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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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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.

BPayneTPGunningFVv1.pdf
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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Gives date, aircraft serial number, 166 squadron, RAF Kirmington. Location of crash Hertenkamp Epe. Lists all crew members killed with grave numbers. On the reverse a description of the town of Epe in the Netherlands and location of cemetery. Details…

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Informs him that a further report from the Red Cross confirms that his son lost his life on 13 June 1944 and was buried in the municipal cemetery Epe. The exact location of Epe was still under investigation. In order to close his son's estate he was…

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Thanks him for cable and that he had just finished the last of his leave. Mention staying on base until the rest of his crew apart from one were buried at Harrogate. The other crew member's body was sent to Dorchester for a private funeral. Writes of…

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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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