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Dave informs Betty that he was unwell, but is now much better and continues with his flights. He hopes to return home soon, but fears he might be ordered to stay in Estevan after the course. Dave relays news that his instructor at Elementary Flying…

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Dave hopes his fiancée, Betty, had a happy birthday and asks if she has received his gift. He tells about the cold weather and snow, but says that the flights continue. Dave lists the films that he has recently watched; and expresses the desire to…

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Dave writes about the pleasure in receiving letters from his fiancée, Betty. He begins to number his letters, starting at number 10. Dave tells about the new station, his desire to see new places and the impossibility of taking photographs. He…

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Dave writes that he received more letters and thanks Betty for sending a newspaper article. He is very busy with exams and has passed a flight test. Dave describes flight exercises and considers the possibility of changing camp after the course. He…

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Dave is glad to have received news from his fiancée, Betty. He is still waiting for the 20-hours flight test. Dave has sent Betty a birthday present and wishes her well. He concludes with words of love, looking forward to seeing her again.

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Dave informs his fiancée, Betty, that he received twelve letters and that he wanted to reply to all of them. He remembers the past and says he went to Assiniboia. Dave reports about his flights and the course. He concludes with words of love for…

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Dave warns his fiancée, Betty, that he had to change station again. The journey was long and tiring. It is located near the town of Assiniboia from which the station takes its name. He concludes with affection for Betty.

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Writes acknowledging how good a husband he is and how much he loves her. She continues with speculation about her future and where she might go. Continues with news of daily activities including looking after her dog. Mentioned that she has enclosed…

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Writes wishing him happy birthday an hopes that parcel she has sent arrives in the day. Mentions she is sending photograph album to remind him of events over year they have been married as well as other items (cigarettes, socks and cake). Writes that…

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Number 24. Notes it is the 3rd anniversary of their engagement and he writes how lucky he has been since asking her to marry him. He has been for a walk and seen some of the outside world.

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Writes of how much he enjoyed spending a few days with her during Christmas and that he was successful in getting back into camp.

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He writes about their arrangements for meeting at Christmas. Continues with recollection of her recent visit and about his training activities. Writes about a mansion which has converted its stables into a Services Canteen. Catches up with family…

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Wanda Szuwalska and her groom, on their wedding day. Both are in uniform, Wanda has a small bouquet.

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Wanda Szuwalska and her groom kneeling before a priest on their wedding day.

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Black and white landscape group photograph of several airmen and airwomen gathered in a group photograph, some sitting, some standing taken with a Nissan hut in the background, Wanda Szuwalska at the front centre of photograph is holding a bouquet.

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Walter and his bride on their wedding day. He is in his RAF uniform and she is wearing a long white dress and is carrying a floral bouquet.

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Bride, groom, three bridesmaids, bestman and father of the bride. The groom and bestman are in RAF uniform.

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Writes she is grieved shocked over Hedley going missing. Writes that initial contact through high school correspondence developed into something much more. Writes of Hedley's visit to her family and present of silver wings. Encourages them to not…

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Ken and Margaret (his eventual wife) standing by a road sign to Troutbeck in the Lake District.

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Sergeant Alan and Ella Morgan on their wedding day. Alan is in uniform with a half brevet and sergeant's stripes. His hands are bandaged. Ella is in a pale wedding dress with headdress, veil and large bouquet.

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Norman Jackson and his bride standing with guests outside a stone church. He is wearing his RAF uniform. His bride is in a long pale wedding dress with headdress, train and large bouquet. There are two bridesmaids and numerous family and…

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Photo 1 is Hilda and Clifford Watson standing at the side of a lake. He is in uniform and Hilda is wearing a double-breasted coat. It is annotated 'At Richmond second honeymoon'.
Photo 2 is Clifford Watson in uniform leaning on a tree stump

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Photo 1 is Clifford Watson and his bride on their wedding day. He is in uniform and she is wearing a pale long wedding dress with headdress and carrying a bouquet.
Photo 2 is Sergeant Clifford Watson in flying kit.
Photo 3 is Clifford and Hilda…

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Half length portrait of Donald Wallace and his bride on their wedding day. Donald is in formal attire with clerical collar and Mrs Wallace a patterned wedding dress with fur trim and veil.

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A head and shoulders portrait photograph of Arthur Vickers, in uniform with an engineer's brevet and sergeant’s stripes, submitted with caption; 'Arthur Vickers 1943,' damaged right and bottom edges.
On the reverse '[H]arriet [w]ith love from…
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