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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.

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A biography of Alec written by his step sister's husband. He details the family history, his search for the grave site, his visit to the grave in 1992 and their research on the crash.

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An account of the crash of Alec's Lancaster in Overflakkee, Holland by his step sister and husband. Included in the account is a portrait of Alec and a list of the crew who died that night.

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A certificate awarded to Ernest from the Confederation Europeenne des Anciens Combattants.
A newspaper article about tail-end charlies and a service held at St Clement's Dane church.

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15 photographs from an album. #1 to 6 are of the RAF Memorial at Plymouth Hoe, also the final resting place for the ashes of Donald Bennett, Commander of the Pathfinders.#7 is a memorial at RAF Silverstone. #8 is a memorial at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh #9…

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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15 photographs taken during the unveiling of the memorial.
#1 and 2 are of the village sign outside the Skellingthorpe Village Hall.
#3 is a view of the memorial with the wreaths left at the ceremony.
#4 and 5 are the standards and attendees at…

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Three documents -
#1 The unveiling of a memorial at RAF Skellingthorpe recorded in the Lincolnshire Echo.
#2 is an invitation to a 40s night at the Birchwood Leisure & Community Centre.
#3 is an invitation to Ernest's wife to attend the unveiling…

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Photo 1 is a statue of the Kaiser, annotated 'The Kaiser & his "Der Tag" '.
Photo 2 is a German War Memorial.
Photo 3 is the front of a large building annotated 'Hall of Justice'.
Photo 4 and 6 is the Bismarck statue, annotated 'Bismark "Blood &…

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Service at St John's Church, parish of Murton for memorial of local personnel killed in World War 2 including Thomas E Wadeson.

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Newspaper article about a memorial service at Lincoln Cathedral where 2000 men, women and children bereaved during the war of family members were assembled to see two Bomber Command memorial books consigned to the Airmen's chapel of St Michael. The…

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

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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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Copy of list of names with Sergeant Jenkinson P R, 153 Sqn , 28 January 1945

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Left a colour photograph of a chapel within cathedral with stained glass windows and altar with columnated arches behind. Right a book on a lectern with note that it was open to page with Peter Jenkinson's name.

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German newspaper article about the memorial to Peter Jenkinson's crew. Ceremony in Michelbach to honour Karl Frauhammer’s memorial to seven fallen English aircrew. Speeches made by British military attaché, Air Commodore General Martin; Mayor…

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Ministry of Defence news release. Account of memorial to Lancaster bomber crew who crashed near Michelbach on 28 January 1945. Tells of inspiration and building of monument by local man and unveiling along with representatives of the RAF and Federal…

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Translated German newspaper article about the building and unveiling of a memorial built by a local man in Michelbach. Writes about Karl Frauhammer who conceived and built it and the unveiling ceremony. At the end a letter from the ministry of…

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Account of Karl Frauhammer and his decision to make a gesture of peace by building a memorial to the seven members of a Lancaster which was shot down near his home. Flight engineer on aircraft was Peter Jenkinson. Family did not find out about…

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States that Flying Officer Jones and crew failed to return from operation to Stuttgart on 28 January 1945. After attack by German night fighter Lancaster PB638 ('O - Oboe') crashed at Michelbach, Aglasterhausen. Tells of local man designing and…
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