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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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Wooden cross in graveyard with other crosses and trees in the background. On the cross 'S Englische - Flieger Namen Unbekannt'.

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Translation from newspaper article reporting Philip Jenkinson's visit to Michelbach. Notes that Philip himself was shot down in Halifax south of Augsburg and he visited Michelbach a few days ago and saw memorial to his brothers crew who crashed…

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Two pages, the first has four photographs the first showing two graves captioned 'Enschede'.
The second showing an industrial steam engine, captioned '?'.
The third has an airforce lorry with three servicemen, captioned 'Grub wagon'. Fourth has a…

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An envelope annotated 'dates 1945 & 1947 Letters 1 from Pilot 1 from Nuremberg / Pilot at the [indecipherable] that George's grave had been found. 1 of [indecipherable] when George's stone was blessed &; Holy Mass said'.

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States that Flying Officer Jones and crew failed to return from operation to Stuttgart on 28 January 1945. After attack by German night fighter Lancaster PB638 ('O - Oboe') crashed at Michelbach, Aglasterhausen. Tells of local man designing and…

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Account of Evelyn Payne who lost her brother over Stuttgart but made new friends in Allgau. Relates brother lost as member of Lancaster crew on 28 January 1945. States that only many years later did family learn of the circumstances under which he…

MWrightJ[Ser#-DoB]-150527-11.pdf
27 pages transcribed from a local newspaper covering the night 100 bombers overflew Switzerland leading to two being shot down. Bombs were dropped on Swiss territory.
14 airmen were buried at Vevey and the funeral is described. There is repetition…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is nine family members including a baby, standing in a garden.
Photo 2 is a grave.

PSearleROJ17030003.jpg
Four photographs in an album.
Photo 1 is eight family members standing in a garden.
Photo 2 and 3 are a recent grave adorned with flowers.
Photo 4 is nine family members standing in a garden.

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Full length portrait of Flight Lieutenant Arthur Jepps in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/43 Navigator Flt/Lt A. Jepps R.A.F. Vevey CWGC'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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Covers medical problems in childhood, starting work with Bristol aircraft company in 1937, medically unfit for RAF aircrew, he was sent to work on Beaufighter at RAF Predannack where he was awarded a white feather by a young lady at a social event.…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Ronald Brett in uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Mid Upper A/G Flt/Sgt R.O.C. Brett R.A.A.F. Vevey'.

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Collection of flowers laid in front of a tombstone surrounded by trees. On the reverse 'Tombe des Aviateurs de la R.A.F tombes a Verrieres le 24 Julliet 1944, 1. Melville (sans Renseiguement), 2. Kenneth Dove. No. 544055, 3. Monk. No. 52571, 4.…

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Jeff's grave - a wooden cross with a wreath and the date 10 February 1945. On the reverse 'Binbrook Cambridge'.
Behind are the graves of Sergeant J P King, 16 January 1945 and Flying Officer S W Goodman DFM, 16 January 1945.

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Notes that Lancaster RF159 crashed on 7 August 1945 at Lamontelaire France. Gives details of crew members and their arrival dates on 626 Squadron. Gives latitude and longitude of crash site near Toulouse. Crew initially buried at Angles and notes…

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A cemetery with three rows of crosses arranged formally. Behind is a tall memorial structure.

Identification kindly provided by Gian Paolo Bertelli.

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Four colour photographs of gravestones. Top left - for Flying Officer O M C Jones DFC, pilot, Top right - Flight Sergeant P R Jenkinson DFM, flight engineer. Bottom left - Flight Sergeant J Coles, air gunner. Bottom right - Flight Sergeant E W…

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Top - RAF officer wearing uniform tunic and peaked cap standing saluting between rows of graves. Left middle - an RAF officer wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons standing between two ladies. Right middle - a man and a woman in…

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Album page with eight photographs. Top right - three graveyard crosses, the centre one for T Sgt F J Hobbs with large memorial and brick wall in background. In the foreground low stones and annotated 'part of aircraft propeller, 1949'. On the reverse…
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