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A letter to David Donaldson congratulating him on his award of a Distinguished Service Order and on his promotion to Wing Commander. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Congratulates David on award of Distinguished Service Order and Air Efficiency Award.

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Written from HQ 14th Army, South East Asia Command where he is now a Captain. Congratulates David on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order and offers banter about his medals. Writes of recent leave and complain of action by Royal Air Force…

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Congratulates David on bar to Distinguished Service Order

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Account of David Donaldson's Distinguished Service Order, biographic and family details.

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Congratulations on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order and request agreement for insertion of entry into the Law Society Gazette of short summary of Royal Air Force service and awards.

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Thanks him for photographs and congratulates on award of Distinguished Service Order. Comments on Dams operation and other war news. Continues with family news and hopes the war will soon be over.

Theresa Sassoon was Siegfried Sassoon's mother. …

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Congratulations on bar to Distinguished Service Order.

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Congratulates David on Distinguished Service Order and Al Roach on award of Distinguished Flying Cross. From the ex adjutant of 192 Squadron serving now in 231 Group, S.E.A.A.F.

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Top centre a full length wedding group portrait. An officer in uniform tunic carrying a peaked cap. On the right a women in full length white wedding dress carrying a bouquet. Behind bridesmaids partially visible and in the background a church arched…

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Details about the operation on the MAN u-boat engine factory in Augsburg and the decorations awarded to the crew members.

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Newspaper article about Halifax on tour of Rhodesia and South Africa via Bulawayo, Ndola, Nairobi, Khartoum, Cairo and Rome. Mentions demonstration flights in South Africa and that the aircraft was commanded by Squadron Leader Clyde-Smith…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Squadron Leader Denis Clyde-Smith wearing peaked cap and tropical tunic with pilots brevet and ribbons for Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Newspaper clipping showing a head and shoulders photograph of a Wing Commander with a Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar ribbon and pilot’s brevet. He is wearing a name badge 'Woodroffe'. It is captioned 'Squadron Leader J. L. Munro DSO, DFC'.…

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On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Wing Commander Donaldson D.S.O, D.F.C

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Congratulatory Telegram to David Donaldson from his Aunts and Uncles on the award of his DSO. '84' refers to the home address of DWD's Aunt and Uncles; 84 Oakwood Court, West Kensington, not a Squadron.

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Three quarter length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing a suit with medals including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar. He is holding folder paper.

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Image shows eight decorations in two rows. Top row are Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross and Burma Star. On the right a photograph in frame of Leonard Cheshire sitting writing in a chair in a garden. On the…

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Half-length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing tropical uniform jacket with rolled up sleeves and side cap. Visible is group captain rank, pilot's brevet and medal ribbons for Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying…

Five Group Newsletter, number 21, April 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about process of servicing, gardening, navigation, honours and awards, signals / radar, tactics, air bombing, radar / navigation, link…

Five Group Newsletter, number 25, August 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about sports, engineering , war effort, gunnery, training, equipment, photography, gardening, war savings, second thoughts for pilots,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 27, October 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, signals, tactics, air bombing, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, training, second thoughts…

Five Group Newsletter, number 30, January 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on famous last words, operations, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing, signals, gardening, training,…
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