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Peter was born in Erdington, Birmingham. He joined the RAF and was trained at the Empire Air Training School in Canada. He re-mustered as a navigator and was with 49 Squadron for a short time. Peter then joined 106 Squadron and did a tour of 34…

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A booklet of prayers. It is annotated 'Thornhill. CE'.

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Top left - view across city with mosques and minarets. Captioned 'The Mosque Mohamed Ali, Cairo'.
Top right - mosque with two minarets bottom left with city wall beyond and large mosque with two minarets in the distance. Captioned 'The citadel…

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Notes that Pete Perry was baptised on 19 August 1923.

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From Halton Congregational Sunday School. Congratulations and hopes that he would be home soon.

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From Congregational Church. Writes that they were proud of him and glad that his ability and work had been recognised.

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Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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Covers local news and also covers news from primary department, short notices, leave calls, letter from lads and lasses including one from K Gill, cartoons, and more replies to letters.

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A large group of prisoners attending a service captioned 'De Fransche krijgsgevangenen herdenken hun doden op Allerzielen -Kerkhof Muhlberg' and translated as 'The French prisoners of war commemorate their dead on All Souls' Day -Kerkhof Muhlberg'.

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A religious service outside a church made from a camp hut. Clerics are in white with prisoners kneeling around the building. It is captioned 'De kerk in 'gevangenschap' translated as 'The Church in 'Captivity''.

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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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Sends good wished for 1942. Contains news of congregation members. In particular announces the engagement of Kenneth Gill and Vera Longden. Also notes Kenneth Gill home on leave. Letters from the boys and other church news.

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Baptism certificate In Latin.

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In the centre an open front tent with several clergy wearing white surpluses. Either side are two Wellingtons, one with 304 Squadron code letters, and a large group of people gather in front of the one on the right. On the reverse 'The church at the…

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An airman in khaki and shorts standing beside a Jeep. Behind is a row of tents. On the reverse 'RAF "Tengah" Chaplain S/Ldr "Rev" Ashton (A wizard type) Oct 1946 Singapore.'

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Top left - view of a band in front of large parade of airmen. Flag pole on left and buildings in the distance. Captioned 'Band on church parade'.
Top right - parade marching with airman in foreground and building on left. Captioned 'Marching to…

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Order of service with hymns and prayers.

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Red covered devotional booklet 'Daily Light, Morning Hour' and small blue cigarette case with catch. Both damaged by shrapnel.

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Six newspaper cuttings.
Left - headlines 'Lincoln flight sergeant is prisoner of war'. Gives some details of family.
Middle, two cuttings concerning news that Scott was promoted and to his Air Training Corps Squadron that he was prisoner of war.…

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Left - view from balcony of inside of a church with ornate decoration, chandeliers and people queuing. Captioned 'Christmas service in church of the Nativity'.
Right - street sellers with baskets of produce line up against wall running left to…

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Left - a manger with ornate surround. Captioned 'The Manger'.
Right - view through belfry of a distant town. Captioned 'A Christmas Bell'.

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Top - view over a town in distance with trees in the foreground. Captioned 'Bethlehem from the south'.
Bottom - on the left an open square with people, on the right buildings with two bell towers. In the distance further buildings a dome and…

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Figures standing praying at a high stone wall. Captioned 'The Jews "Wailing Wall"'.
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