations…

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Thanks him for contribution to A.O.C's presentation fund. Signed 'Chips'.

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Letter concerns information for temporary officers being selected for permanent commissions. Information on individual requests for commission cannot be given until the composition of the post war air force has been determined. A number of really…

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Writes of family and elections. Catches up with family news.

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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Writes that she received letter from Mrs Shaw that an aircrew had been laid to rest in France and had received photograph of the grave. Enquires whether Doris had heard anything and asks her to get in touch with authorities to find out if Malcolm…

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Over 120 airmen in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Titled '576 Squadron June 1945'

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Top, a battleship at sea captioned 'T2014 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC380 6 3/8 [CRUISER HMS ] NEWCASTLE POST 8 HT 300' and '22 May 1945 position 8 HT 300 FT Cruiser HMS Newcastle’
Bottom, a picture of a hospital ship at sea captioned 'T2077 STD' and '6…

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Top a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2070 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 M.V. POSN 25 250' and '13 June 1945 Position 25 250 FT'.
Bottom a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2069 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 'WILLIAM D BYRON' POSN 24 100FT'…

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Letter in reply to Mrs Hobbs regarding the inadequacy of her weekly pension payment. Handwritten annotation that letter has been passed to Minister of Pensions.

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Three page letter envelope from John Brittain to his mother. He mentions the bad weather and that he might sell his car. He tells her of the devastation that he has seen while flying over Germany.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Bill Bailey in uniform with brevet and medal ribbons. The photograph was taken to commemorate his promotion to Pilot Officer. Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Side view of a memorial stone at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, near Blérancourt, with large area enclosed with stone edging to the right. In the background part of a church. On the reverse 'JUNE. 5TH. 1945, ICI, REPOSENT. 7. AVIATUIRS, DECEDES. LE. 16…

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Writes that prisoner of war repatriation task is now over and that they now going to do a sort of Cook's Tour of Germany including the Ruhr. He goes on to discuss upcoming dates for birthday, anniversary and leave. States he may not be able to use…

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Map (Newcastle to Prague) showing route from Cambridge to between Rotterdam and the Hague, marked with arrows 'supply dropping areas'. Route continues to Wesel, Onsnabruck, Bremen, Hamburg, Hannover, Bielefeld, Hamm, Dortmund, Essen and return to…

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The Tirpitz is capsized, floating in a Norwegian fjord. On the reverse
'Battleship Tirpitz
Tirpitz 15 June 1945'.
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