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Left side. Top - group of servicemen wearing greatcoats front group hats off carrying wreaths, rear group hats on. To the left grave crosses and in the background trees.
Bottom - close up of photograph above. Group of servicemen wearing greatcoats…

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Photo 1 is a half length portrait of a man in a sweater.
Photo 2 is eight airmen captioned '+20/8/43'.
Photo 3 is two men with their hands in the air, one soldier beside them. Two men with rifles are on the right, captioned 'Two Polish prisoners…

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The priest from St Leonhard's church standing by George Warren's grave.

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An account of the crash of Alec's Lancaster in Overflakkee, Holland by his step sister and husband. Included in the account is a portrait of Alec and a list of the crew who died that night.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Pilot Officer Horace Badge in sergeant's uniform. On the reverse '207 sqn. Lanc ED412 12/13/7/43 Pilot. Pilot Officer. H. Bodge RAFVR St Martins Cemetery Vevey Switzerland'.

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White gravestone with inscription Pilot Officer E H Tansley, pilot, Royal Air Force, 2nd December 1942 aged 29. Captioned 'P/O EH Tansley’s grave at Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg.'. On the reverse 'Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, plot 8,…

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Top - an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting in the right hand seat of an aircraft cockpit looking back. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher seated in an aircraft cockpit'.
Bottom - a group of German…

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Photographs of the five children and their gravestone

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Photograph of cross marking grave of RAAF and RAF aircrew dated 1944-08-13. Names 'F/Lt P E Young, P/O K L Walker RAF, P/O G York, P/O J G Gordon, P/O A H Harvey, P/O R R H Osborne RAF, Sgt J V Finney RAF, Sgt J C Doughty RAF'. On the reverse…

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The first item is a list of Peter Lamprey's stations, ranks and dates. Peter Lamprey was a friend of Arthur's and pre-war fellow worker at Waterlow's the printers at Park Royal, London. A special operator with 101 Squadron, he died on 14 January 1944…

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Lists 13 operations while a wireless operator on 166 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and 16 operations completed on 153 Squadron at RAF Scamption. He failed to return from his 17th operation from Scampton. Notes memorial to crew erected at the crash site…

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Peter's RAF service with 57 Squadron is detailed. This was his second tour and he lists his new crew:
Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Sgt H…

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Left - head and shoulder image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap.
Right - image of a grave with headstone for Arthur Robert Palmer and stones for Robert Palmer and Douglas Palmer at St. Peter and St. Paul church Gravesend.

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Photograph 1 is of a destroyed German 8.8 mm gun, captioned 'German Gun.'
Photograph 2 is of a destroyed German half-track, captioned 'German Tank.'
Photograph 3 and 4 are six airmen sitting on the barrel of a Tiger tank.
Photograph 5 and 6 are…

SHughesCL1334982v10031.pdf
Covers introduction, definition, reporting of casualty, notification of next of kin, funerals, coroner's inquest, burial in the field and dispersal of effects. Followed by two appendixes, one with details of actions by effects officer. and the other…

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Certifies that Reginald William Lingfield Muir was missing and presumed to have lost his life as a result of air operations.

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A letter sent by the Air Ministry detailing the death of Sergeant William Richard Hunt. The letter includes the date of William Richard Hunt's presumed death and where he is buried. It is signed by a Flying Officer.

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Retrospective after the death in a crash during a flight from RAF Kinloss on 24 September 1940. Author knew Ian Hay's sister well and writes of visiting his grave in Inverness. Mentions cairn raise by Hay's father near crash site and finding out more…

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Notes produced for a service at North Marston church where a memorial was to be sited.

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The note accompanies a photograph of the grave of Robert Frazer.

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A compliments slip enclosed with photographs of the cross marking the grave of George Stone, her husband.
Also two newspaper cuttings, the first referring to the loss of George, the second refers to his promotion to Pilot Officer.

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A note from the King expressing sympathy for her great sorrow.
There is also a newspaper cutting referring to George, his grave and his family.

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Explains rules for visits to war graves on the continent. Contains information on length of visits, obtaining passports and possible financial aid.
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