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The unveiling of the Runnymede Memorial Order of Ceremony. This includes the hymns to be sung and the lesson.

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Notes recorded by Maurice during his pilot training.

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Envelope, letter, details on the unveiling of the memorial and ticket for the ceremony at Runnymede.

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Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

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Talks about her father and her research into his life for her book 'The Man on the Mantelpiece'. Originally a pacifist, he later volunteered and served as a bomb aimer in Bomber Command.

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Top - an airman wearing tunic and side cap with his arm around a woman wearing dress and hat. In the background a window. Submitted with description 'Photo of an RAF airman in service dress with a civilian woman. Identities and location…

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Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

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List details of graves and personnel buried. Includes Pilot Officer E H Tansley pilot RAF and inscription. At VIII.F.2.

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Commemorates Pilot Officer E H Tansley RAF who gave his life.

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Military guard of honour on left in front of railings. In centre steps leading up to church where a large crown look on. Flags and memorial centre middle and right. In the background part of a church.

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MGreenAW104402-160919-02.pdf
A biography of Alan Green with personal photographs and headlines. It covers his training in Canada and UK. First squadron was 218 at Marham flying Wellingtons as a navigator, then Stirlings. He flew 22 operations and was shot down by friendly fire.…

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Stone tablet in field noting that Captain Albert Ball fell on this spot fighting gloriously 7th May 1917. A gentleman wearing suit stands behind stone. On the reverse 'A Ball UC'.

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A man wearing suit and hat standing with a wreath in front of a large memorial in a park. A serviceman stands by to the right. On the left a large group pf people in civilian attire watch from a footpath. On the reverse 'May 7th 1947. Maj [....…

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Top left - view over concrete captioned 'Runway, Deurne, concrete, said by Mr Dum[..]in to be the place where we landed'.
Top centre - view down a lane with trees/hedge either side. Captioned 'Lane leading to Mr dr Voegt's house'.
Top right -…

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Mrs E Warren at a memorial service for her son in St Leonhard's church. On the reverse is stamped 'Photo Schmid Heilsbronn/Mfr'

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Don Browning was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. On one operation two aircraft collided and Don lost friends he had undertaken training with. On an operation to Calais the weather was very poor and the attack aborted but not all aircraft…

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On the front a round shield with Royal Air Force badge and text including 'Women's Auxiliary Air Force 1939-1945'. To those who had lost their lives. National Memorial Arboretum. On the inside a description of Women's Auxiliary Air Force memorial.

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Postcard mentions memories. Painting of a memorial on side of tree lined country lane going down a hill with cottages to the right and hill in the distance. Selworthy by E W Haslehurst.

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Photo 1 is Warrant Officer George Bailey at the 90 Squadron memorial.
Photo 2 is a Horsa being towed by a Halifax.
Photo 3 is a Horsa in D-day markings.

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Photo 1 is the Queen Mother unveiling the statue of Sir Arthur Harris.
Photo 2 is inside St Clement Danes during the service.
Photo 3 is the Queen Mother being greeted by the president of the Bomber Command Association, Sir Michael Beetham.

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The Nazi Martyr memorial.

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Photo 1 is Edinburgh Castle viewed from Princess Street gardens.
Photo 2 is a postcard of Princess Street looking west with the Scott monument.
Photo 3 is a postcard of Edinburgh Castle and the Ross fountain in the gardens.
Photo 4 is a postcard…

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MLawsonHA19210824-170720-01.pdf
Suzanne Pescott is the daughter of Homer Lawson who took part in an operation to destroy a V-1 site. Although he survived a Halifax from his squadron was destroyed and six of the seven crew members were killed. Suzanne visited the site to lay a…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-020.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the editor's comments, How the Convoys got through, photographs of ex-POWs titled 'Victory Smiles', Finding his Feet -…
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