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  • Tags: Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947)

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A photograph of Brian taking photographs captioned 'Brian, eight films later'.
Second photograph is of a ceremony, captioned 'G/Capt Cheshire V.C. at ceremony to unveil portrait of Roy Chadwick'.

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From County high school for girls. Congratulates Roy Chadwick on being honoured by the King for his work as aircraft designer. Proud of having a 'father' who had done service to country.

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On 23 August 1947 near Adlington, death of Roy Chadwick in aircraft crash.

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Discusses her father’s designs work and remembers both skipping stones on a river during holidays with her father and catapulting marbles over a washtub in their garden. She goes on to discuss the Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation, the bouncing bomb…

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Writes that he is enjoying Greece more that Turkey and that as finished most of his business in Turkey, he wished that she could be with him for sightseeing. Writes of his arrival in Athens and meeting British official and a cavalry officer on leave…

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Passes on family news and writes of Rosemary's activities at school in last week. Looking forward to half term.

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Writes that they are having a quiet evening and enquires about her activities. Looking forward to the holiday and catches up with family news.

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Writes that they are looking forward to he being home and discusses arrangements. Mentions Alan spending time with them before sailing for Kenya. Catches up with other news and wishes luck for examinations. Includes apology for late submission of…

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Sends thanks for anniversary gift and cards. Relates events at party. Writes about cars and family health issues. Discusses actions to prevent falling ill and about food parcels. Concludes with talk of family activities.

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Emphasises need to eat and sleep well at this stage of her life. Apologises on state of bananas. Hopes she will enjoy future activities and catches up with family news.

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Writes that food is on its way and thanks for recent letter. Mentions it will soon be half term and cancelled hockey match. Catches up with family news.

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Sends thanks for nice postcard and discusses family health issues. Mentions he is flying to Paris in a Lancastrian. Catches up with news and mentions they are sending apples.

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Asks whether she has received parcels and money, Mentions presents to other family members. Writes of arrangements for holidays and reminds her to bring bed sheets home. Concludes with weather.

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Hopes she is settled back at school and writes that parcel with letters and photographs other items is being prepared. Questions her about school activities and hope she has comfortable dormitory. Catches up with family news.

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Thanks for letter and is sending money for camp fee. Mentions that he enjoyed christening ceremony and spoke to Princess Elizabeth. Catches up with news.

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Corrects her spelling of receipt and asks about photographs. States he has recovered from shingles and is feeling well. Mentions that mother has obtained some jam and goes on to discuss weather and heavy snow. Hopes she is warm enough at school.…

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Discusses Rosemary's tiredness and school activities. Catches up on family news and hopes she had received jam and sweets. Talks about thaw of snow and hope she has been warm at school. States they have been warm at home due to stockpiling coal, gas…

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Regrets she will not be able to travel home for half term due to weather and that the roads are too bad for them to visit her. Hope that school has enough fuel to keep heating going. Remarks that weather crisis will spur the country to get things in…

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Writes he is surprised that most girls are going home for half term despite snow and that he has informed the school that she will now also be going home. Encloses money for travel expenses and assures that they did want her home but thought rail…

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Note to go with identity card. Mentions he was at Air Ministry until late and had to drive home. Hope she will not get German Measles. Talks of visits and meetings and flying in the turbine driven Lincoln.

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Mentions thaw has set in but blizzard reported raging in Yorkshire. Wonders what conditions were like in Derbyshire. Catches up with family and enquires after school activities. Parcel with apples and oranges on the way and congratulates on…

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Thanks for letters and glad settled at school. Talks of clothes and food sent. Enquires about life at school and mentions hard work required for exams. Talks of weather and family activities and successes with laying chickens.

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Writes that new accommodation will be good and provide privacy during her school certificate term. Catches up with news. He will send application form for summer camp to school and enclosed booking fee. Provides data on eggs laid by chickens.…

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Glad that oral exams went alright and offering advice on taking examinations. Asks if extra tuition and talks on other school activities. Catches up on family news and events, jam and sweets being sent tomorrow. Planning to drive over on Sunday and…

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Looking forward to seeing her at weekend and requesting train arrival time. Glad school is going well and that measles epidemic is subsiding. Talks of photographs and pullets but no special news.
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