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Four medals awarded to Maurice, including his DFC.

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A newspaper cutting describing a party at the United Services Club culminating in the award of a tankard and a cheque to Maurice in honour of his DFC.

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A certificate awarding Maurice the Path Finder Badge.

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The letter invites Maurice's father to a reception at Buckingham Palace to receive his late son's DFC.

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Dorris standing by the steps of a house. On the reverse ' This is Dorris and her surname may well have been Lester. A Dorris sent a telegram to Maurice congratulating him on his being awarded the FDC and she also sent him a Swan fountain pen.'
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The letter advises that Maurice is now considered killed in combat.

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield's award of DFC.

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield having been awarded the DFC in recognition of numerous operations against the enemy. Gives some personal local and family details.

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List of awards for DFC. H E Wakefield RAFVR 51 Squadron is listed towards the bottom.

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Notes that Harold Wakefield was engaged on special duties dropping the new 1--ton bomb. Notes he had done 58 operational flights and volunteered for his third tour. Stated he was previously awarded DFC and gives some personal details. Includes b/w…

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Mentions Pilot Officer Harry Charles Tabony and Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield.

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Congratulations on award of Distinguished flying Cross

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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DFC and ribbon in box along with letter from Buckingham Palace.

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Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

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Sends congratulations on Harold Wakefield's award of Distinguished Flying Cross which author had seen in the papers. Catches up with and other family news.

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Eight aircrew wearing Mae Wests and parachute harness squatting and standing two rows by the rear fuselage door of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'M.U.G. Bill Quirke (DFC), B/A Bert Warner (DFC), Pilot Jack Ford (DFC), visual B/A Bill Eyles (DFM), W.O.P…

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Three airmen wearing battledress and peaked or side caps sitting on a bomb trolley with part of a Lancaster in the background. A further Lancaster in the distance ion the left. On the reverse 'Don Carruthers (DFM), Bill Eyles (DFM), Bert Warner…

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Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

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MBE (Mil), DFC. AFC, DFM, 1939-1945 Star with Bomber Command clasp,(2013), 1939-1944 Aircrew Europe Star with 1944-1945 France and Germany clasp, 1939-45 Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, with M.I.D Oak Leaf, ER II Coronation Medal, 1953, ER II…
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