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  • Tags: love and romance

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Two airmen wearing tunics, to the left a navigator with sergeant rank and on the right a pilot. To the left of each ladies wearing suits and hats. In the background a doorways and brick wall. Submitted with caption 'rex townsend (navigator) wedding…

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In front an RAF pilot wearing tunic with a women wearing suit and hat and carrying a bouquet. Behind another couple, man wears observer brevet on tunic and woman also dressed in suit with bouquet. In the background a doorway with columns on left.…

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An airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank stands arm in arm with a woman wearing polka dot dress in front of a stone wall with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Don and Mary Cameron on their honeymoon, Huntley July 1943'.

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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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Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

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Poem abut thinking of loved one at the end of the day.

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Three verse poem about dark thoughts, despair and love.

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Two verse poem about Sussex and love.

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Sub titled (a prayer before action). Four verse poem about flying and death close at hand and how beautiful was life.

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Contrasts hopelessness, loneliest and death with the joy of love.

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Reminisces the moment when his frightened heart was awakened by love, comparing that to the first breath of Heaven.

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On the left a man wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and holding walking stick arm in arm with a lady on the wearing wedding dress. In the background a car and buildings. Submitted with caption 'Marriage photo Shiela [sic] and Arthur Woolf 29…

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Tells story of taking girlfriend to a pub while on leave and misadventures on bicycle on return journey. Concludes with her trying to get into her parents locked house and encounter with her angry father.

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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'.

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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'.

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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…

Introduces Michael G Hanson an RAF reservist and tells of time sailing before stating training. Covers elementary and advanced training before joining 233 Squadron at RAF Leuchars on Hudson. Relates life on the station, in local area and on maritime…

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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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