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Tribute to Squadron Leader William G Neal Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross, Croix de Guerre, 1912-2001. Describes how Don Briggs met and was crewed with Bill Neal’s crew who having completed one tour had been selected for a…

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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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Signed by King George, formal certificate of award for Distinguished Service Order to Denis-Clyde Smith Distinguished Flying Cross on 9 Squadron on 9 February 1943.

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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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Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

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Thanks David for sending good wished on his award. Describes current activities at Little Horwood. Congratulates David on the award of bar to Distinguished Service Order. Comments that he is sorry that 192 Squadron is close to dissolution.

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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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Letter to David Donaldson from his aunt Nettie congratulating him on the Bar to his D.S.O and talking briefly about her publishing – royalties and printing shortages.

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Letter to David Donaldson from his aunt Nettie. Writes she has heard about David's Distinguished Service Order and asks her to pass on congratulations. Describes her current activities, weather and local area of St Andrew's.

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Letter to David Donaldson from his maternal aunt, Dorothy Clark, congratulating him on his Distinguished Service Order and catching up with family news. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Letter to David Donaldson from his aunt Dorothy congratulating him on his second Distinguished Service Order. She comments on news about David's brothers, Ian and Norman, who were both independently in Calcutta. Additional information about this item…

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Letter to David's younger brother Norman. Hank thanks him for the opportunity to see a copy of Norman's write up of David's Royal Air Force career and confirms that it is factually correct. Hank reviews his association with David and aspects of his…

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Mother expresses her delight and pride at hearing the recent news of his second Distinguished Service Order. Writes of father's visit to London and catches up with family/acquaintance news.

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Letter congratulates him on award of Distinguished Service Order and catches up with family news.

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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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Thanks him for watches and clocks. Hopes he will come for lunch when he comes up for Distinguished Service Order.

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Pleased and proud that he has been awarded Distinguished Service Order. Hopes she will see him soon and writes of possible travel arrangements. Catches up with other family news. Writes news of daughter. Note from daughter Frances on back page.

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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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Thank you from a former 192 Squadron member Trevor Hicks who is leaving shortly to return to New Zealand. Congratulates David on Distinguished Service Order award. Sends regards to all.

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Congratulates David on bar to Distinguished Service Order

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Details action to be taken for a replacement if his Distinguished Service Order and bar were not recovered.

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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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