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Three quarter length portrait of an officer and his bride standing in a church doorway. The flight lieutenant on the left is wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbon.The brides on the right is holding his hand and is wearing wedding dress…

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a 29 page duplicated magazine produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. All the items are original, mainly 'in' jokes consisting of stories, jokes, poems and cartoons.

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A duplicated magazine, produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. It includes 'in' jokes, stories, poems, cartoons and a
a crossword puzzle.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-02.pdf
A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

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Bride and groom are Bessie and Wally Birkby, then a sergeant with air gunner.

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A letter with card and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife. It is their fifth wedding anniversary and he looks forward to a time when the war is over and they can be at home again together. He thinks it is unlikely he will have leave a…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about life in the RAF whilst based in Dumfries. He writes that they are all bored, the weather is awful and tells about an eventful trip to the cinema.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about memories of their home-life and admits to being homesick. He has finished some tricky examinations and hopes to have more time in the evenings. Harry plans out Jessie's…

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie discussing his love for her, the time they spent during his leave and his journey back by train.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie. Harry has just finished his Maths examination and is very tired mentally. He discusses plans for his leave at Easter and tells Jessie how much he misses her.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. He writes that he has passed his exam, about hearing of a friend who has been killed and how keen he is to have leave to see her.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. He writes about practising navigation in a Fokker, taking his navigation exams and thanks her for the photo which has just arrived.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. He writes about training and reminds her of bringing back kippers from Blackpool on their honeymoon.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. He has sent her a present of a tartan skirt and remarks about the amount of homework his has to do.

The back of the envelope has been reused for household accounts.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He misses her greatly and discusses home, family and friends.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about the severe weather, including blizzards, and how it is interfering with training. Includes a description of the frozen river in Ayr. He also explains his problems with…

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A three-page hand written letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He responses to Jessie's loving letter and says how much he misses her. He should get seven days' leave over Christmas or soon afterwards. Also mentions how strenuous the…

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Handwritten envelope and congratulations card to Mr Redgrave.

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Bride and groom in front of church entrance, groom in suit, bride in wedding dress. Two other women are visible inside the church.

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Relates trip to London and describes show at the Palladium and tea at the Canadian Beaver Club. Mentions some damage to buildings in London. Writes that that he has found an old toy engine at his billet for his son David. Talks of troops scheduled…

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He thanks her for the parcel and tells her how much he loves her.

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The marriage certificate of John Staves (Malcolm Staves' father) and Sarah Jane Ely (Malcolm Staves' mother), May 13th 1919. The birth certificate of Sarah Jane Ely on 7th December 1893. An envelope addressed to M E Staves at Cottingham.

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A letter from Captain A Macdonald to Officer in Charge, 'B' Squadron, asking permission for Malcolm Staves to attend the wedding of the writer to Malcolm's sister. Also attached is the wedding invitation to Mr and Mrs Ely on the occasion of the…

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Harry Brooks write to his wife apologising that he couldn't see her at the weekend. He also tells her that he has been unwell and unable to buy her a birthday card. He says how much he loves her, and talks about possible arrangements for the next…

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Letter from Harry Brooks to his wife telling her that his pass has been approved and he will see here on 22nd. He says that he has received a letter from Spiros who has been moved to 'a terrible camp, so he says' near Grantham. He finishes by…
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