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

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A RAF signals corporal standing with King George VI pinning a medal on him. In the background a parade of airmen

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Enclosing the award and expressing regrets that he would be unable to present it personally.

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Left page: top, coffin of King George VI under guard; bottom, the KIng's coffin pulled by Royal naval sailors. Right page: top, progression of the coffin through people lined street; bottom left, four suited men sat at a desk with three men behind;…

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Left page: top, crowds celebrating.
Middle left, Winston Churchill acknowledging the crowds.
Middle right, crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace.
Bottom, the King, Queen, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret with Winston Churchill on the…

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An extract from the London Gazette confirming the award in recognition of his service and the completion of 33 sorties. It comments on David's cheerful and courageous determination and his consistently good bombing results.

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Declaring his confidence in David's loyalty, courage and good conduct, King George VI confirms his appointment to Flying Officer.

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Three items the first is a letter from Officer Commanding 9 Squadron, the second and third are from the King one a typewritten note and the other coloured scroll.

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A letter sent to Joan Broderick signed by King George VI offering sympathy for the death of her husband, Kenneth James Broderick.

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A letter of condolence written to Mrs A. S. Pring, signed by King George VI.

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Work completed, manufactured, erected or repaired items with the quantity of each listed item. Includes the reproduction in bronze of a citation of the president of the USA and H.M. The King’s letter awarding the George Cross to be mounted on the…

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A montage featuring a photograph of Frederick, his medals and ribbons, letter from the King, his crew, letter from his group Air Vice Marshal and a note with his crew names and a comment that they were shot down over Cologne.

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The letter accompanies an award made to Frederick by the King.

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From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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Offers heartfelt sympathy and countries gratitude for life given.

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RT Black's flying log book from 6 January 1938 to 18 December 1939. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Allison and Flying Officer Bailey. He was killed in action 18 December 1939.

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The letter congratulates Richard and his team for the successful flight to Australia.

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Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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A letter from the King awarding him the DFC.
There is a second copy of the document with his DFC.

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A detailed description of the education system undertaken in over 50 prisoner of war camps. Originally 28 subjects were taught but this ended as 84.
There is an illuminated section listing the tutors and lecturers and the subjects that were taught.
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