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Letter confirming that her son, George Robinson, is missing, presumed dead and describing the circumstances surrounding his loss. It is dated 13 May 1944 and carries the reference: "514/C.2051/10/P.1." Most of the text is typed but a handwritten…

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Typewritten certificate recording that George Robinson was reported missing and is presumed to have lost his life on 1 May 1944. It carries the references: "P.416631/7/44/P.4.B.7" and "D 39249-1 10,000 D/d 8347 9/45 PRP".

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Left page: top, the Luftpost, numbers 10 and 18.
Middle, left report of an aircraft landing on a car.
Middle centre, woman holding a baby, reports of engagements and births of babies.
Bottom left, report of the death of Lieutenant Geoffrey William…

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Left page: top left, a report of a gorse fire on Harpenden Common. Centre, seagull in flight, annotated 'original photograph taken by Bob'.Top right, weather report; middle, attendees at a police dance, annotated 'Geoff Shaw was in the same squadron…

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Left page: top, an advertisement for a hotel.
Bottom left, view of a cathedral.
Bottom right, view of terraced fields.
Right page: top two rows reports family engagements; centre; a list of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves including R V…

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Top, report of the death of Douglas Jeffries in aircraft MH-M. Bottom, report and picture of Whitley T4218 MH-H, following a failed landing attempt on its return from an operation to Gelsenkirchen in an electrical storm. The image is stamped 'R Moore…

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A brief biography of Raymond by his sister, Marie Laydon.

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The grave of Raymond and colleague, RG Watts.

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Raymond is in the middle with his arms round the shoulders of two friends. One, on the left, is identified as Flying Officer C Edwards, DFM, killed in action.

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Miscellaneous papers from Bob's service in the RAAF.
Includes copies of his identity cards, certificate of service and discharge and a cartoon about the role of the observer.

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Top left, annotated 'The crashed Lancaster 29 August 1944';
Centre, a group of seven airmen standing under the fuselage of a Lancaster, wearing Mae Wests, annotated from left 'Jack Crawford, Doug Looms, Dave Cook, Tom Dykins, Bert Jackson, Paul…

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Top row, from left;
A group of 13 uniformed airmen arranged in two rows outside an open window in a tile fronted building. Seven are standing all with half caps with six seated in front, including two officers. The individuals are annotated, from…

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From top left,
A group of 13 uniformed airmen arranged in two rows outside an open window in a tile fronted building. Seven standing all with half caps and six seated in front, including two officers. The individuals are annotated, from the top…

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Jack's wife recollecting meeting Jack, their marriage and her later life. She describes meeting with Jack's surviving crew members, pilot Tom Dykins, Sergeant Bert Price, Sergeant Doug Looms and Stan Jones, who had been held as prisoners of war after…

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A brief first hand description of aircraft in flames, crashing and the loss of crew member Gallagher.

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Expressing sympathy on the news that Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford had been reported missing. Requesting that any news received by Jack's wife be passed on.

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Replying to Jack's wife assuring her that all possible steps are being taken to obtain information regarding Jack's death, including from Pilot Officer Dykins.

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Advising his wife that Jack's grave has been transferred to a British military cemetery.

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Head and shoulder studio portrait of Philip in uniform showing his sergeant's stripes and observer's brevet. Annotated 'Sgt P.J.Anstey, Observer. Killed 16.12.40 when his aircraft ditched in North Sea on returning from Ops to Berlin.'.
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