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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'.

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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'.

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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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Top - Ronnie Churcher wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting in the right hand seat of the cockpit of a Vickers Viking (VC1) looking back. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher seated in an aircraft cockpit'.
Bottom - a…

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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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A headstone for Robert George Sharland. The headstone includes his rank, awards, role, date of death and age. Also inscribed is "FROM THOSE WHO KNEW AND LOVED BOB. MEMORIES OF HIM ARE EVER NEAR AT REST".

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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.

MAnkersonR[Ser#-DoB]-180129-60.pdf
Pat's research into her father's RAF life. He was shot down over the Netherlands and was protected by locals until he gave himself up. He was held at three prisoner of war camps and towards the end of the war he was forced into the Long March.…

LStarkeyR1430566v1.pdf
Flying log book for R Starkey covering the period from 26 January 1942 to 30 March 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes certificates, instructional notes, newspaper clipping and a personal account of being shot down. He…

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Left - a man wearing grey civilian suit standing between rows of headstone in a war cemetery.
Right - three men and a woman standing beside a stone memorial with many wreaths. Captioned 'Daddy (right) and Les Owen (third from right) laying flowers…

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Printed form to Director of graves registration and enquiries. Includes a request for photograph of grave of Gunner J Pawson at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. On the reverse 'your father & G, visited his grave, Katie'.

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Reports that following Canniff’s death he was buried in Grave 34 in the English section of the Military Cemetery at Westduin. His was buried next to two comrades, Sergeant Johnson in Grave 33 and Sergeant Collingwood in Grave 35.

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Reports that the ceremony ended with the British and Dutch national anthems. Reports that Photo II was an example of a stone placed on the graves. The report includes the inscription placed on the stone of James’ grave: “652687 Sergeant J.…

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17 photographs of the cemetery in Germany where George Stone lies.
Photo 1 is the entrance seen from afar.
Photo 2 is a close up of the entrance.
Photo 3 is the entrance with two women in the near distance..
Photo 4 is a view over the…

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An IBM punch card with Reg's medals. Also included is a memorandum with some details of where the crew were buried.

MJaquesCR136865-151005-06.pdf
Account of wartime service of Charles Reginald Jaques who joined the Royal Air Force in 1941 despite being in a reserved occupation. Includes training as a navigator in Canada and Great Britain, his commission, posting to 103 Squadron at Royal Air…
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