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A sketch of a specimen headstone with instructions for wording. Included is a note accompanying photographs of a temporary cross marking Roy's grave.
On the reverse is handwritten 'Burial Ground Eindhoven (Woensel) Gen Cem (EE-103) Holland'.

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Tree photographs first captioned 'Swimming pool S.Rhodesia'.
Second captioned 'World View, Rhodes' Grave , Matobo'.
Third is captioned 'Shangani Monument, Matopos'.

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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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A sketch map showing a route off the Creil to Martigny road, over a bridge then into a field. The route is through St Maximin.
Information supplied with the collection describes it as 'ANACR map original'. [French Resistance] and as a map drawn by…

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White cross with 1867875 Sgt A C Brett RAF 11.11.44.

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Seven graves of the crew of Lancaster EE148 UM-S squared.

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Three quarters length portrait of Sergeant Robert Wood in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' Flight Engineer Sgt. R. Wood RAFVR. Vevey'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Full length portrait of Sergeant James Spence in airman's uniform. He is standing in the snow in front of a brick building and has a cigarette in his right hand. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Rear A/G Sgt J. Spence R.AFVR.…

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Harry Redgrave's grave marked with a standard headstone.

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A cross marking the grave of Sergeant Harry Redgrave in a churchyard.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Edward Higgins in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Wireless Operator./ AG Sgt. E Higgins RAFVR Vevey'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by…

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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 shoulders portrait of Sergeant Arthur Wright in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.C. Wright RAFVR Vevey'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Floral wreath in the form of wings and having ribbons with Royal Air Force printed. Part of the funeral for the 14 airmen lost over Switzerland.

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A head and shoulders image of Roy Ellis mounted on a card. Attached is a cutting referring to Roy being missing August 1943 then known to have lost his life. Buried at Eindhoven, Holland. Handwritten annotation '3.4.44'. On the reverse is annotated…

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Order of service for funeral of Roy Chadwick, Sydney Thorn and David Wilson on 27 August 1947.

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Rows of graves in a cemetery. St Martins, Vevey. Captioned 'Ronald Oswald Bret (indecipherable)
31 RAF graves. Killed on raids'.
On the reverse 'Foulks - N2.
1944 412471
F/Lt WR Esquilant AFC 37. 24/8/46

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Rows of graves on a snowy landscape at the edge of a wood. The crosses are wooden and lashed together.

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

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10033.pdf
Lists twenty-one crews lost in action giving names of crew, aircraft number, target and cemetery or memorial, Dates between 14 October 1944 and 22 April 1945.

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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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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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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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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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