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Notes of 106 Squadron presumed date of death 28 January 1942 over Germany.

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Gives personal details and date of death.

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Reprinted from The Times 18 June 1940.
The fight with evil and my earthly mission fulfilled. Letter found amongst the personal belongings of a Royal Air Force pilot recently reported missing believed killed, to be sent to his mother if he were…

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Letter found amongst the personal belongings of a Royal Air Force pilot recently reported missing believed killed, to be sent to his mother if he were killed. Letter talks about the importance of his role, admiration for his mother, sacrifice for…

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The end of Lancaster LM100, PO-D, at Thin, Charleville-Mézières, France 2/3 February 1945.

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Recalls shooting down of James Lee's aircraft where he was the only survivor. Subsequently rescued by French people and medically treated then became a prisoner of war. Notes he returned to the place and people who rescued him had no idea what had…

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A letter explaining Remembrance and why it is important to his generation.

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Give some personal details of Pilot Officer A Kularatne (pilot) including presumed killed 16 February 1944 while on 102 Squadron. Includes list of postings, musterings and next of kin details.

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Poem about operations and missing airmen.

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-04.pdf
An account by Mike Warburton (nephew of William Warburton) of how he made contact with the relatives of the other crew members of Lancaster DV400.

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Memorial card for Private Andreas Thalmeier, from Rottenegg, who died on 16th August 1941 at the age of 21 years.

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Handwritten list of the crew:

'Date 23rd Aug 1943
Target Berlin
A/C Stirling III EE 5938'X'
Capt WO Fear T,
Nav Sgt Ruddy G.H.
AB Sgt Bain A,
W,Op Sgt Woolcott, D.G,
FE Sgt Munro C,
M.U. Sgt Holmes J.A.C, (Can),
R.Gnr F S Davidson…

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Letter to Isabel with inventory of Andrew's effects, asking her to acknowledge receipt of the effects.

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Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

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The service record of Sergeant Arthur Cushway, killed in action.

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Photo 1 is a man with a dog.
Photo 2 is man sitting on a fence.
Photo 3 is a man sitting on a tractor.
Photo 4 is a man sitting on a fence.
Photo 5 is a man standing on a brick wall.
These five images are captioned '1938 Cecil William Reid &…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Arthur in uniform with sergeant's stripes and Air Gunner's brevet. Submitted with caption: 'Arthur Young. Born in Cardiff he was killed in the crash of the "Salford Lancaster" on 30 July 1944, returning from an…

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The story of events the night Mrs Heckendorf's son was shot down and died.

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Letter to I R Jenkinson informing him of award of DFM to his son. Enquires whether he will go to Buckingham Palace to receive it.

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A newspaper cutting with the news of George's presumed death.

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An account of operations at the time Arnold took over as Flight Commander. He describes the operation when Arnold Christian was lost.

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BBC 78 RPM vinyl disk Gordon Cruickshank recorded in August 1944.

Joined RAF in 1938 and Bomber Command in 1941 as an air gunner. Started operations in 1942 and completed first tour of 31 trips at end of November 1942. Says was badly shot up on…
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