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MYeomanHT104405-190417-02.pdf
Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

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Three verse poem - a time for living, forgetting, and no time to mourn.

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Three verses poem about fear, despair and resulution.

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Poem abut thinking of loved one at the end of the day.

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Two verse poem about thoughts.

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Two verse poem about things that haunt.

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Six verse poem of instructions should he die.

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Two verse poem.

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Poem about playing chess.

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Three verse poem on love conquering fever.

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Sub titled (a prayer before action). Four verse poem about flying and death close at hand and how beautiful was life.

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Poem about a friend who died too soon.

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Four verse poem on winter.

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Poem about armourer loading bombs but would not be there when they were dropped.

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Contrasts hopelessness, loneliest and death with the joy of love.

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Two verse poem about bombing.

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Dedicated to C.R.W, killed March 7 1944 in an aircraft accident. Contrasts the pain of death with the serenity of afterlife.

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Letter to Robert Wannop congratulating him on his Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Photo 1 is Warrant Officer George Bailey at the 90 Squadron memorial.
Photo 2 is a Horsa being towed by a Halifax.
Photo 3 is a Horsa in D-day markings.

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Photo 1 is Reg and Kay Poynton on their wedding day, standing in a garden.
Photo 2 is the nose of a Stirling showing the outline of a seated naked lady, captioned 'Q for Queenie'.
Photo 3 is two Stirlings having collided on the ground.
Photo 4 is…

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Photo 1 is a half length portrait of Flight Sergeant Poynton, annotated '1944', 'Died at Willington, Burton/Trent Feb 2003' and signed 'Sincerely yours Tommy From Reg 29/3/44 90 Sqdn'.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of Flying Officer Jack Smith,…

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Photo 1 is an unknown airman sitting on the starboard outer engine of a Stirling.
Photo 2 is Arthur and his crew sat on the top of an aircraft in 1944.
Photo 3 is seven airman standing at the rear of an aircraft.
Photo 4 is eleven aircrew and…

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Photo 1 is Valetta cathedral.
Photo 2 is the Armoury, Governor's Palace.
Photo 3 is a street view, looking towards the cathedral.
Photo 4 is a street view with goats.
Photo 5 is Valetta harbour with six ships.
Photo 6 is an ornamental…
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