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The Air Council had learned that his son Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer VC DFC RAF was now known to have lost his life as a result of air operations on 24 December 1944. According to information from one surviving crew, the other…

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White headstone in cemetery for Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer VC, DFC & Bar, pilot, Royal air Force, 23 December 1944.

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Left - head and shoulder image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap.
Right - image of a grave with headstone for Arthur Robert Palmer and stones for Robert Palmer and Douglas Palmer at St. Peter and St. Paul church Gravesend.

Identification…

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Left - a man wearing grey civilian suit standing between rows of headstone in a war cemetery.
Right - three men and a woman standing beside a stone memorial with many wreaths. Captioned 'Daddy (right) and Les Owen (third from right) laying flowers…

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Left - white headstone with unreadable name - possibly O.S. Milne.
Middle - white headstone for B Nundy.
Right - white headstone for W Delgarno.

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Left - white headstone for Robert Palmer.
Middle - white headstone for G Russell DFC.
White headstone for A L Carter DFC.

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Left - white headstone for Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer VC DFC & Bar, pilot, Royal Air Force, 23rd December 1944.
Right - three rows of white headstones with Robert Palmer's front left with two poppy wreaths.

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Top left - view of three rows of white headstones in cemetery. Captioned 'British War Cemetery, Rheinberg, Germany'.
Bottom right - a name wearing suit standing between rows of white headstones in a cemetery. Captioned 'Daddy visiting Bob's grave in…

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Left - graveyard with crosses. Sign for R.A.M Palmer and G Russel between two graves front centre.
Middle - graveyard with crosses and sign by cross for 'Sqn Ldr R.A.M Palmer VC, DFC Bar and Flt Lt G Russell DFC' with wreath in front.
Right - grave…

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Left - view over cemetery with grave crosses of open countryside with hills, trees and houses.
Middle - view over cemetery with grave crosses and two tall poplar tress, of open countryside with hills, trees and houses.
Right - view over cemetery…

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Left - view of gate entranceway with trees behind.
Middle - view of grave cross with 'Englander' and wreaths.
Right - view of part of cemetery with grave crosses and open landscape beyond with trees, hills and houses in distance. Captioned…

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Four photographs mounted on a sheet.
#1 is two airmen standing beside a saloon car.
#2 is Robert and his crew.
#3 is the grave of Robert and his crew.
#4 is Robert in his aircraft.

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The note accompanies a photograph of the grave of Robert Frazer.

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The grave of six airmen. The pilot was Squadron Leader AL Collett, 83 Squadron.

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Writes of burial of three Canadian officers, one of whom was their son Oscar, in a local cemetery. Describes the cemetery and funeral. Explains that they had no film to take a photograph and offers sympathy.

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Relates author's visit to Edzell in Scotland to visit Oscar's grave. Mentions meeting the local RAF padre who had conducted Oscar's funeral. Describes grave location and asks if they would like a photograph sent. Mentions meeting other colleagues.

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Ron Riding and Mme Eliane Guerin standing at the graves of airmen in France

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The graves of the four airmen who died when their Stirling was shot down, Enter, Netherlands.

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Eight photographs of the crew of Stirling BK604. Four were killed and four were taken prisoner.

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Top left: two rows of white crosses set in long grass.
Top right: an individual standing inside a building.
Bottom: a group of three white single story buildings in the distance, low walls either side of the road /track leading to the buildings.…

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Two pages, the first has four photographs the first showing two graves captioned 'Enschede'.
The second showing an industrial steam engine, captioned '?'.
The third has an airforce lorry with three servicemen, captioned 'Grub wagon'. Fourth has a…

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Three photographs and a newspaper cutting. The first two show the graves at Belsen, one of them still open. The third shows a group of German servicemen. The newspaper cutting reports that allied servicemen have contributed some of their rations to…

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Four photographs, two of Belsen, one shows two allied servicemen with rifles standing in front of a gravesite, captioned 'Belsen'.
The second shows a large amount of discarded shoes.
The other two show a large two storey building. There are…

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Combat report by Flying Officer V S Breckenridge. Relates first attack by fighter killed wireless operator and wounded rear and mid-upper gunners as well as damaging the aircraft. Second fighter attack caused more damage and the pilot and navigator…
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