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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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W.G.Anderson’s wireless operator’s flying log book covering the period from 1 March 1943 to 28 April 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 RS), RAF Millom (2 OAFU), RAF…

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Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

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Informs him that his son failed to return from operations.

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The letter advises Chris' wife that her husband is missing.

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C Scrimshaw’s air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 11 August 1943 to 12 Aug 1944. Detailing his operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Bishop’s Court (12 AGS), RAF Finningley, Bircotes and Worksop (18 OTU) and…

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Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

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He writes thanking her for her letter and regretting that there is no further news of her husband and is unable to provide any information on the target of his operations. He hopes that good news will come soon.

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Write expressing their sympathy at the news that her husband Acting Squadron Leader Robert Wareing is missing as a result of an air operation in Northern France. They continue that this does not necessarily mean he is killed or wounded and may well…

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Letter from Mrs I.M. King to Joan Wareing about her son who is also missing. She writes thanking Mrs Wareing for her kindness to her son during his stay with her and her husband. She hopes the sacrifices they are making will not be in vain and prays…

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Writes expressing deep sorrow that Mr Wareing has been reported missing, from himself and other members of the community.

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Writes expressing sympathy that Joan’s husband Bob has been reported missing and they are awaiting further news from her.

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Writes thanking her for her letter and also the letter from Flying Officer Walkden about her husband. He also advises that he has been officially informed that two of her husband’s crew have arrived safely back in England but that there is no news…

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She writes that her son is also missing and she understands that Mrs Wareing’s husband, Squadron Leader Bob Wareing was one of the crew. She asks that if Mrs Wareing has any news of her son she would be grateful if Mrs Wareing would let her know.
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