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Confirms information in their previous telegram that her husband is now reported interned from air attaché Madrid. He had arrived in Madrid.

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Writes that they had been advised by the air ministry not to try and contact two other members of her husband's crew in France to get information about her husband. Contract might jeopardize their position and chances to escape.

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Informs her that they had heard nothing further of her husband.

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Refers to the fact that her husband had been reported missing on 6 August 1941 and that family allowance and allotment would continue until 2 September and that temporary allowance would be paid until 27 November 1941. Continues with pension…

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Informs her that one member of his crew was a prisoner of war but asked that she make no effort to contact him. They were continuing to make enquiries about her husband.

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Confirms that a friend of her husband who she had enquired after had indeed been killed in action. In addition there was still no news of her husband,

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Writes they are sorry that there was no news of her husband. Other aircrew that she had enquired of were reported as killed in action and another as prisoner of war.

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From officer commanding 12 Squadron regretting that they could not give and information on her husbands chances of safety. Also unable to give any information on other crew members.

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Informs her that her husband's aircraft was missing as his aircraft failed to return to base on 6 August 1941.

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Informs her that her Husband Sgt J Lamport Newton was missing as a result of air operations on 6 August 1941.

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Top - six aircrew wearing flying suits standing alongside the rear fuselage of a Wellington. Captioned 'Cab and crew missing 7/41'. Bottom six aircrew wearing a variety of flying clothes standing in front on the nose of a Wellington. Captioned…

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Letter form Officer Commanding 12 Squadron reporting that her husband was missing form operations on 5/6 August 1941. Enclosed is list of personal effects.

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Telegram to Bill's father from the 10 Squadron adjutant informing him that Bill did not return from an overnight operation

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To Bill's father when Bill failed to return from an operation.

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Extract from Bourne Parish Magazine – 1945, a transcript of an article displayed in the Bourne Parish magazine regarding John (Jack) Cox being reported missing in March 1945. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Operation against Dortmund on 23 May 1943 and Dusseldorf on 25 May 1943. List all crews flying. Squadron Leader Turgel's aircraft is highlighted on both operations and on the 25 May 1943, no landing time and a note 'No News'.

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Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Gordon Prescott.
Photo 2 is a full length portrait of Gordon Prescott as a boy scout.
Photo 3 is Gordon Prescott and two scout leaders. Gordon is holding a standard.
The three photographs are captioned…

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To Bill's father from OC 10 Squadron offering his condolence as Bill did not return from an op.

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Letter to Bill's father from Station Commander RAF Melbourne, regarding the disposal of Bill's effects as he has failed to return from an operation.

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A very short memoir of N G Prescott, a wireless operator with 12 Squadron. He completed eight operations but on his ninth he was reported missing at Munich.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for N G Prescott, wireless operator, covering the period from 25 August 1943 to 7 Jan 1945, when he went missing on operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at…

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From casualty branch expressing regret that his son was missing as result of air operations on night 25/26 February 1943 when his Lancaster failed to return. Enquiries would be made via the Red Cross.

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Informs him that his son was missing as a result of air operations on 25/26 February 1943.

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Previously reported missing now presumed to have been killed. Gives other personal details. Includes head and shoulders portrait of man in flying jacket.

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Informing her that her husband was missing following operations on 11 November 1944.
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