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  • Tags: final resting place

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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…

MTansleyEH149542-161027-01.pdf
About Lancaster (ED655) of 57 Squadron over target 22/23 September 1943. Report on engagement on two enemy night fighters by mid-upper and rear gunners. First enemy aircraft claimed as destroyed. Damage to Lancaster engine sub-frame. Continues with…

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

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Description of roll of honour and asking if addressee would like to own the part of the register with the name Sergeant John Richard Davies - to fill in attached form.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission work order, for graves including that of A H D Batty.

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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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Six photographs and a related description of the crash of Lancaster JB134.
The description covers the following six copies of photographs.
Photo 1 is a villager inside the crater. On the reverse 'Film 19'.
Photo 2 is the scene around the crater…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10037.jpg
Lists details of Peter Jenkinson's aircraft, date, squadron, base, place of crash, names of crew.

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Rows of white crosses marking graves. Centre front row cross has Tom Wadeson's crew with names, two RNZAF and two RAF. Dated '2-8-43'. On the reverse 'Ohlsdorf British Cementery, Hamburg. GSGS4410 [.......] Sh MR 550615 Germany,Plot IV Row D Grave…

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Six graves in cemetery in forest. A woman and young girl stand on the left and a line of civilians line graves on the right.

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Six crosses in cemetery. Ground covered in snow. The cross on the right has Sgt Springett. In the background tress.

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Six crosses surrounded by flowers in cemetery. In the background trees. Cross on left has J W Satchell, next to the right, the others are J E Farmer, W E Mussen, E T Springett, A Stuart, T J Wilson.

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

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Cross with wreath in graveyard for Flying Officer D J Hegarty, Royal Australian Air Force.

B[Author]JosephDv1.pdf
Includes David Joseph's service in the RAF, his training in Canada and his operations on Halifaxes at RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor and his movements after being shot down 18 March 1944 and becoming a prisoner of war.

PMcDermottC16100001.pdf
A collection of 21 photographs individually described in Album 3 Denmark

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Left a close up photograph of a rear turret with extensive damage. Caption 'Wellington a/c tailgunner [sic] killed over enemy territory Bu[...] at St Nicholas Church RAF Cemetery Feltwell RIP'

Top right front quarter view of a crashed B-24…

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Gives date, aircraft serial number, 166 squadron, RAF Kirmington. Location of crash Hertenkamp Epe. Lists all crew members killed with grave numbers. On the reverse a description of the town of Epe in the Netherlands and location of cemetery. Details…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-093.pdf
In the log Dick Curnock recorded crew and friends names and addresses, an obituary of Ginge Wheeldon who was shot by a Typhoon whilst on a march, cartoons, sketches of aircraft, dates of letters received and samples of window.

SBakerDA19210428v1.pdf
A gift from the war prisoners aid of the YMCA, it contains notes in German and English, and names and addresses of people in Australia, Brazil and Canada, tables, figures and calculations, weekly rations with list of food, and photographs of…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10036-0001.jpg
Top left - cemetery wall with motor bike parked in front, In the distance trees.
Top right - close up of grave crosses with Flight Sergeant PR Jenkinson's in the centre,
Captions 'Durnbach War Grave Cemetery in 1951' and Durnbach War Grave…

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Top left - view over cemetery with gravestones and memorial in the middle.
Top right - gravestone for Flight Sergeant P R Jenkinson DFM.
Bottom - gateway to Durnbach War Cemetery with rows of graves and memorial behind. Captioned 'Durnbach War…

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1 - Keith Dexter's grave with peaked cap. 2 - two images of Kieth Dexters grave with other headstones alongside. 3- View over cemetery with line of war graves in front and other graves surrounded by hedges and trees in the background. 4 - two images,…

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A wooden cross in a cemetery bears the inscription 'S. Englishe Flieger. Namen unbekannt'. Trees are visible in the foreground.

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A cross on a grave inscribed 'S. Englische Flieger Namen unbekannt'. In the background other crosses and trees.
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