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PDaviesJR1601.jpg
Wooden cross marking grave of Sgt J R Davies RAF K/A 3 August 1944. In the background a stone wall.

PPedrazziniR1601.jpg
A woman stands beside a memorial gravestone to fallen RAF heroes. The same woman, in a second photograph, is standing beside a second memorial.

Left is photograph of a woman standing next to a memorial set against hillside with the inscription;…

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Left page:
Top - view through wrought iron gate of a stone church/chapel.
Bottom - several graveyard monumental tombs with stone building in the background.
Right page:
Captions on spine from top to bottom: '1984'. 'Winson 1984'.
Top left - top…

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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Memories of an early operational sortie for Ted Neale. An hour into the flight the cover of the photoflash spinner had come off. This could have caused the flash to ignite in the aircraft and brought it down.

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Top left - newspaper cutting with b/w photograph of a wedding party with bride and groom (in RAF tunic with half brevet) and two other men and three bridesmaids. Caption mentions Pilot Officer C R Sugar.
Top right - newspaper cutting - long service…

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Photos 1 and 3 are Second World War graves, Hamburg.
Photos 2 and 6 are anti-aircraft fire towers.
Photos 4 and 5 are 1914-1918 Great War Graves, Germany.
Photo 7 is a boat annotated 'The Mess Launch "Hazel" '.
Photo 8 is a passenger engine…

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Form WG3 detailing travel arrangements for Mr and Mrs Peadon and Mrs J Hunter to visit Alec's grave at Antwerp.

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Headstone on grave for Sergeant G Fletcher, air gunner, 14 January 1945. Submitted with description 'War grave of 106 Sqn Sgt G Fletcher RAFVR, air gunner (service number 1585386), St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France - Block "S". Plot 1. Row…

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Cemetery with white gravestones in rows. Submitted with caption 'Polish-war-cemetery-Newark'.

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Headstone for Flight lieutenant W A Colson DFM 17 December 1943. With trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Modern colour photograph of CWGC headstone for WA Colson taken by W Harrison' Additional information bout this item was kindly…

MLawsonHA19210824-170720-01.pdf
Suzanne Pescott is the daughter of Homer Lawson who took part in an operation to destroy a V-1 site. Although he survived a Halifax from his squadron was destroyed and six of the seven crew members were killed. Suzanne visited the site to lay a…

PCavalierRG17010055.jpg
Photographs 1 to 8 are of the memorial to the 1914-18 war captioned 'Vimy Ridge (1914 1918) 18th Feb 1945.'

Photographs 9 and 10 are of the British Cemetery at Dury, captioned 'British Cemetery 1914 1918, Dury, France. March 1945.'

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Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing at Villers Bocage.
#2 is temporary graves of Bob Cooke and Crew at Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy.

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The first letter advises Doreen that her husband has officially lost his life.
The second letter advises the location of her husband's grave.

MMarsdenJ1591984-151027-03.pdf
A detailed memoir of the operation to Mailly-le-Camp when Lancaster JB314 crashed, killing all eight crew on board. It includes a detailed description by Michel, a teacher at Courboin. The remains of the airmen are collected and buried with ceremony.…

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The two men are standing behind a grave in a cemetery.

BWharbyGordonCWharmbyTv10001.jpg
Tom Wharmby was born at Walkden, North Manchester. Mentions hobbies, schooling at St Johns School, Bolton Commercial and Worsley Technical School, his wedding and an accounting job at Cooper and Cooper. Details his military career with the Home Guard…

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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.

ERowleySBainID490312.jpg
Reporting that Andrew Bain had been re-buried in British Military Cemetery Berlin (Heerstrasse), Grave 13, Row K, Plot 4.

EAmpthillMBainID440114.jpg
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 from British Red Cross Society informing Isabel of the location of Andrew's grave at Doberitz, near Berlin.

EAirMinBainID441208.jpg
Gives location of Andrew's grave in the Garrison Cemetery, Doberitz, near Berlin.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10043-0007.jpg
Three colour photographs of gravestones. Top left - for Flight Sergeant H Ferguson air gunner. Top right - for Flight Sergeant J W Milburn wireless operator. Bottom - for Flight Sergeant J F Dormer navigator.
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