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  • Tags: George VI, King of Great Britain (1936-1952)

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

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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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King George VI, the Queen, and Princess Elizabeth meeting aircrew personnel. Ron Doble is standing behind them, marked with a cross.

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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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Photographs 1 to 7 are of King George VI presenting medals to airmen.
Photograph 8 is an overall view of the investiture ceremony with the King and Queen, airmen and airwomen lined up and civilians spectating.
Captioned 'King George VI presenting…

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Photograph 1 is of the Queen leaving her car.
Photograph 2 and 6 are of the King and Queen leaving the Officer's Mess.
Photograph 3 is of the King and Queen talking to airmen.
Photograph 4 is of the King shaking the hand of an airman.
Photograph…

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Photograph 1 is of two officers shaking hands, watched by airmen and airwomen.
Photograph 2, 3 and 6 are of views of the parade with a royal and RAF ensign central to the view.
Photograph is of 4 the King and Queen
Photograph 5 is of the King…

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The King and Queen being shown round aircraft at West Raynham. Captioned 'R.A.F. West Raynham Sept 1942. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth. Group Capt Earl of Bandon.'

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Letter offering sympathy and consolation to Mrs C R Jaques.

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Commissioning scroll for Thomas Sayer dated 25 May 1944 as Flying Officer, signed 'George R.I.'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of King George VI in uniform of Admiral of the Fleet. In the background drawn curtains.

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Notes that the King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace on 12 March 1945. Derrick Allen requested to be at palace no later than 10.15. Goes on to details dress and who may accompany.

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Gazetted on 6 March 1945, informs Derrick Allen that he will be awarded his medal by the King at an investiture at Buckingham palace on 12 March 1946. Goes on to discuss other relevant details concerned with investiture.

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King George VI in RAF uniform shakes hands with a sergeant at the near end of the rear rank of airmen parading on grass. To the King's right, two other RAF officers. In the background Venturas are parked in two lines.

Top right a group of officers…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about Charity Show held at the Winter Garden Theatre in London; the king and the queen were present. Will be visiting Aunt Maisie’s for Christmas.
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