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  • Tags: Caterpillar Club

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A card accompanying the Club lapel pin awarded to Ted.

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Three items relating to the loss of Ted's Lancaster. #1 is a note about the crew - 4 were killed and 3 baled out. #2 is the reverse of the note explaining that the WAAFs at Edith Weston were very kind to the Forces. Ted sold his logbook and medals to…

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A card awarded by Ted for successfully parachuting to safety.

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A pin issued to Ted for parachuting to safety.

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Two views of Ted's box opened revealing its contents.
There is a head and shoulders portrait of Ted with his POW number, 16865, printed on. There is a post it note with 'POW Germany Ted Thornhill 1943-1945'.
Inside the box is a Caterpillar Club pin…

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A certificate of membership awarded to Ron after his escape by parachute.

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A membership card belonging to Reg including a Congratulations cover.

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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MWestonF126909-161113-09.pdf
General Information about Fred. It records his date of birth and death with a comprehensive list of his family. Included are details of his funeral.

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A membership card awarded to Fred for safely parachuting from his aircraft.

Penswick, J - Notes-02.pdf
A compilation of photographs of Jack comprising 25 images in this collection.

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

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A letter accompanying a Caterpillar Club badge awarded to Jack.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Jacks's badges, dog tags and Caterpillar Club badge collected during his RAF service.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Membership card for Caterpillar club made out to Sergeant H E Wakefield

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Gold caterpillar pin in box with 'Presented by Irving air chute of Gt Britain Ltd'.

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Certificate of membership Card made out for Sergeant W Daymont

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Requests caterpillar badges for himself and his crew after they baled out on night of 24 December 1944.

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Gold caterpillar pin badge

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A collection of cloth and metal badges, identity discs, goggles and Caterpillar Club membership card that belonged to Allan Smith.

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Allan Smith's membership card for the Caterpillar Club and a broach.

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The letter is a response for Allan's request to become a member of the Caterpillar Club after his safe use of a parachute.

MScottEW188329-170406-03.pdf
Contains welcome to the club and includes tag with date, card for Flight Sergeant E W Scott, a gold caterpillar badge and envelope.

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…
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