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Full length portrait of Flight Lieutenant Arthur Jepps in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/43 Navigator Flt/Lt A. Jepps R.A.F. Vevey CWGC'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Arthur Wright in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.C. Wright RAFVR Vevey'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Edward Higgins in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Wireless Operator./ AG Sgt. E Higgins RAFVR Vevey'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Ronald Brett in uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Mid Upper A/G Flt/Sgt R.O.C. Brett R.A.A.F. Vevey'.

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Full length portrait of Sergeant James Spence in airman's uniform. He is standing in the snow in front of a brick building and has a cigarette in his right hand. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Rear A/G Sgt J. Spence R.AFVR.…

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A wooden cross in a cemetery bears the inscription 'S. Englishe Flieger. Namen unbekannt'. Trees are visible in the foreground.

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Recounts that Derrick Allen contacted a M Rudi Simon who lived in Tongess, Belgium through the Association of Veterans. M Simon was researching aircraft brought down in the local area. Derrick Allen had stated that he would like to visit the where…

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The seven aircrew are standing at the nose of 'Liz Beth', their Lancaster. Each crew member is identified along with brief details of the crash at Normington, Lincolnshire on completion of an operation to Turin 12/13 July 1943.
The second part of…

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Details of the funeral of the airmen at Vevey. A large number of wreaths adorned the coffins. A crowd described as 'extensive' attended. Annotated with 'Cost to Govt sf 7447.40 ED412 'O'
sf 300 ED 531
7747.40
sf 553.36 per man!'
On the second…

MWrightJ[Ser#-DoB]-150527-11.pdf
27 pages transcribed from a local newspaper covering the night 100 bombers overflew Switzerland leading to two being shot down. Bombs were dropped on Swiss territory.
14 airmen were buried at Vevey and the funeral is described. There is repetition…

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Rows of graves in a cemetery. St Martins, Vevey. Captioned 'Ronald Oswald Bret (indecipherable)
31 RAF graves. Killed on raids'.
On the reverse 'Foulks - N2.
1944 412471
F/Lt WR Esquilant AFC 37. 24/8/46

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant William Gowland 'George' Anderson. He is wearing a greatcoat and side cap.

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The letter informs the father of Sergeant William Gowland Anderson that his son has been killed in action

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A scroll to honour Sergeant William Gowland Anderson's sacrifice.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Hugh Bolger captioned 'F/Sgt H. Bolger R.A.A' [sic].
On the reverse 'F/Sgt Hugh Bolger R.A.A.F. via Jim Wright 1/95'

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Tony Terry standing in his uniform and smoking. On the reverse 'A. Terry R.A.A.F. Anthony (Tony) D. Terry [unclear] Jim Wright 1/95'.

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Official war record of Benjamin Evans, service number 1031846

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Head and shoulders portrait of Pilot Officer Horace Badge. On the reverse 'P/O Horace Badge RAFVR Pilot'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Arthur Wright

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Postcard with two photographs. The first captioned 'L'ARDENNE' show the front side of a stone memorial with a plaque to heroes of the RAF who fell 2 November 1944. In the background a three bar wooden fence, pasture and wooded hill. The second…

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Sergeant James Spence in uniform standing in the snow outside a brick building.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Higgins in uniform with side cap.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Ronald Oswald Charles Brett, wearing uniform and side cap.

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Seven coffins being lowered into graves by military and civilians at Vevey, Switzerland. The two photographs are the same but the second is captioned 'July 1943 "Our Crew" being laid to rest Semper Paratus'.

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Two photographs of the burial of British airmen at Vevey. The coffins have union flags draped over. There is a large attendance in the background. One photograph is annotated 'First photo of 14 graves taken by Mrs Desborough, Vevey Burial service in…
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