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Two photographs of seven airmen standing underneath the damaged wing of a Lancaster. 'EA-D'.
On the reverse of the first photograph the annotation reads 'Uncle Tom on left'.
In the second photograph one of the men is pointing out some damage.

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Thomas standing in uniform in a garden. He is wearing his brevet. On the reverse 'Tom'.

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An air-to-air photograph of the starboard side of a Lancaster 'LS-M'. The wing and propellers of the other aircraft frame the image.

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Thomas on his wedding day, standing with his bride, Kathleen Rogers, outside the church.

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A half-length portrait of Thomas, annotated 'With Love Tom'.

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Six airmen standing at the nose of a Lancaster. Thomas Thomson is second from the right.

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Navigator’s air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E J Haddow covering the period from 28 November 1943 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Wratting…

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The letter advises Thomas Thomson that he cannot purchase his discharge.

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Thomas' Notice Paper, Certified Copy of Attestation and Oath.

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RAF Form 64 issued to Thomas Thomson in November 1940.

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An advice note authorising Thomas Thomson to wear medals.

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A summons for cycling without lights.

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An uncompleted printed document referring to service in the forces.

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A brief biography of Thomas Thomson covering his years in the RAF and after.

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Margaret Hourigan in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform with the rank of sergeant

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Wedding group photograph of Douglas Conlon and his English ‘war bride’, Nancy Woolrich, with two bridesmaids and 18 other guests.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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White cross with 1867875 Sgt A C Brett RAF 11.11.44.

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Previously reported missing now presumed to have been killed. Gives other personal details. Includes head and shoulders portrait of man in flying jacket.

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Reports attack on Mannheim using incendiaries by Stirling, Halifax, Lancaster, Manchester, Wellington and Hampdens.

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Informs her that further investigation by the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service had located her husbands place of burial at Heidenau. Informs her that all fallen would be transferred to specially selected military cemeteries and…

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Informing her that her husband was missing following operations on 11 November 1944.

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Writes to express sympathy on hearing her husband was reported missing. Mentions his task as flight engineer and hopes better news will reach her but if not she should be proud that his efforts brought nearer the days of victory and peace.

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describe crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describes crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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Writes that he saw Arthur Brett safely bail out of the aircraft. Presumes he went into hiding on reaching the ground and is sure he is alive. Sends regards from Stanley Alldis, member of the crew, who was a prisoner with the letter's author.
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