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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-04"

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Four pages from wireless operators log book. January, February, March and April 1946. Aircraft Lancaster. Includes local flying and trip to Italy and France.

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Twelve airmen, eleven wearing battledress and the other a tunic, nine standing and three sitting in front. In the background part of a Hangar. On the reverse 'Seated l-R, Cadman, Edwards, Turtle. Standing 2nd L Davies, 3rd R McCallum. April 1956,…

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Made out for Flight Sergeant H Moss. last day of service 10 April 1946. Gives some personal details. Served from 22 October 1943.

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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Four airmen under the front of a Wellington. On the reverse 'Graham, Guy, Sparks & 'Chicko' Khormaskar. Aden. April. 1946.'

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A front view of a Wellington. Two ground crew are examining a damaged port tyre. The starboard tyre also appears to be damaged. Two other men are engaged in a discussion.
On the reverse '775 having pre-flight befor [sic] leaving Asmara, Eritrea.…

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Two airmen walking in Via Vittorio Veneto, Udine, near the post office. On the reverse 'Udine Apr. 4 /1946' , 'All for you. dear!!!' and Best Wishes [indecipherable] xxx'

Identification kindly provided by Monica Emmanuelli.

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Two men standing by the beach. On the reverse 'Harry Bold B.R.Ws Chairman April 1946 Aden'.
[BRW is Broken Rock Wheelers]

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Three airmen in shorts, two topless, standing in front of an aircraft.
A second copy is identical but on the reverse 'Willie, Self and Bert. Khormaksar. Aden 46. April'.

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Three airmen and two friends standing in a group. On the reverse 'Willie, Chicko, Bert, Sam, Bill, Khormaksar. Aden. April. 46'.

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Postcard to Rona Hay from her father. He writes that he has just got back to Cannes from Marseilles. He also says that he tried to go along the road to Gourdon but could not as the bridge of Abime had been blown up.

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Postcard to Mrs J. V. Hay from her husband. He writes that he has only four weeks left, about the weather, going sailing and bathing and going to Paris the following Tuesday.

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Postcard to Rona Hays from her father. He writes thanking her for the sweets she sent and telling her he is going to Cannes for a week.

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Postcard to Rona Hay from her father. He writes that he was in Gourdon the previous week and will be going back in two weeks’ time.

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Postcard to Mrs J. V. Hay from her husband who writes about the weather, being at the beach and visiting Gorge du Loup and the village of Gourdon.

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Postcard to Mrs J. V. Hay from her husband. He writes of his journey from Paris to Cannes, the weather and the flowers and trees coming into bloom.

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Postcard to Mrs J. V. Hay from her husband. He describes the picture on the postcard as having originally been a Phoenician fortress.

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Postcard to Mrs J. V. Hay from her husband. He writes about his activities and the weather.

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Officers record of service for Keith Bruhn issued in 1946.

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Fred Hooker's warrant appointment document.

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Congratulations on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order and request agreement for insertion of entry into the Law Society Gazette of short summary of Royal Air Force service and awards.

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Apologises for incorrectly quoting her husbands rank, that of pilot officer in previous correspondence on 13 April 1946. Ensure her that grave will be correctly inscribed she will be sent a photograph of it in due course.

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A programme for the revue 'Let's Go Mad' presented by The Station Revue Company at RAF Boscombe Down.

Also included are a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.
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