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  • Tags: final resting place

White headstone with S Sznidel, 305 Sqdn'. With wreath laid at bottom. Submitted with caption 'Stephan Sznidel'.

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A large cemetery with many graves. It is captioned 'De laatste rustplaats der in Stalag IVB overleden of omgkomen gevangenen', translated as 'The final resting place of prisoners who died or died in Stalag IVB'.

The exterior of the church viewed from the graveyard. Five or six people are standing by a grave.

Item 1 is a photo of the inside of St Leonhard's church with an annotated cross indicating where George's grave is.
Item 2 is the crowded interior of the church, annotated '1958 by the Consecration our new church St Nikolaus with bishop Dr.…

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'.

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

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…

Jack's wife recollecting meeting Jack, their marriage and her later life. She describes meeting with Jack's surviving crew members, pilot Tom Dykins, Sergeant Bert Price, Sergeant Doug Looms and Stan Jones, who had been held as prisoners of war after…

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…

White cross with 1867875 Sgt A C Brett RAF 11.11.44.

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

Sergeant William Richard Hunt's grave. The cross details William Richard Hunt's rank, service number and date of death. Other gravestones can be seen in the background.

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'.

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Sergeant James Canniff, seated in uniform (flight engineer). The reverse:

“Sgt James Canniff 106 Squadron shot down on night mission to Frankfurt on 25/8/42 He is buried in Holland.”

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.…

Harry Redgrave's grave marked with a standard headstone.

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

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'.

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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
Edward Hope Hastie'

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'.

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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.

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…

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