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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.…

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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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Reply to a letter asking information about a friend, Sergeant J McCormick. Regrets to inform her that he had been reported killed in action on 4 April 1943 and was laid to rest in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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Photos 1 and 3 are Second World War graves, Hamburg.
Photos 2 and 6 are anti-aircraft fire towers.
Photos 4 and 5 are 1914-1918 Great War Graves, Germany.
Photo 7 is a boat annotated 'The Mess Launch "Hazel" '.
Photo 8 is a passenger engine…

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

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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…

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Headstone for 1439406 Sergeant T E Wadeson, air gunner, Royal Air Force, 3 August 1943, age 21. To the left headstone for Sergeant Sneddon. On the reverse 'July 1959, Ohlsdorf'.

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View across a cemetery with many grave white stone cross headstones. In the distance a memorial building.

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A biography of Vivian, born in Beaminster in 1920. He trained at Aldergrove and served at Bassingbourne, Wattisham, West Raynham, Watton then Wyton. Losses were high. He was shot down near Le Bourget, his two crew members dying with him. Additional…

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War Graves Commission headstone for Flying Officer M A Monks, air bomber, 13 June 1944 age 22. With trees in the background.

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A white cross marking the grave of F.O M. A. Monks RAFVR, 13.6.44. Surrounded by shrubbery.

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Invitation to visit relative graves in Holland from the Netherlands War Graves Committee through the British Legion. Provides list of dates and gives details of arrangements.

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Informs him that information from German records states that the aircraft in which his son was flying was shot down at Dongeren (Gelderland) and that the crew were buried in Epe near Zwolle.
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