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The first letter is from the Air Ministry and is in response to a request to return her husband's bicycle.
The second letter is a reply to a request to send a last letter from her husband.

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Four biographies of 199 Squadron servicemen killed in action, with notes regarding the inscriptions on their headstones.
Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook, wireless operator/ air gunner;
Sergeant Ronald Hughes, navigator;
Sergeant John…

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Sergeant Tom Wharmby in uniform and his bride on their wedding day. His bride is in a bridal gown and veil, holding a large bouquet of flowers. They are standing outside the church. On the reverse 'Sgt Tom Wharmby, 199 Sqd, 1236751'.

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Tom Wharmby was born at Walkden, North Manchester. Mentions hobbies, schooling at St Johns School, Bolton Commercial and Worsley Technical School, his wedding and an accounting job at Cooper and Cooper. Details his military career with the Home Guard…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Tom Wharmby. He is in full uniform with sergeant's stripes and air gunner brevet. On the reverse 'Sgt Tom Wharmby 199 Sqd 1236751'.

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Example of nose art, left-hand side cockpit, Captioned 'LJ542 G'. This was a 199 Squadron Stirling EX-G.

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The telegram reports Roy Ellis is missing.

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Flying log book for flight engineers for T Knox, covering the period from 30 January 1944 to 17 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties as a parachute instructor. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Operations are for 171 and 199 Squadrons on the 9 March and 22 April 1945, included are the crew / aircraft allocations, take off times, locations and timings, route and tactics.

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Head and shoulders image of Sergeant Ronald Hughes. On the reverse 'Sgt Ronald Hughes of 199 Sqd 1450608 age 20 Navigator'.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook. On the reverse 'Ronald H.D. Cook. 199 Sqd. Flying Officer'.

This item was provided, in digital form, by a third-party organisation which used technical specifications and…

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A three quarters length image of Ronald Herman Downes Cook. He is standing wearing a Sidcot suit. On the reverse 'Ronald H.D. Cook 199 Sqd. Flying Officer'.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for a radar countermeasures operation.

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Event took place at RAF North Creake 3rd August 1945, and included, lunch, a service, a march past, salute taken by Air Vice Marshal E B Addison. In the evening a dance in one of the hangars.

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Ceremony was at RAF North Creake on 3rd August 1945, programme includes a message from Air Officer Commanding 100 Group Air Vice Marshal Addison, Order of Service, and Programme of events. The words for the hymns used in the service are also…

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Low level aerial photograph of damaged buildings, captioned 'Krupps, Essen'. The starboard wing and outboard engine of an aircraft are visable.
Photograph of a destroyed bridge over a river, captioned, 'Last bridge over the Rhine-Remagen'.
copy of…

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Log book for Wing Commander Peter Hattersley, covering the period 10 April 1937 to 24 September 1948. It details his flying training, operations flown and other flying duties. He was stationed at Hanworth Park, RAF Reading, RAF Netheravon, RAF Little…

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Rough handwritten notes in pencil covering Lancaster operations on 101 and 199 Squadrons.

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Marion Clarke served as an MT driver during the Second World War, her main duties were on Bomber Command stations primarily driving crew buses. She talks about the conditions she experienced such as her accommodation, uniform, leave and dances.…

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Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

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Referring to her letter of 12 December 1947, and stating that the aircraft of her late husband, Sergeant Tom Wharmby, was shot down at Nunspeet near Doornspijk on 13 May 1943. The Graves Service is intending to photography the graves of all service…

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Detailing where her late husband, Sergeant Tom Wharmby and his four crew members are buried in Harderwijk Cemetery.

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The letter reports that Doreen's husband is missing on an operation against Munchen. Included is a sheet with advice regarding publication of details of the circumstances of a casualty.
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