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Mary Ward joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in 1940. She served briefly at RAF Driffield but mostly at RAF Linton on Ouse. She trained as a cook before being moved to duties as a map officer. She prepared maps for briefings and debriefings.…

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Gives details of death, parents, war grave and cemetery locations

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Letter to LM Boldy regarding the crash in which Flight Sergeant David Boldy was killed. Details about his burial place in Danzig (Gdańsk) are provided.

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Letter from the Air Ministry to L Boldy, confirming that there is no connection between the identity of a man named Boldey and Flight Sergeant David Boldy listed as missing on 11 July 1942.

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Letter from the Air Ministry to Mrs E Milling informing her that her husband’s grave has been found in a German cemetery but it and two others are marked collectively with the names and service particulars of three of the crew who could not be…

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Letter concerns reburial of her husband from cemetery in Venlo to the British Military Cemetery Jonkersbosch, Nijmegen. Goes on to explain that this was as a result of policy to ensure upkeep of graves by Imperial War Graves Commission. States…

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Casualty confirmation letter to Robert Stott's wife, confirming his death and giving the place of burial.

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Covering letter and photograph of Andrew's temporary cross. Letter informs Isabel that the temporary cross will be replaced a permanent stone by the Imperial War Graves Commission in due course. Envelope included.

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Reporting that Andrew Bain had been re-buried in British Military Cemetery Berlin (Heerstrasse), Grave 13, Row K, Plot 4.

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Gives location of Andrew's grave in the Garrison Cemetery, Doberitz, near Berlin.

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Detailing where her late husband, Sergeant Tom Wharmby and his four crew members are buried in Harderwijk Cemetery.

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Letter from British Red Cross Society informing Isabel of the location of Andrew's grave at Doberitz, near Berlin.

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Letter states that Warrant Officer Fear, Andrew's captain was buried at Doberitz (near Berlin) and it is likely that Andrew would also be buried there. When there is official confirmation, either they or the Air Ministry will send it to her.

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Letter informing her that her late husband was buried in section D, grave no, 268 in Wilhelmshaven cemetery on 13 September 1939.

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A document describing the activities of the Imperial War Graves Commission.

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Imperial War Graves Commission are asking Jessie Redgrave to complete a form requesting additional information regarding Harry Redgrave's headstone.

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Squadron Leader George Bickers was brought up in a working class family in Southampton during the 1930’s, attended Bitterne Park Boys School and joined the Royal Artillery where he was promoted to Corporal, having taken control of a searchlight…

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A memoriam card printed on the death of Henry Redgrave's father giving the place of his burial.

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Harvey Bawden, from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force in 1942 at the age of eighteen. After initial training school and assessment as an air gunner, he was shipped to England via the United States. After…

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Letter from David Boldy’s mother to the Adjutant at RAF Depot, Uxbridge regarding articles in newspapers about a man on trial who mentions a man with a similar name to her son.

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Draft letter from Stephen Boldy to the Imperial War Graves Commission stating that the name of David Boldy does not appear on the Roll of Honour at Runnymede and asking for appropriate steps to be taken.

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Suzanne Pescott is the daughter of Homer Lawson who took part in an operation to destroy a V-1 site. Although he survives a Halifax from his squadron was destroyed and six of the seven crew members did not survive. Suzanne visited the site to lay a…

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Explains rules for visits to war graves on the continent. Contains information on length of visits, obtaining passports and possible financial aid.

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Account of the investigations of the Air Ministry Casualty Branch on the the fate of those declared missed in action.

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In the foreground a white cross with ‘545585 Sgt L M Tetley’ on the cross bar and below on the upright ‘RAF 28.8.42’. In the background the bottom further row of crosses.
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