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He writes about their daughter Carol and mess life at RAF Wickenby.

This is the last letter he sent home. It arrived after the news of his death.

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A half length portrait of Jack

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A full length portrait of an airman in a Sidcot suit in front of a wooden hut.

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A document issued by the Metropolitan Police recording Jack's service in the police.

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Jack's Certificate of Death officially recorded.

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He expresses regret that he missed his sister's wedding and looks forward to seeing her when he gets back.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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AC Hill writes to his sister from Egypt about photographs that he sent and girls at his sister's work.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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The letter expresses sympathy for the loss of her husband.

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The letter attaching a Certificate of Death. It is assumed that her husband has died following the disappearance of his aircraft.

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Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

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Seven aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet, four standing and three squatting in front all with arms round each other. Man back left smokes a pipe. In the background part of a bomber. The same photograph is mounted in his log book with names…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank and light engineer brevet and a side cap. Velvet curtain in the background.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing battledress with flight engineer brevet, nametag and flying helmet and goggles.

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Fred McCullough discusses his series of abstract art works which are an homage to his uncle.

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Course photograph of observers, 23 individuals, some sergeants some officers posed in three rows in front of a camouflaged structure. On the reverse RAF stamp but no unit or date, two stickers Bristol 01 and 0274.

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Lists operations flown as an air gunner with 207 Squadron to Homberg,
Dortmund Ems canal, Dusseldorf, Munich, Heilbronn, Geisen, Heimbach, Gdynia, Stettin, Politz and Dresden between 1 November 1944 and 14 February 1945.

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…

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Pilots flying log book for James A Penny, covering the period from 10 November 1941 to 23 November 1943 when he was shot down over Berlin. He was stationed at AAC Souther Field, RCAF North Battleford, RAF Shawbury, RAF Sleap, RAF Blyton, RAF Upwood…

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37 airmen arranged in four rows. Refresher training on Beauforts. Laurie Penn is identified as being third from the right in the bottom row.

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The four are pictured at Oregon where the two women sang in a choir for them. The caption reads 'L to R; Colin Richardson, later killed in action, Lawrence (Laurie) Penn, names of ladies unknown'.

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A group of airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Mitchell. Laurie is identified in the caption.

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A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

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Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

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RAF form 2520A records that Ted Leaviss served from 8 Nov 43 to 1 April 47, was an Air Gunner and served in India from 10 December 45 to 10 January 1947.

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Ties from the various organisations Ted belonged to. They include ties from the Air Gunners Association, Royal Air Force Association,, Operation Manna, 460 Squadron, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
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