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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…

SThomasFDJ120392v10008.pdf
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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A biography of Alec written by his step sister's husband. He details the family history, his search for the grave site, his visit to the grave in 1992 and their research on the crash.

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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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15 photographs from an album. #1 to 6 are of the RAF Memorial at Plymouth Hoe, also the final resting place for the ashes of Donald Bennett, Commander of the Pathfinders.#7 is a memorial at RAF Silverstone. #8 is a memorial at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh #9…

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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The letter advises Albert's mother about visiting his grave and enclosing a leaflet with details.

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The letter advises that Albert has been reinterred at a British Military Cemetery at Cleve.

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The letter advises Albert's father that his son is buried in Dusseldorf.

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Top - distant view of cemetery with rows of headstones and memorial. Road leads up to gate on right. Captioned 'British War Cemetery'.
Bottom - view across rooftops to hill in the distance with tower on top. Domed building in middle ground.…

YPattissonC1264245v1.pdf
Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…

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Three photographs. Left - a white cross with 'J M CORMICK RAF'. flowers to right and other crosses in the background. Middle - front row of two stone crosses with indistinct wording. Behind another row of stone crosses and behind a hedge other…
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