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Denis and a woman at the seaside. They are both wearing coats and are standing on a promenade at the seaside.

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Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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The lyrics to 27 war time songs

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Twenty two Royal Air Force and Woman's Auxiliary Air Force members of a band standing, wearing tunic uniform, in two rows. Most are holding musical instruments. In the centre of the front row are a male and a female officer standing behind a pile of…

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The bar was named after Group Captain Denis Peter John Smith DFC CBE. The text describes the man and there is a photograph of crew under the nose of an aircraft and a second photograph has two airmen standing at the rear of an aircraft. It is…

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Six members of the bridal group identified in a handwritten note. 'Wedding photo of Jim & Doris Miller c1947-8
from left Jim's sister, Delia Miller with husband, Dennis Lavender
Centre; the bride and groom
left brother Dennis Miller and his…

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A Christmas and New Year card to Jim from Danny. The card is printed for 52 (L) Dicion BAOR and has a saltire herald crest with 'Mountain' underneath. On the reverse is a Heraldic Map showing the training and active service of the 52nd (L) Division…

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A group of seven airmen sitting on the grass, behind is a jeep with two more airmen sitting on it. Further behind are saloon cars and spectators in civilian clothes. The airmen are wearing shorts . On the reverse is 'Wellington crew' and 'W83'.

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An aerogram written from Andrew training in South Africa. Comments on lack of letters, that he has had a tooth removed and moved huts. He has been studying quite hard, helped by a good library at the camp, and there are film shows three times a week.

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Hand-written 1944 diary. Detailed entries of flying, camp life, the weather and letters to and from home. Many references to going to cinema. Last entry 17 July 1944.

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a 29 page duplicated magazine produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. All the items are original, mainly 'in' jokes consisting of stories, jokes, poems and cartoons.

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A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. It includes 'in' jokes, stories, poems, cartoons and a
a crossword puzzle.

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A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

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A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel at Branston Mere. It includes 'in' jokes, poems, cartoons, and a ghost story.

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An airman and two airwomen seated on steps outside a brick building. Two have newspapers on their laps and a cup and saucer is beside one woman.

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A menu for a re-union dinner

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Made up photograph of two men wearing school caps seated in a drawn single engine aircraft placed on a photograph of a coastal background with hills and buildings with sea in the foreground. David Donaldson is on the right. 'The word 'Drachenfels' is…

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Thanks him for having allowed them six barrels of beer for a farewell party for aircrew leaving the squadron.

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A Form 441 Navigation Log used as for an evening out at the Queen's Hotel, Prestwick concluding a B.2 course. It includes a menu and 43 signatures of the participants.

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A souvenir card of the Annual Outing of Taylor Walker & Company on the SS Royal Eagle including luncheon at "Dreamland" Margate. There is a programme of events, a menu, the toasts and music that will be played by the band.

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An invitation issued to Harry Redgrave and his wife to attend a day trip on the SS Royal Eagle, to Margate and back.

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For Mrs Jessie Redgrave to attend a social evening at RAF Upwood organised by the Sergeants Mess. On the reverse 'Defence [Evacuated Areas] Regulations 1940. it can be obtained at Stationary Office at 120 George Street Edinburgh'.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie from his RAF station in Scotland. He writes about the poor weather and its effect on the station and flying, an impending Burns' Night supper and his homework.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about returning to base, further training and life at the station.
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