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James Douglas Hudson followed a friend to join the RAF. He trained as a navigator and was posted to 101 Squadron at RAF West Raynham. On his final operational flight with the squadron he ran out of fuel and crashed. He was taken prisoner by the Vichy…

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Les Rutherford was called up for the Army just short of his twenty first birthday. He was in France at the time of Dunkirk and made it to the beach of St Valery where they were under constant bombardment. He and another soldier found a door and…

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Expressing sympathy on the news that Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford had been reported missing. Requesting that any news received by Jack's wife be passed on.

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A book about Turner Field with photographs and text. It covers all aspects of the airfield and the staff working there.

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She writes that she is off to Switzerland for treatment. Her health has partly recovered. She has been out in a car to look at Marlow and the Thames.

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News clipping. John Taplin is reported as a prisoner of war in Germany.

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His father has not heard from his son for a while but the letter offers reassurance in that John has received parcels and cards.

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The letter advises that the Red Cross has been officially informed that John is a prisoner of war.

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A label for a parcel sent to John Taplin by his father.

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An article about the German treatment of British and French prisoners of war.

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John has changed names with another prisoner of war. The Letter suggests a reason for this.

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A letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St John of Jerusalem sent to Mrs Joan Broderick concerning her husband, Kenneth. The letter provides an update on the whereabouts of Joan's husband, of which the German authorities have no further…

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A letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St John of Jerusalem sent to Mrs Joan Broderick concerning her husband, Kenneth, whose whereabouts is still unknown. The letter includes the information of two of Kenneth's crew members, Sergeant…

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Certificates awarded to Charmian Quitmann having been examined in Parts A and B in First Aid. On the reverse 'Written 49 Oral 19 Practical 19 86 Honours'.

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The letter offers news regarding events when her husband's aircraft was shot down. The German authorities confirm that six airmen had lost their lives.

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Certifies that Reginald William Lingfield Muir was missing and presumed to have lost his life as a result of air operations.

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Following the report that Reg is missing, advising that of the seven casualties of the crash, three have been identified as Sergeant Hannel, Sergeant Johnson and Sergeant Barrett, three are unidentified and one is unaccounted for.
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