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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Lee, flight engineer, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 15 August 1943 where he was listed as missing and was the only survivor of his crew that crashed in France and became a…

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Don was brought up in Newcastle, where he worked for a number of years. He attended a meeting a year before the war began, about alternatives to war and that war didn’t have to be accepted as inevitable. Don joined a community which organised…

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Poem about prisoners of war.

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A newspaper cutting with a map of prisoner of war camps.

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Asking if he has had any news of Hedley. If Hedley was a prisoner Bob Grimwade would like to write to him as he had got on very well with him. He has nearly finished his tour as an instructor and hopes to go to P.R.U.

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A book of Prison Camp cartoons with some explanations.

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The telegram advises Miss Ross that the International Red Cross have confirmed that David Geach is a prisoner of war.

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The telegram informs David's father that his son has been liberated from being a prisoner of war.

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Head and shoulders portrait of David Geach. On the reverse 'Air Bomber Dave Geach Age 20 Berlin P.O.W. 24/3/44'

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RAF Form 2520A issued to David Geach. the book contains details of his service record.

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A booklet produced for returning prisoners of war. It is divided into 12 chapters starting with Britain and what to expect. First stop will be the reception centre which will try and help you and sort out your immediate future. An emergency ration…

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RAF Form 2825 filled in by David Geach claiming 1939/45 star, Air Crew Europe Star and France and Germany Star

LGeachDG1394781v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for David Geach, bomb aimer, covering the period from 22 November 1942 to 2 September 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, being shot down and becoming a prisoner of war, returning to…

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The letter to David Geach's parents expresses sadness that he is missing. The Chaplain offers his sympathy.

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A card signed by David advising his parents that he had returned to UK. The card was pre-printed by the Salvation Army.

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A letter of sympathy from the Air Ministry to David Geach's father expressing regret that his son is missing during operations.

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The telegram is written to David Geach's father and confirms via the International Red Cross that he has been taken prisoner.

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The telegram to David Geach's father advises him his son was included in a German broadcast saying he had been taken as a prisoner of war.

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The letter addressed to Geoff's father is from the Air MInistry (Casualty Branch). It advises him that his son has been captured and a copied letter was read out by Lord Haw Haw on the radio. He asks for lots of letters and reports he is well.

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On his return to Great Britain after his release from prisoner of war camp, Geoff Packham was interrogated by his commanding officer. His aircraft was damaged during a raid on Sterkrade by Holten. The bailed out over the Netherlands. He was captured…

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Covering his service between 20 Oct 1939 and 13 May 1946. Form a replacement compiled on 5 Jan 1953.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an Italian prisoner of war identified as Mario ???? [sic] from Ridlington prisoner of war camp who worked at Manor Farm, Pilton during the war.

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Margaret Tyler (nee Pridmore) and Chris Musial drilling at Manor Farm, Pilton, Rutland.

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Chris Musial, German prisoner of war and Margaret Pridmore, riddling potatoes. Manor farm, Pilton, Rutland.
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