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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

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A letter explaining Remembrance and why it is important to his generation.

MBakerJN[Ser#-DoB-210801-01.pdf
Lancaster ED838 and crew took off from RAF Bardney on an operation to Essen on 1 May 1943.
The report contains information about the crew, the operation to Essen and their loss as well as maps and photographs.
The crew were:
Pilot Officer G A…

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

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-02.pdf
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.

BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
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…

ADennyPJ170223.mp3
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. Janet talks bout her journey discovering her father’s time in…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040054.jpg
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…

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
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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PMitchellJEF16010034.jpg
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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A collage of three photographs and a cloth 434 squadron badge.
Photo 1 is the base of a memorial stone with a Canada sash and a floral bouquet.
Photo 2 is the cemetery where Hugh was buried, now a field.
Photo 3 is the memorial stone surrounded…

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Six poems, five written by Water Scott of 630 Squadron. The poems recall East Kirkby, Lancasters, lost aircrew, a memorial tree with a brass plate, an old airfield and a crew reunion.

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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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No 1 Group Bomber Command roll of honour 1939-1945

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

MPeadonAH1578531-160504-01.pdf
A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

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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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Notes produced for a service at North Marston church where a memorial was to be sited.
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