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PSharlandRG1701.jpg
A metal cross nailed to a tree in memoriam to the crew of Lancaster ND409. The cross includes the date 28/4/1944, 156 Squadron, and the initials of the crew including Robert George Sharland.

SValentineJRM1251404v20012-0002.jpg
Gives details of death, parents, war grave and cemetery locations

MDaviesJR1536941-160428-010001.jpg
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.

OBattyAHD619060-151001-02.jpg
Commonwealth War Graves Commission work order, for graves including that of A H D Batty.

SWynnIA146838v10002.jpg
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…

MPringAS657628-180413-010002.jpg
An envelope, postcard and image showing Alfred's grave.
The image shows a white cross, inscribed with Alfred's name, service number and when he died.
The reverse reads "RHEINBERG" "K 52/ A 1828" "1X-L-17" and "P 409187"

PMarsdenJ15040001.jpg
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.

PWadesonTE16010014.jpg
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…

PGriffinDAJ1602.jpg
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.

PGriffinDAJ1603.jpg
Six crosses in cemetery. Ground covered in snow. The cross on the right has Sgt Springett. In the background tress.

PGriffinDAJ1604.jpg
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.

PNixonG1710.jpg
A number of crosses in a tended cemetery with planted roses. In the foreground there is a row of four crosses, two of which simply have the date 11 November 1944 on the crossbar. The second left cross has '1595438 Sgt G Nixon' and '1436511 Sgt JGD…

PTrevaynePR1905.jpg
Eight photographs of the crew of Stirling BK604. Four were killed and four were taken prisoner.

SFieldPL907804v10029-0004.jpg
A woman wearing an overcoat holding onto part of a memorial headstone for grave of Ian Hay in Inverness. Upper part of stone is fashioned as a propeller blade. On the reverse 'In August 1975 Peter and I stayed in Inverness and visited the Hay Clan…

PWooleyAJ17020003.jpg
Cross with wreath in graveyard for Flying Officer D J Hegarty, Royal Australian Air Force.

PGeorgeDB1701.jpg
Three photographs of David's grave.
#1 is a general view of the cemetery where he rests.
#2 is a close up of his grave.
#3 is his cross with a woman tending to flowers.

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

PBanksP15010119.jpg
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…

MMonksMA152996-170323-060001.jpg
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…
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