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Pewter tankard with glass bottom. Inscription reads: 'THE OFFICERS 139 SQUADRON FROM W/CDR. D. P. LASCELLES. DEC. 1940.'.

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Pewter tankard with glass bottom. Inscription reads: '156 SQUADRON PRESENTED BY MR. & MRS A. PINION'.

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At the top, a photograph of George Bubb in battledress uniform standing in a field with low hedge in the background. In the middle a red dog tag and aircraftsman rank badge. At the bottom red and green dog tags, leading aircraftsman and lance…

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Piece of wooden decking recovered from the Tirpitz.

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A small piece of rock taken from the fjord where the Tripitz was sunk. It is mounted on a wooden block.

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Small ornament made of rock taken from the fjord near Tromso where the Tirpitz was sunk. The rock base has a small wooden plaque, a small anchor and chain and a second rock with a black and orange shield. Captioned 'The Battleship Tirpitz'.

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V- 2 part labelled 'V2 fuel pipe connector'.

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Pocket watch owned by Peter Banks's grandfather. Case marked 'ARGENTAN'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Two perspex items, one of which is a navigation light cover.

Information on these items was kindly provided by the donor.

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John Casey's wallet salvaged from a Stirling that he bailed out of near Normanton-on-Trent while training on 29 July 1944. Photograph of Rose who was an Irish woman who lived in the same digs as John Casey in Birmingham in 1941.

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Lock of blonde hair in an envelope. The envelope is addressed to '201, Anerley Road, Anerley' and has a number 416 in the bottom left corner.

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Tin box with 'C.R. Hattersley' and 'T76523' on the outside.
There is a maker's mark 'Jones Brothers & Co Wolverhampton'. Inside are eight compartments containing the following items:
Dividers and wooden box, pencil sharpener and leather case, pen…

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A Caterpillar Club brooch.

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Peter Hattersley's family seal 'Fortis in Arduis' in an envelope.

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A German matchbox containing unused matches.

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An empty box of John Wood's cigarettes containing a card printed with 'Mrs C R Hattersley'.

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A packet of cigars annotated 'Cigars, as smoked by Winston Churchill were given to Ron when he was C.O. of RAF Stanmore Park in 1974 by Sir Herbert Seddon who had been Churchill's private physician'.

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Model of Rob McClement's Halifax ZA-V mounted on a stand with an engraved plaque. Under the base of the Halifax model is an inscription 'Made for R. McClements by German P.O.W. at Melbourne'.

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Wallet with good luck black cat card and photograph of a young girl inside. In front a driving licence and a sergeants mess subscription book from RAF East Kirkby.

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Silver aircraft brooch with brass pin.

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Wallet containing keepsakes/lucky-charms, and service insignia, brevet and medal ribbons.

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Wooden elephant keepsake, The elephant is symbol of 44 Squadron RAF with which Gordon Cruikshank served. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Small figurine of 3 wise monkeys, possibly acquired during Far East tour of duty. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Key ring with keepsakes/pendants:
- a small humanoid figurine,
- an anchor with a cable wrapped around it,
- a blue enamelled 3-leafed clover,
- a small black wooden pig,
- a very small metal book with photographic pages of Lincoln…

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Recounts that piece of parachute silk is a memento of Colin Fraser's Lancaster being shot down during an attack on Gestapo barracks at Berchtesgaden on 25 April 1945. Describes crew bale out and skilful crash landing by pilot Flying Officer Harry…
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