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The letter informs Sam's wife that Sam has died in an accident.

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Combat report by Flying Officer V S Breckenridge. Relates first attack by fighter killed wireless operator and wounded rear and mid-upper gunners as well as damaging the aircraft. Second fighter attack caused more damage and the pilot and navigator…

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Three photographs of a town showing a street with a number of young boys. The fourth shows Arthur with two individuals with the graves of Peter Lamprey and his crew in the background.

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Two photographs, the page captioned' German'. The first photograph is of a group of Germans, one giving the Nazi salute standing around a newly completed grave in open country with a small building and vehicle in the background. Captioned 'One less'.…

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Four photographs, two air to ground, one showing Amsterdam canals near Rijksmuseum, the other near Muiden showing some flooded areas.
The second page has two photographs the first shows a crowd in a city street in Belgium, the second shows five…

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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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The letter advises that the grave of Charles has been found and he has been reinterred in the British Military Cemetery at Hamburg.

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A remembrance service held for JE Hanson at Nab Wood Cemetery.

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Envelope and receipt issued to Stan's father, JE Hawes, by the Imperial War Graves Commission.

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A view of rows of graves. On the reverse 'British Military Cemetary [sic] Singapore Oct 1946'.

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The two men are standing behind a grave in a cemetery.

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Six photographs of Bill Lutwyche's Funeral at Finningley.
#1 and #4 are the same. A procession of airmen leading a lorry acting as a hearse.
#2 and 5 are the same. Bill Lutwyche's grave.
#3 and 6 are the same. The assembled airmen…

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Letter to Frederick Thompson's mother describing events
of the aircraft being shot down, the dreadful mutilated condition of the crews bodies and the subsequent funerals of the crew. Describes the village where the incident happened with some…

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Transcription of a letter. Writes of events on night 3/4 September 1943. Mentioned 'Charlie had done four ops before they copped it on the fifth. First op was Peenemunde, gives description of target. Mentions targets of other operations and that…

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Including a handwritten card with George's grave plot, row and grave number.This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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The letter includes a photograph of his son's grave and explains that the errors on the cross will be corrected when the permanent headstone is installed.

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The letter advises George's parents on the location of his permanent resting place and the two intermediate graves.

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Two photographs taken at a war grave ceremony . Children are standing at each grave.

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White Commonwealth war graves headstone for Sergeant A J Dickerson wireless operator air gunner, 28 January 1942. Submitted with caption 'Grave marker Rechswald Cemetery'.

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Cross with 030296 Sgt A J Dickerson RAF, 28.1.42. Submitted with caption 'First grave marker Reichswald Cemetery'. On the reverse 'Re-interred Reichswald Forest Mil Cem, plot XI, Row B, Gr No 18'.

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Informs him that confirmation had been received through the Red Cross that his son was killed in action on 28 January 1942. He was buried in military cemetery in Düsseldorf.

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Notes that the remains of Sergeant A R Dickerson were removed from Düsseldorf cemetery and reverently re-interred in the Reichswald Forest British war cemetery.

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From under secretary of state for air to Mr A Adder forwarding photographs of cross marking grave of 175073 Pilot Officer Mervyn Adder.

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Top - photograph of grave with white cross with name 'P.O M Adder RAF, 15.3.44'. Surrounded by similar crosses with trees in the background.
Bottom - telegram to Mervyn Adder's father informing him that his son was missing as a result of air…
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