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PWareingR1615.jpg
Faded image show an honour guard of troops with rifles on the left with other people in the background. Iron railings behind troops

EPillotJWareingJ450126.pdf
She writes she was sorry to hear that Robert was taken to Germany before Le Havre was liberated and was not rescued by allied forces and sent home like others. Describes sending her a message from her husband shortly after he was shot down and…

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She writes thanking Mrs Wareing for provided information on a Mrs Pillot in France who tends the graves of the men who were killed in action. She states that when the war is over she will visit them. She also hopes that Mrs Wareing’s husband will…

EBuppingerAWareingJXX09XX-01.pdf
Describes events during an operation against target in France when Robert Wareing's aircraft was attached by fighters and set on fire. Four crew members were killed and four baled out. Author and one other evaded with help of French resistance,…

BWareingRWareingRv2.pdf
Starts with hand drawn map of Normandy marking main towns. The author records his experience on or around D-Day of bailing out of an aircraft shot down and on fire, and the subsequent aid given to him by the French Resistance. He also records a…

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White cross grave marker.
On the reverse -
'1593365 Eddy 23 [28 above].4.44 RAF Vol Service buried Belgium
Heverlee Cemetery
Age 19
1593365
Edward Hope Hastie'

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Head and shoulder portrait of Geoffrey Green with air gunner's brevet. Captioned ‘Fiance Geoffrey Green engaged 21.7.1940 killed on active service 18.11.40 Buried in Belgrade – CWGC’.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

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It begins by thanking Mrs Wareing for her letter. Goes on to mention getting a letter from Flight Lieutenant Hill telling the true story but she was sad about news of her Lou. She was glad that two got back safely and was sorry to hear of the…

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He sends his sympathy to Mrs Wareing on her husband’s capture. He mentions that his brother was the wireless operator in her husbands crew and was killed in action. He would appreciate if anything her husband could tell them about his brother was…

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Note (Roy's) at top about people being captured and held in Gestapo jail and died in Auschwitz. Letter from someone unknown to Langlois on behalf of his aunt about a person he met while evading in Belgium who was caught and tortured and subsequently…

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Top - RAF officer wearing uniform tunic and peaked cap standing saluting between rows of graves. Left middle - an RAF officer wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons standing between two ladies. Right middle - a man and a woman in…

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Gives notice that her husbands grave will be moved from Venlo to the British Military Cemetery at Jonkersbosch, Nijmegen. Gives details of new graves.

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-03.pdf
Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Informs her that further investigation by the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service had located her husbands place of burial at Heidenau. Informs her that all fallen would be transferred to specially selected military cemeteries and…

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describe crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describes crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

LStarkeyR1430566v1.pdf
Flying log book for R Starkey covering the period from 26 January 1942 to 30 March 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes certificates, instructional notes, newspaper clipping and a personal account of being shot down. He…

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Details of the marking of headstones of War Graves.

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A letter to the Bower family from the Imperial War Graves Commission explaining about headstones and inscriptions on their son's grave. On the reverse is handwritten references.

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Left side. Top - group of servicemen wearing greatcoats front group hats off carrying wreaths, rear group hats on. To the left grave crosses and in the background trees.
Bottom - close up of photograph above. Group of servicemen wearing greatcoats…

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Left side. Titled 'South Africans at Szubin Oflag XXIB [..] 42, 43'. Nineteen men wearing a variety of uniform, five squatting down in front the others standing. In the background a single story brick building. Captioned 'Reg Allwoood (SR), Bush…

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Mentions visitors arriving next day and comments on the weather. Discusses the rent for their house and issues. Still awaiting replies to her cables and mentions problems with them. Wonder s if he is getting their letters and numbers them so he will…

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Writes that spring is on the way and comments on the weather. Wonders what conditions were like in his camp and whether he managed to keep warm and had enough food. Recounts recent visit by a friend. Relates newspaper article about a scheme for…
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