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Keith Steven’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 22 July 1941 until 14 January 1944. Initial training at No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, followed by 15 Service Flying Training School, and posting to 7 Bombing and Gunnery School. Attended…

Informs her of news that Vichy government had made a statement that a twin engine landed in France the last Saturday and the crew who had set fire to their aircraft had been interned.

Confirms that her husband was missing believed interned in occupied France. Mentioned that his aircraft was believed to have force landed owing to engine failure.

Gives personal details and list of postings. Notes at one stage missing believed intered.

To Thomas' mother advising that he has been reported missing from operations after nothing was heard from the aircraft following take off. A list of contact details for the other crew members, Pilot Officer A Cassie, second pilot Sergeant G E…

Message to Thomas' mother informing that he is missing following an air operation.

Message to Thomas' mother advising that her son was a prisoner of war having been rescued from the sea.

Report of the approximate position and circumstances, due to bad weather, of the loss of Lancaster PA278. In the crash pilot G Taylor, the crew, 17 members of the Auxiliary Territorial Services and two nurses died. Additional information on Geoffrey…

Jack in his flying gear with reports of his final flight, piloted by Flight Lieutenant G Taylor in which all six crew members died together with 17 members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service and two nurses. Details of Staff Sergeant Jessica Semark,…

A reckoning of sums owing to Eileen Whymark.

A transcription of the letter Jack wrote to his wife Eileen, in the event of him being reported missing.

Letter written by Jack to be sent to his wife Eileen in the event if is death. In it Jack expresses his love and pride for Eileen and his son Robert.

To Eileen advising that Jack has been reported missing following an aircraft accident.

To Jack's wife advising her of the conclusion that her husband had lost his life.

A resume of 'Jack' Whymark's family and service career. Includes extracts from Jack’s diaries, details from his logbook and histories of the crew and passengers of Lancaster PA278.

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Pilot Officer Bob Butler covering 22 September 1940 to 23 September 1942 detailing training flights, air tests and operations.
Served at RAF Jurby, RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Newmarket, RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

Newspaper article reporting an interview with Bob Butler's mother after she had been informed that he was missing. A head and shoulders photograph of Bob Butler in uniform is included.

Notice explaining and reminding relatives that information regarding 'date, place, circumstances of a casualty, and particularly any reference to the unit concerned might give valuable information to the enemy' and should not be disclosed or…

Description of the processes followed to trace missing men and determine whether they are prisoners of war.
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