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A Players Navy Cut cigarette tin which contained rank and metal badges plus a small stamp collection on a card marked 'The language of Stamps'.

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Perspex love-heart pendant containing Royal Canadian Air Force crown and eagle.

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Four items from Allan's time as a prisoner of war.
#1 is a 10 Reichspfenning note used in the POW camps.
#2 is a Coventry badge with an elephant.
#3 is a metal plate
#4 is a metal badge with a leather strap. It is stamped with Stalag 4B
The four…

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A collection of cloth and metal badges, identity discs, goggles and Caterpillar Club membership card that belonged to Allan Smith.

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Red covered devotional booklet 'Daily Light, Morning Hour' and small blue cigarette case with catch. Both damaged by shrapnel.

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Silver case with inscription 'Presented by Northumberland Air Observer School Ltd, to, GB1337567 Sgt H L Fry for, General Proficiency, Sept 1942'.

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Badge previously belonged to LA Davies, submitted with title; 'dad 4 (2). Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are…

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Wooden box, engraved on the lid with his service details, large enough to contain his medals, his aircrew whistle, identity discs, and aircraft fragments.

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Silver/gold cigarette case with inscription 'Presented to Pilot Officer Wareing DFC by friends, Brest April 24th 1941'. on inside and monogramed RW on outside.

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A cigarette lighter in a cloth bag.

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F G Bower's sergeant stripes, Observer and RAF badge mounted on a small frame.

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Framed display case with two photographs, uniform buttons, medal ribbons and medals, Rhodesia flash, two newspaper cuttings (RAF bombers fire ships and role of honour - incorrect report that he died in prisoner of war camp). In addition a telegram, a…

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A biography of Jim covering the shooting down of his aircraft and the start of his confinement as a prisoner of war.

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Metal brooch with R.A.F.A. insignia and the word Friend cast into it.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Combined watch / compass inscribed 'To F/O Parker from Ansty H.G. and a note written by John Joseph Parker's daughter.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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A fragment of a parachute on which is written ‘Anzac Day 25.4.45, In M-Mike, Berchsgarten (Hitler’s Hang Out), 460 Squadron crest and moto strike and return, 460 Sqdn, F/O "Lofty" Payne, (WA), F/Sgt W A Stanley (Vic), Col Fraser, ( " ), "Buck"…

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

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Silver aircraft brooch with brass pin.

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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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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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