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An almost full length portrait of Frank.
Handwritten at the side is 'FO Frank Edward Claydon Killed in action on New Brunswick raid 13.01.1944 Sqn 166 130537 aged 35 yrs. Buried in Berlin Plot 14 A.3.'

A cross marking Frank's final resting place.

A scroll commemorating Sergeant T. Carter's sacrifice. His flight engineer's brevet is included in a frame.

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A brief story about the crew of 'M for Mother'. It includes details of the crew and a photograph of the crew in flying kit at the nose of their aircraft.

A newspaper article about a campaign to recognise the loss of Teddy's crew mates.

Bob's grave at Tilly-sur-Seuelles Commonwealth War Cemetery.

Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing at Villers Bocage.
#2 is temporary graves of Bob Cooke and Crew at Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy.

A list of Bob and his crew. A colour drawing of their Halifax and the location of their graves in Normandy.

A newspaper cutting reporting that Teddy Bryan is missing, believed killed.

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List of crew members, next of kin and addresses; captain [pilot] Sergeant K H McLean, flight engineer Sergeant S N Leigh, navigator Sergeant D H McLeod, air bomber Sergeant RWL Muir, wireless operator Sergeant R C Barrett, mid upper gunner Sergeant L…

From 22 March 1943. Contains entries of medical category, vaccinations, rank etc.

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star and War Medal 1939-45.

Scroll sent to the next of kin of those servicemen who died in the war from King George VI.

Two cuttings reporting that William previously reported as missing is now presumed dead.

Guy Gibson taking his oath to rejoin the Boy Scout movement together with Group Captain E Colbeck-Welch, Wing Commander S P Richards, Flight Lieutenant K Davison and Lieutenant F Carruthers; a report of an operation by Wing Commander C M…

Viscount Clive with his daughter Davinia Herbert; acting Squadron Leader F D Hughes who was killed in action and an annotated picture of 'Flight Lieutenant Tony Stuart' in evening dress.
The second page shows Flight Lieutenant Anthony Stuart…

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Wooden cross with the upright marked 'No 10' and the date of death. The cross bar has 'PEXMAN ENGELSCH VLIEGENIER' written across it. The grave is in Schoonselhof cemetery.

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Kenneth's ex employer expressing regret on hearing of his death.

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Joyce with a corsage and John with sergeants stripes and AG brevet, on the reverse caption '3/10/43 Love from John and Joyce to Mum. Arthur & Arthur Ltd, 36 Strand, WC2. 8 Dec 1943'.
The second photograph is of Joyce, John and an elderly woman,…

Crew standing under nose of a Stirling on a dispersal, airfield background. Caption on the reverse, 'John (extreme right) with crew 97 Squadron.'

#1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 are seascapes.
#3 is a seaman, captioned 'Chief W/Op Geoffrey Lewis RFA Conus. Lost 29/3/41 Mediterranean after repeated air attacks.
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