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

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DFC and ribbon in box along with letter from Buckingham Palace.

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The scroll is a message of sympathy from the King and Queen.

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Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…

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An account of how the need for Operation Manna arose, how negotiations with the German accupying forces proceeded, how the operation was announced to the Dutch people and a summary of the Operation.

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Newspaper cutting, no source, no date showing a Christmas card to the King from the prisoners of war in Stalag VIIIB, Christmas 1941.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Squadron badge with lion with standard, squadron CVI, moto Pro Libertate. With signature of the King, Guy Gibson and others. Submitted with description 'Photo of the 1941 approval of the 106 Sqn badge, signed by HRH King George VI. Other signatures…

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Top - the Queen and princesses at the doorway of a Hudson with an RAF flight sergeant on the left. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret exiting 206 Sqn Hudson B-VX. RAF Bircham Newton, January 1941'.…

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Top - the King, Queen and two princesses talking to RAF officers behind the wing of an aircraft. In the background a hangar. Submitted with description '.King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret standing behind wing of…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030001.jpg
Top - a senior RAF officer talking to the Queen and another lady with other personnel including a young girl looking on. In the background the rear of a Hudson. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth, with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret…

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Letter from King George VI and the Queen, offering their sympathy, together with the envelope.

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Records Peters appointment as a Pilot Officer

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Commemorates Pilot Officer E H Tansley RAF who gave his life.

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For Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Clarence Lindsay Hughes as pilot officer from 31 March 1943.

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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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A copy of 429 Squadron's crest with 'Approved George R.I.'.

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A copy of the 427 Squadron Crest with 'Approved George R.I.'

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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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