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PColsonWA1605.jpg
On the left a woman sitting on a bench offering a bone to a dog sitting on the bench between the woman and a young girl on the right looking on. In the background a fence. Submitted with caption; 'Wyn & Joan Colson (Billy’s Sister) 1951'.

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PMillsGA2006.jpg
Top left a man wearing uniform tunic holding a dog with bushes in the background. Captioned 'Gordon Mills Aug 41'. Top right a three-quarter length portrait of a man wearing tunic and side cap sitting. Bottom left another copy of top right…

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Cartoon of a landed Tiger Moth with pilots standing to the side, surrounded by kittens with the caption; “Don’t ever land like that again Sutton!!” Submitted with caption; “Comical”.

LFertichF[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Frank Fertich’s Flying Log book as air gunner covering the period from 24 January 1944 to 17 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli (9 B&GS), RAF Wellesbourne Mountford (22…

E[Author]MWareingJ441104.pdf
Letter from Margaret to her friend Joan. She writes that Joan must be pleased to have found out where her husband, Bob, is and that her very good friend’s son is also at the same prisoner of war camp and has been there for over a year. She also…

PMitchellJEF16010049.jpg
An RAF officer wearing tunic and side cap sitting in a pony drawn two wheeled cart. On the reverse 'C Ball'.

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BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv2.pdf
Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

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Wing Commander James Sindall with a dog.

PNichollJ1801.jpg
51 aircrew in three rows in front of a Hampden and a hangar with a large dog in the centre of the front row. John Nicholl is fifth from the right in the front row.

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LMackieGA855966v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

PSaundersEJ20010059.jpg
Four photographs from an album, captioned 'Wild Bears No cages for these fellows'.
Photo 1 is an airman standing looking at a bear.
Photo 2 is a bear advancing to the camera.
Photo 3 is of two bears. Behind is a family of three adults and two…

PQuineJW16020078.jpg
Top left - a dog sitting on grass in front of a bush. Part of a building on the left. Captioned 'Meal time?'.
Centre right - in the centre a steam train engine moving to the left on tracks through snow covered ground. Captioned 'Must have seen this…

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PQuineJW16020034.jpg
Top left - man wearing battledress standing holding front paws of dog sitting up in front of him. In the background a tree and building. Captioned 'Bill and His Majesty'.
Top right - man standing wearing flying suit and smoking a cigarette. To the…

PQuineJW16020028.jpg
Top left - shot of head and front paws of dog lying down by wall. Caption 'Peter'.
Top right - three men wearing battledress standing in line in front of a building with tree on the left. captioned '"Just out of bed", Spence, George, Dick'. Bottom…

PFordTA17110064.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a horse and cart for tourists, captioned 'Gharry driver, Valetta'.
Photo 2 is five airmen. Four are sitting on a low wall and the fifth is lying in front. All are wearing swimming trunks. The image is…

PChadwickR19020101.jpg
A Man dressed in arctic clothing and hat holding a dead Reindeer on a rifle over his shoulder. In the background a tent. On the reverse 'Tymms with reindeer, base camp, Reindeer Peninsula, Liefde Bay, 21 July 1924. (Photo C S Elton)'.

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PFordTA17110030.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a street scene, captioned 'Weyburn Main St'.
Photo 2 is an aerial view of a railway line and a few houses, captioned ' The town? of Yeomans'.
Photo 3 is a horse and sled outside a store. The caption has…

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Writes of seeing father of on cold dark morning and is wondering what he was doing. Says she has written many times and what letters she gets from him bring her great joy. Thankful that he is alright and gets pleasure from games, tournaments and has…

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Writes of last letters received and latest cable. Asks about dogs he mentioned in camps and catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions other correspondence and passes on news. Writes of father going out on night duty and comments on the…

PEllamsG1615.jpg
George in his office at RAF Cosford with his dog. On the reverse '11/6/71 Cosford by air'.

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Letter number 7. Writes he has been in bed all day resting after duties of the night. Says he and the boys are all OK. Had not been to town since last Wednesday. Thanks them for their letter but is concerned they would not get this one from him due…

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Letter number 6. Short note to let them know the he and the boys are OK. Mentions he got up until mid day and had been on duty previous night and morning. Writes that he had sent laundry and mentions receiving a letter passing on an address in…

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Letter Number 4. Short note to let them know that he and the boys are OK. Says he has just got up. Mentions he had not been to town for some days. Writes of his adopted rooster. Hopes they are keeping fit.

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EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE440118-0002.jpg
Writing in pencil as had lost his pen. Acknowledges receipt of letter and arrival of a parcel for which he mentions contents. Catches up with news of family and friends. Mentions upcoming leave and plans. Continues with family gossip. Writes about…

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