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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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Eleven people with bride in wedding dress and groom (wearing uniform tunic with bomb aimer's brevet) sitting in deck chairs top left. Another man wearing suit sits to the right. Two man and two women are grouped on the right and three young girls sit…

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Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

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In the centre and airman standing wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and half brevet (bomb aimer) cutting a cake on a table. To the left a bride in white dress standing looks on. Three other people left and right sitting. Submitted with caption…

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Full length images of a woman on the left wearing fur coat and carrying handbag and a man on the right wearing suit with buttonhole and tie. They are standing on steps with door in the background. Submitted with caption 'Mary and Don Cameron wedding…

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Writes of travelling to Scotland before start of the war and then joining the RAF Volunteer Reserve. Continues with account of training in England before going to Lakeland Florida for primary flying training, Cochran field for basic and advanced…

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full length wedding photograph of D Swains and his wife

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On the left a bride wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet. On the right ad RAF officer wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet and medal ribbons. In the background part of a stone building and a wooden door.

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Enda Burton sitting on Bert Kitson's knee in a garden.

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A diary entry taken from an album page.

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He says there is much time to reflect while in prisoner of war camp. He writes of his life prior to becoming a prisoner. his wife, her qualities, what attracted her to him and her activities. He continues with comment on the support of friends. He…

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Writes thanking them for their letter and telegram on the day of her wedding. She recounts aspects of the wedding and people who attended with regard to their connection with Robert. She describes her new location and also gives news of the doctor…

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She writes expressing how glad she was to hear of Robert’s liberation and homecoming. Continues with comments on how Robert was treated by the Germans and how awful prisoner of war camps were. She asks some other questions and talks a little about…

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Edna Burton wearing Bert Kitson's uniform jacket and cap.

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A half length portrait of Bill in flying kit, including helmet and goggles. It is annotated 'To Sylvia With Lots of Love Billy xxx'.

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Colourised image of Bill and his bride on their wedding day.

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Bill Harvey, the bride, best man, bridesmaids, flower girls and parents outside the church on their wedding day.

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He writes that he has plenty of spare time and he often thinks of their happiness and that he is lucky to have her as his wife. He suggests that, when the war is over, they go for a holiday at Windermere, where they were married. He apologises that…

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A man wearing RAF uniform tunic with half brevet is standing next to a woman wearing wedding dress and holding a bouquet. In the background a window.

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Top - a man and a woman in winter clothes standing with tree in the background. Captioned 'Janine and Freddy de Greef, France 1941'. Bottom - an RAF officer on the left stands talking to a man in army uniform and a woman in wedding dress. Captioned…

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Envelope containing note, newspaper cutting with letter
'Au Revoir' and a photograph showing three quarter length portrait of a man in RAF uniform tunic and a woman in wedding dress with bouquet.

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Three-quarter length portrait of a woman wearing wedding dress and holding bouquet. Note 'to my darling from your loving wife Mary [..]'. On the reverse a newspaper cutting 'Never Doubt by Patience Strong'.

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Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

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Excerpt (pages 7 and 8) from letter from CR Phillips to F Phillips. Writes he will be with her again soon and ambitions for after the war. Expresses his love for her.
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