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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1947-08"

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Certificate of burial for Roy Chadwick in parish of Woodford in city of Chester on 27 August 1947. Annotated 'Grave Number M.W. B13 and 14'.

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On 23 August 1947 near Adlington, death of Roy Chadwick in aircraft crash.

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Order of service for funeral of Roy Chadwick, Sydney Thorn and David Wilson on 27 August 1947.

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Essay by Rosemary Lapham with memories of her father and the day she learns he will not come back. Writes of his brilliance and hard work as an aircraft designer. States he invited her to come to the airfield but she declines as she has to help her…

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Rosemary Lapham is the daughter of Roy Chadwick CBE, the designer of the Manchester and Lancaster aircraft. She tells her father’s story. Her father was born in 1893 and when he left school at the age of fourteen he became a draughtsman at…

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Card Number 3201 available to 15 August 1947. On the reverse members name 'Flt Lt R C Godfrey' and signature

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Printed card of His Majesty's Troopship Georgic. Captioned 'H.M.T. Georgic. 27,000 tons Singapore Bombay Port Said Blighty'. Photograph of the side of a ship and its wake. Captioned 'and so for home into a 4 day long storm across the India [sic]…

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A letter from Field Marshall Claude Auchinleck to British forces serving in India. It thanks the forces for their service and wishes them Godspeed.

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Photograph 1 of the side of a ship and its wake. Captioned 'and so for home into a 4 day long storm across the India [sic] ocean (11.00. am 17-08-1979)'
Photograph 2 is a dockside farewell captioned 'Population bid farewell Auld Lang Syngue [sic]'.…

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Photographs 1 and 2 are from the deck looking down at people on the quayside. Photograph 3 and 5 are a clock tower at the dockside. Photograph 4, 7, 9 and 9 are views of the docks.
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