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Small leather purse and silver identity tag and accompanying note.

Top - a large group of trainee airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a brick building with large windows criss-crossed with blast tape. On the reverse signatures. Captioned 1 - 'Heaven help poor old…

A wedding photograph with JE Hanson and his bride, Mary Alice. The bridal party includes parents, bridesmaid and best man.

The group of six is identified in information supplied with the collection as Bob Everett and fiancee/wife, Jack, Man, Woman and Dave Pearce. The donor of the collection states 'I have a feeling that the man and woman are Dave Pearce's father and…

Two photographs of Jack Penswick, Dave Pearce and Bob Everett with two women and a dog.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Half length portrait of Ivor with a trainee flash in his cap. On the reverse '4541 To/ My loving sweetheart Eileen with love Ivor xxxx'.

Four photographs of Johnny - as a baby, a nine year old, a teenager and on his wedding day. The article gives brief details about his life.

Ivor and his bride walking out of church. On the reverse 'Mrs EM Cole, 1 Clumber St, Nottm Rd, Melton Mowbray 2nd turn on L of Main Rd', '5752' and a photographers stamp 'Starbuck Studios'. Also 'Name Mrs Cole Address Miss Durraint 3 PC 19.3.46'.

The couple are standing arm in arm. Ivor is in uniform.

The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

Perspex love-heart pendant containing Royal Canadian Air Force crown and eagle.

Zosia and Stefan on their wedding day. Information supplied with the collection states that Zosia was a cook at RAF Ingham.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Two photographs of Wanda's wedding. Photo 1 is Wanda and her husband grouped with 17 other airmen and women alongside a Nissen hut. Photo 2 is Wanda and her husband being blessed by a priest. They are kneeling in front of a priest, at the altar.

An airman wearing tunic standing next to his bride in white in St Helena church doorway. Men, women and children gathered round kook on. Submitted with caption 'Gordon's wedding - met his wife whilst at Kirmington, and they married in the church…

In reply to information that she was engaged to Bill and stating that she was old enough to make up her own mind. Catches up with family news.

Letter in reply to one he sent stating that their daughter was of an age when she was able to make up her own mind about getting engaged to him. They did appreciate him writing to them about it. Speculates on their future and wished them well.

Expresses her love and says they are complete now that they have a baby. Looks forward to when he would be at home again. Writes more about the baby and how she feels.

Expresses everlasting love, how happy she was and even though they were not able to spend much time together, she was always thinking of him. Letter written when he was going back for his second tour.

Two photographs of Jack and Lily's wedding, outside the church.
Their marriage was at Christ Church, Crouch End Hill, North London, 21 December 1942.

On the reverse of the first image is 'this proof is 1/6 if required'.

Additional information…

Jack and his bride on their wedding day. Alongside are best man, bridesmaids and parents.
Their marriage was at Christ Church, Crouch End Hill, North London, 21 December 1942. The bridesmaid third from left is Morfydd Jones, Jack’s youngest…

Full length portrait of a pilot officer wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet and peaked cap. Taken in a garden with greenhouse, shrubbery an trees in the background. On the reverse 'To my darling with all my love, George XXXX'.

Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet and side cap. On the reverse 'To my dearest darling, all my fondest love, George XXX'.

Wedding group, Edward and his wife, two bridesmaids, an individual in uniform with pilots brevet, an older man and a couple standing behind. Edward has Warrant Officer rank badge and an Observers brevet.
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