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

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

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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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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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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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Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as a Pilot Officer.

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Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as Flying Officer .

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Notes that the King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace on 20 November 1945. Donald Cochrane requested to be at palace no later than 10.15. Goes on to detail dress and who may accompany.

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Photograph 1 and 2 are of the King and officers standing in front of a Boston.
Photograph 3 is of the King being shown a vertical aerial camera set up.
Photograph 4 is of the King and Queen with an officer looking at his watch.
Photograph 5 is of…
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