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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…

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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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A card issued to J Fullum.

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A card from the Caterpillar Club to Dick Curnock annotated 'Have ordered pin for J Fullum. Thought you might find these of interest! Eileen [undecipherable]'

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Dick Curnock's Caterpillar Club membership card.

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The letter accompanied the gold pin Dick has purchased from the Caterpillar Club.

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The first letter asks for his Caterpillar club pin and is dated 26/11/45. The second letter asks to purchase a gold pin, and is dated 23/1/47.

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A postcard sent to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock whilst a prisoner of war. He refers to his being shot down and surviving thanks to his Irvin parachute. He asks to be enrolled in the Caterpillar club.

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Sent to Ursula Valentine stating that they were glad to hear that John Valentine had saved his life with one of their chutes. However, they regret that they would not be able to send a badge until after the war due to supply restrictions.
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