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Notes that Sergeant Alfred James Dickerson had been posted as missing following an operation over Germany. Gives some personal details and note he was due to be married. Photograph alongside.

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The letter advises Mrs Jones that her husband is missing.

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A document issued by the Metropolitan Police recording Jack's service in the police.

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Jack's Certificate of Death officially recorded.

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The letter expresses sympathy for the loss of her husband.

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The letter attaching a Certificate of Death. It is assumed that her husband has died following the disappearance of his aircraft.

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A newspaper cutting, no source, no date, headed 'Have News?' seeking information about soldiers missing in action including George Grundy.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are…

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Informs her that no further news news concerning him or any member of his crew had been received. Informs her that RAF missing research and enquiry service would be established to pursue enquiries for all RAF personnel reported missing.

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Contains personal details and postings including to 514 Squadron in October 1943 as well as reported missing in April 1944 and then a prisoner of war.

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Standard letter expressing their regrets at John being reported missing.

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Letter was the reply to an enquiry from Mrs Harrison. It was to inform her that they had heard nothing regarding John having become a prisoner of war.

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telegram notification that Lancaster ME360 failed to return from an operation to Leipzig. Lists the crew and their next of kin.

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Reports that his son Sergeant Ronald Leslie Gard was missing as a result of air operations on the night 14/15 February 1945 when the Lancaster in which he was flying as rear gunner failed to return. Enquiries were being made through the International…

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Informs her that her son, Sergeant Ronald Leslie Guard [sic] failed to return from operations on night of 14/15 February 1945.

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Sent from 106 Squadron advising his mother that Aubrey had not returned from an operation.

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Letter from Officer Commanding 106 Squadron expressing his sympathy and suggesting the possibility that Aubrey had managed to bale out.

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The letter from the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund asks if the family need any financial help after Aubrey's death.

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Confirms telegram in which he was informed that his son was missing from air operations on night 22/23 June 1943 when a Stirling aircraft in which he was flying as rear gunner set out for action and was not heard from again..

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Offers sympathy for his loss and was enclosing some small personal effects.

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Offers sympathy over news that his son was missing from operations.

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Informs him that his son is reported missing from air operations. Enquiries being made through red cross and any further information will be communicated immediately.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

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Regrets to inform her that her husband failed to return from operations on night 23/24 September 1943. Writes he took part in an attack on Mannheim as wireless operator and no news had been received. Mentions his time on the squadron as part of…
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