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Relates how they met and courted and continues with description of work and life in wartime while in Deptford in London. Mentions being bombed out and going to shelters. Continues with their marriage in Sidcup and details of life and family after the…

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Lilian and George Grundy on their wedding day circa 1945. Additional information has been kindly provided by the donor.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Top left - a bride wearing white and groom in uniform standing in a group in a doorway with columns.
Top right - bride in white with bouquet and groom in uniform standing on steps in a doorway.
Middle - two women wearing dresses and carrying…

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Two women wearing dresses and holding bouquets standing in a garden with a young girl in between them. In the background trees and parts of houses. On the reverse 'John's wedding, July 1945'.

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Half length image of groom wearing tunic with sergeant rank and half brevet alongside his bride wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet. In the background trees.

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Top left - a woman wearing skirt and blouse reclining on grass in a park. Top right - a half length image of a woman with houses in the background. Bottom left - a newspaper cutting headlined 'flyer weds' with b/w image of airman in uniform and woman…

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Top left - full length image of bride and groom, he wearing uniform tunic and her a wedding dress.
Top right - a full length image of a bride wearing white wedding dress holding bouquet.
Middle - half length image of bride and groom, he weaning…

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Top left - a bride wearing wedding dress sitting at a table with window in the background.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic with half brevet standing in a garden with tees in the background.
Bottom left - an airman wearing tunic lying on grass…

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Bride in white and groom weaning uniform tunic stand in the centre of a group of men and women. Men are wearing uniform or civilian suit and tie, women wearing dresses and some carrying bouquets. In the background a large doorway with columns. Two…

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John Dent wearing tunic with sergeant rank and half brevet standing alongside his bride wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet standing in a doorway.

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On the left page top - a photograph of five aircrew wearing tunics with brevet standing in line in a garden. Captioned '23 July 1945, John Parker, F/O White (bomb aimer), self, F/O K A Smith (Skipper), George Wellington'.
Bottom - half length…

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On the left an airman wearing tunic and on the right a women wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet. In the background a fence and tree.

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Eleven people most in uniform including one woman and another woman in civilian dress standing in a group in front of the porch of a church. Submitted with description 'A group photograph at the porch of a church. The parish name on the sign above…

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Eleven people most in uniform including one woman and another woman in civilian dress standing in a group in front of the porch of a church. Submitted with description 'A group photograph at the porch of a church. The parish name on the sign above…

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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Full length portrait of a man and woman. man on the left wears uniform tunic and the woman on the right a dress and hat. Submitted with caption 'Shirley and Vic'.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Three men and three women standing in line. Two men are wearing RAF uniform tunic with pilot's brevet, The woman in the middle wearing wedding dress and the man next to her a civilian suit.

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Reports arrival of mail and says he had written to Air Ministry asking them to open an account in her name and mentions other financial matters. Catches up with news of friends and acquaintances. Mentions going to church and asks her not to send him…

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In the centre Thomas Jones wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and his bride wearing wedding dress. Either side bridesmaids and other members of wedding party. On the reverse 'L-R, ?, Amy ones, William Jones, Mary Ridsdale, Thomas John Jones DFC,…

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On the left a woman wearing jacket and skirt and on the right a man wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and Pathfinder badge, and peaked cap sitting in a field with long grass. Submitted with caption 'Tom, and wife Ivy. 1946'.

This item was…

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Full length portrait of bride (wearing wedding dress) and groom (wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons) standing on the left with three bridesmaids standing to the right and two men standing behind. In the background a stone arched…

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Full length portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons next to his bride wearing wedding dress with bouquet. In the background an arched stone doorway. On the reverse '2.2.46, Tom Jones, Amy Ridsdale, Hambleton…
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