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Three photographs of Bob at West Freugh
#1 Bob in a hut with laundry hanging up to dry.
#2 A head and shoulders photograph of Bob in uniform with his navigator's brevet.
#3 A head and shoulders photograph of Bob in uniform, again with a…

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Two airmen sitting on a wooden fence.
On the reverse 'Moncton, Ontario [sic], Canada'.

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Three airmen sitting on a fence and all posing with pipes.
On the reverse 'Moncton, Ontario, Canada'.

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Two airmen, including Bill, standing by their tent.
On the reverse 'Turner Field Georgia. USA. 1942'.

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Bill standing by his tent.

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Bill sitting on his bed. On the reverse 'To Mother with love' and 'Turner Field, Georgia USA'.

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Instructions on how rooms are to be maintained.

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An airman sleeping on a bed. On the reverse is 'TB Hospital?'

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Four photographs of Naples, taken from a balcony of what now is Villa Giullia (Via Armando Diaz 158) looking down the street in the direction of Mount Vesuvius.

Four photographs of Port Elizabeth, two of his billet.

Identification kindly…

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First, David, left, with another man dressed in their flying suits, boots and gauntlets holding their flying helmets. They are standing outside wooden buildings with glazed windows.
Second, three men in uniform. David far right and the man on the…

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WRNS (Women's Royal Naval Service) on parade. Accommodation huts can be seen in the background. The reverse has a hand written annotation "Broderick E3".

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The photograph on the top left of the left page shows the silhouette of some buildings.
The photograph on the top right of the left page shows three men sitting on bunk beds in an accommodation hut.
The photograph on the bottom right of the left…

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The photograph on the top left of the left page shows a man in shorts sitting in a rowing boat holding oars.
The photograph on the top centre of the left page shows a dinghy with trees lining the shore in the background.
The photograph on the top…

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The photograph on the top left of the left page shows a building with the caption "THE BARRACKS".
The photograph on the top right of the left page shows a building with the caption "MESS HALL".
The photograph on the bottom centre of the left page…

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The photograph on the left of the left page shows men in a military uniform on parade. Telegraph poles and accommodation huts can be seen in the background. The photograph is captioned ""A" SQUADRON".
The photograph on the right of the left page…

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The top left photograph on the left page shows accommodation huts with the caption "THE BARRACKS".
The top right photograph on the left page shows fields with trees in the background, and captioned "PLAYING FIELDS".
The bottom left photograph on…

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The top left photograph on the left page shows accommodation huts. Snow is on the ground.
The top right photograph on the left page shows snow covering the ground with the accommodation huts in the background.
The bottom centre photograph on the…

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Top left shows the prototype Lysander K6127 standing on the grass with buildings in the background.
Top Right shows T E Lawrence's grave.
Middle left shows airmen attaching bombs to an aircraft
Middle right shows a line of Hawker biplanes standing…

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The photograph on the left shows a group of six men wearing military uniforms.
The photograph on the right shows men in an accommodation block sitting on beds either side of a stove.

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John, dressed in desert uniform with short and rolled up sleeves. He is leaning on an oil barrel outside a grassed walled building with a rolled up canvas doorway. On the reverse 'This was taken outside my old hut'.

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A row of five single storey, pitched grass roofed huts arranged along a tree lined roadway. The entrances have screens and lights above with utility wires passing above. On the reverse 'This snap shot shows an avenue of huts similar to the one I am…

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Single storey grass roofed huts with a serviceman standing outside number 22. The huts are arranged along a roadway with trees. The reverse is annotated 'This shows part of an avenue of huts. Unfortunately I took it the wrong way round'.

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John standing, with hands in pockets, outside grass huts. He is wearing long socks, shorts and shirt, rolled up sleeves and a half cap with a white band. On the reverse 'Yours truly in front of grass huts'.

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John, reading wearing long wooden socks, shorts and shirt with rolled up sleeves. His head is resting on a pillow top of folded blankets above which is hanging a metal mess tin. Other camp beds are arranged along the corrugated wall with uniforms…

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Two rows barracks with a short joining barrack around an open space with furled canvas fronts, inside of which are rows of camp beds. Telegraph wires and poles pass above the barracks with trees in the background. There are three men standing in the…
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