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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-06"

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Top left - air-to-ground photograph showing Trafalgar Square with Whitehall running towards the top.
Top right - air-to-ground view showing Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace on the right.
Bottom - newspaper cutting with photograph showing…

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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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Inviting him to an investiture for award of his son's DFM.

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Three documents, the first is Ministry of Labour interrupted apprenticeship paperwork, the second is Derrick Allen's registration as a carpenter and joiner apprentice and the third is the completion certificate of his apprenticeship with on the…

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Letter 1 is to Cyril's mother from the RAF accompanying his log book.
Letter 2 is from Cyril to his mother, dated 18th July 1943. He writes six pages explaining he is about to undertake his first operation. He explains how his estate is to be spent…

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The letter accompanies two flying log books.

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From James and Helen Girdwood asking if they had heard any more news of Hedley who had been friends with their son Bill in Canada. Enclosed photograph of Bill. Addendum notes - 'Extract from Sidcup Times,21 June 1946 notice of pilot Jordan killed…

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The letter congratulates Dick Curnoock on being promoted to warrant officer and is full of domestic news.

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Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

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Three-quarter length portrait of Flight Lieutenant John Whitworth with Distinguished Flying Cross ribbon. On the reverse 'JUNE 1946', 'F/LT John Withworth'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

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Item 1 is a list of the aircrew from 35 Squadron who took part in the Victory day flypast.
Photograph 1 is 12 Lancasters in formation at the Fly past. It is captioned 'Victory Day Fly Past 8th June 1946'
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting referring to…

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Item 1 is a letter from 'Tedder' to all participants in the Victory Day flypast.
Photograph 1 is a flypast of 12 Lancasters taken from the ground. It is captioned 'Squadron triangle and Trafalgar Square' and underneath 'Nelson turned his back but…

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An air-to-air photograph of three Lancasters captioned 'Lancaster "C" for Charlie in the Victory Day Fly Past over London by 35 Sqn on 8th June 1946 with Ron at the controls'.

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Top, the left wing and fuselage of Halifax with members of 517 Squadron, in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running…

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A programme for the Frontier Force Regimental Band performance at the Victoria Memorial Hall, Singapore

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Top, the right wing of the Halifax with members of 517 Squadron in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running across the…

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Air to ground view of eight Lancasters with light paint scheme lined up in pairs pointing right. Beyond them a runway with buildings on the far side.

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Top right - newspaper cutting notes that rain an poor weather nearly led to the cancellation of the RAF Victory fly-past over London. Report by correspondent airborne in formation. Fly-past of 307 planes of RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Notes that 35…

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Top - newspaper cutting with photograph, air-to-air view of two Lancaster behind in trail in formation. Notes that Lancasters of 35 Squadron will represent RAFs heavy bombers in London's Victory Day fly-past. Picture taken during test flight from…

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Top - ground to air view of formation of twelve Lancasters over Nelson's Column. Church steeple on bottom left.
Middle left - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in formation over city of London. River Thames runs left to right through middle. Tail…

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Top - air-to-air view of six Lancasters in echelon formation with clouds in the background. All have light paint scheme.
Bottom left - ground to air view of formation of 12 Spitfires followed by one six Mosquito aircraft . Building bottom right.…

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Full length wedding portrait of Arthur and Joyce Long's wedding. He is dressed in a suit, she in a long white dress with veil and small train. She is carrying a large bridal bouquet.

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Two RAF sergeants walking along a street, annotated 'Leave Stirling June 1946'.

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The three airmen are working on a table. On the reverse Working out Dave's courses etc for his U.K. trip June 46'.

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Stan sitting on the rocks by the sea. On the reverse 'Conquest Bay Aden .June. 1946.'
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