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Photo 2 is a caption with the names of the four in photo 1.
'Warrant Officer NC Jackson VC, Sir Roy Dobson OBE, Managing Director, Mr E Sandilands,…
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Letter 2 is from Cyril to his mother, dated 18th July 1943. He writes six pages explaining he is about to undertake his first operation. He explains how his estate is to be spent…