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

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A letter accompanying a Caterpillar Club badge awarded to Jack.
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Jacks's badges, dog tags and Caterpillar Club badge collected during his RAF service.
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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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Top - caterpillar club card made out to Flight Sergeant P Hogan.
Middle - b/w photograph of four aircrew, two in front two behind. Bottom left man has pilot's brevet and the others half brevet. Captioned 'Pat Hogan (44 version) with three members of…

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Writes that thing were quite but he was doing lectures and cross countries and spending most of his time at Driffield. Continues with news of his and his crew's activities. Says he has seen some good ENSA plays. Makes some comments about the…

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Certificate of membership of the Caterpillar Club for Sergeant R L Gard.

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Note welcoming recipient as member of the Caterpillar Club.

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A letter printed by the club welcoming John.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

YLayneAJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Starts with a letter to him after she finds out he is a prisoner telling how she felt when he was missing and how happy she was with the news that he was a prisoner. After a day by day diary of her feelings, activities, news of friends and…

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Reports arrival of mail and says he had written to Air Ministry asking them to open an account in her name and mentions other financial matters. Catches up with news of friends and acquaintances. Mentions going to church and asks her not to send him…

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Sending him his caterpillar badge.

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Glad to hear that her husband's life was saved by one of Irvin's parachutes and welcomed him to Caterpillar Club. Regrets that was not possible to let her have badge until after the war.

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Alan writes that more letters have been arriving. He asks about his Caterpillar Club badge. He is losing a lot of hair but is fit.

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Alan still has not heard from his parents. He asks after Basil. He lists some items to be sent to him.

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Letter from Irvin to Bill's mother congratulating him on having successfully baled out and his Caterpillar Club welcome letter.

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Made out for Flying Officer E W Sanger

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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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