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Commonwealth War Graves Commission work order, for graves including that of A H D Batty.

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A newspaper cutting about the funeral of Sergeant-Observer Harry Redgrave.

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A receipt for a memorial wreath for Mrs Redgrave's late husband.

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A list of 16 aircraft and crew lost between May and November 1942 from 301 Squadron.
Business card for P/O Harry William Bock, Polish Air Force.

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Photographs and short obituaries of P-1611 Niemczyk Maksymilian and P-1591 Balicki Roman.

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Announced missing from air operations: Pilot Officer Hedley Madgett DFM.

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List killed in action, died while prisoner and missing. Underlined is missing: Wing Commander William Mitchell Penman DFC. (Officer Commanding 61 Squadron).

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Article mentions aircrew nearly 1000 aircrew losses when 137 bombers lost. Not all lost for ever, discussing chances of survival and becoming prisoner of war.

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F/O Kenneth Marriott DFC. Obituary. Second tour Pathfinder.

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Article on loss of Flying Officer Francis Dunsford Norton lost his life on 18 August 1943. Buried at Griegswald [sic] Weick.

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From Elizabeth Kirby reminiscing and offering condolence.

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Writes that they have heard nothing of their John and they often think of Hedley. Both he and John went into the fire for their country.

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From War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John of Jerusalem. They have no further information about his son. However an official German report has been received reporting that two further members of his crew (Pilot…

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From War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John of Jerusalem. Writes that a body of a crew member of his son's aircraft (Pilot Officer Lewis) was recovered from shore and that this indicates that disaster to his aircraft…

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Acknowledges his son now presumed killed and has had no other news.

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Informs him that in view of lapse of time, Pilot Officer H R Madgett is now presumed killed.

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Service for 1939-1945 war memorial plaque at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School for Boys. Includes order of service and photograph of plaque with list of pupils killed.

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Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Hedley R Madgett, covering the period from 23 September 1941 to 15 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Swift Current, RCAF Medicine Hat, RAF…

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Concerns financial matters for Hedley Madgett's estate.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Don Keeley. On the reverse 'Mid-Upper Gunner Don Keeley Age 24 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of John Burke. On the reverse 'To Dear David With all best wishes from all at T Tygwyn St Flight Engineer John Burke Age 20 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'

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Head and shoulders portrait of Bill Bowey. On the reverse 'Wireless Operator Bill Bowey Aged 20 Berlin Killed 24/3/44 9-12-1943'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Johnny Watson. On the reverse 'Rear Gunner Johnny 'Nipper' Watson Age 19 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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Len McCann standing in his pilot's uniform in front of a tree. On the reverse ' Pilot Len 'Mac' McCann Aged 28 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'
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