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Full length portrait of an airman. On the reverse is 'Dudley Snooke Age 20. Killed on Active Service Sept 28th.'

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Casualties from among fellow Boy Entrants.

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A biography of Arthur Pritchard written by his daughter. It covers his training, operations and the night he was shot down. Despite speaking no French he was assisted to a hideout in Paris where he remained until Paris was liberated in August 1944.

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To Mr Floyd, father of Philip Floyd, mentioning that he was his son's navigator and that he had recently discovered Mr Loyd's address. Expresses concern that he might upset Mr Floyd. Provides description of their last operation on 1000 bomber attack…

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Writes that her husband was the navigator of his son's aircraft when they were reported missing on the Cologne operation. She quotes from a letter from her husband about that it was thanks to his son's magnificent, cool and resourceful actions that…

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Letter to P Floyd, father of his pilot Philip expressing his admiration for his skill as a pilot and sorrow in having to inform him of Philip's probable death. Gives an account of being shot down.

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Gives details of death, parents, war grave and cemetery locations

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Head and shoulders portrait of a Royal Air Force pilot wearing tunic with pilot brevet mounted on page with epitaph inscription on reverse. John Valentine's pilot.

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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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