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  • Tags: George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952)

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Form sympathy letter from Buckingham Palace to Mrs F Phillips following the death of her husband.

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A letter from the King expressing sympathy on the loss of his son.

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Details of Sam's time with 128 Squadron at RAF Wyton and RAF White Waltham.
There is a photo of Arthur Harris giving the salute.

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Roy Chadwick stands in front of a Lancaster talking to H M The Queen. To the left a group of dignatories including the King in uniform, look on. In the background left a hangar, to the right spectators and another hangar. On the reverse 'Their…

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Roy Chadwick stands in front of a Lancaster talking to H M The Queen. To the left a group of dignatories look on. Behind left a hangar, to the right spectators and another hangar. On the reverse '[sic] Avro Anson 1935'.

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In the centre H M the King wearing a light suit and tie at the front of a progression of men in suits. To either side workmen at machine benches. Inside a factory building. On the reverse 'The King visits Chadderton about 1941. Roy Chadwick mid photo…

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Three men on a stand behind a partially constructed aircraft looking into the cockpit. In the foreground other men look on and in the background many spectators. Scene inside factory with skylights. On the reverse 'H M King George VI at A V Roe & Co…

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The letter accompanies Charles Distinguished Flying Medal and a letter from the King.

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The letter advises Charles of his award of a Distinguished Flying Medal.

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A magazine produced in a prisoner of war camp. It describes the need for education in the camp, the lecturers, the subjects taught and examinations taken or about to be taken.

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A letter from the KIng awarding Fred a DFC and a note from Arthur Harris describing why he received the award.

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A letter from King George VI to Cliff Watson awarding him the DFC, regretting he is unable to award it personally.

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A crest for 427 Squadron with approval from King George VI.

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King George VI, the Queen, and Princess Elizabeth being introduced to a group of RAF airmen and ground crew. Ron Doble is standing behind them, marked with a cross. On the reverse 'To Ron From His Mid-Upper X mark the spot "Jock" '.

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Notes that the King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace on 4 December 1945.

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Regrets unable to personally give Pearce well earned award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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King George VI on the right wearing greatcoat shaking hands with a Royal Air Force officer wearing a greatcoat on the left. There is another officer obscured behind the king. In the background a building.

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A scroll awarded to Harry Redgrave acknowledging his death on active service.

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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth wearing civilian clothes in an open horse drawn carriage. In the background trees,

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Condolence letter and envelope from King George VI to Jessie Redgrave on the death of her husband, Harry.

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Two photographs of Robert Stott, one portrait, seated, upper torso in civilian clothes, second in uniform with sergeant's stripes, seated on a small box leaning against house wall, small child on his knee. The third is of Robert's medals and…

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An album book containing: 1. Photographs of Ian Wynn, his family and his first crew captain. 2. A history of his first captain. 3. Letter of sympathy and memorial scroll. 4. A diary of events from joining the air force up to first operation fully…

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Lester of condolence from King George on death of Hedley Madgett.

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Mark Johnson reminisces about John Blair. He discusses family life in rural Jamaica as a mixed-ethnicity person, highly respected by everyone. He was a qualified teacher, a lawyer, and a farmer. Reminisces other Caribbeans who volunteered and served…
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