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Four lines of boys doing physical jerks. To the right and instructor standing on his own. Image is double exposed with faint image of buildings. Reported as Stowe school.

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Five people, three men and a women with one hidden all wearing tennis gear and one man with suit and peaked cap standing by a tennis court net, Taken in Potsdam in 1936. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Caricature of a man wearing cricket kit and cap carrying a bat walking to the left.

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Three airmen in shirt sleeves sitting on the ground with a bicycle alongside. Surrounding them are three air force personnel wearing tunic and carrying gas mask cases, The one on the left has pilot's brevet and the one on the right sergeants stripes.…

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie when he was undergoing RAF aircrew training in Scotland. He writes of his shortage of cash that affects his trips and present buying. The possible evacuation of schoolchildren in Southend is mentioned.…

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about how wonderful RAF Waddington is with good food, entertainment and a wonderful atmosphere. He has been told he will be a navigator bomb aimer straight away.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about his training at Redbrae including flying Ansons, an ice hockey game in Ayr and worrying about their lack of money.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry relates his most recent examination results, which indicate he should pass his final ones. He mentions receiving heavily censored letters from a friend posted to a controlled area of Scotland…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at Redbrae including playing golf, going to a local ice hockey match and his examination results.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about buying a frame for her photograph, going to the cinema, starting to learn to play golf, plotting and an aborted training flight to Ireland.

The back of the envelope has been…

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A five-page handwritten letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry describes the harsh weather, a trip into Ayr to see an ice hockey match and to the cinema. He includes a chart with his lesson timetable.

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Writes from Grand Hotel Scarborough 10 I.T.W. about his maths and anti gas exams, and starting navigation lessons. He also writes about playing games on the beach at Scarborough against the other flights, going to a concert, meeting his old school…

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Captioned 'Self with sister Elsie. I am proudly displaying first football kit. Jersey is green, colour of school house, (Coleridge). Photo around 1933-34.'

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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Three young men receiving trophies from elderly lady standing behind trestle table, school children in the background. Signature on reverse. Captioned 'St James annual sports meeting 1st June 1938. Being presented with long jump cup - also won two of…

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Top, the right wing of the Halifax with members of 517 Squadron in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running across the…

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Full length portrait of Jim Copus is cricket kit. In the background three other cricket players, a wicket and trees on the boundary.

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Writes about how time at school is very busy and about playing hockey. Continues about school activities and ask mother to order a book for her. States she is settled and happy and sends regards to family.

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Top, the left wing and fuselage of Halifax with members of 517 Squadron, in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running…

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Top left - an airman wearing desert uniform with shorts sitting on a motorbike, in the background Nissen huts. Captioned 'On the bike at Ein Shemer'. Top centre - five airmen sitting in a jeep with goal posts in the background. Captioned 'Fred,…

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Top left - 11 men in swimming gear. They are up to their knees in water. Behind are rocks. Captioned ‘Amongst the rocks Hadera’. Top centre - five airmen in desert uniform with long trousers. In the background a building and vehicles. Captioned…

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Top left - a group of six airmen in tropical uniform on the front of a small lorry. There is a white Nissen hut in the background. Captioned ‘Arthur, Len, Gilly, Ken, Bob & Vic Ramat David 1946’. Top right - section of a wooden propeller with…

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Letter from Oakham School announcing that K I Dexter gained his 1st XV colours during a match against Bedford Modern School on 8 December 1938.

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Four newspaper cuttings concerning Keith Dexter playing school rugby at Oakham School. Two newspaper cuttings concerning Sheila Dexter dancing in 'The Douglas Follies' at the Hippodrome. One congratulatory telegram.

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16 men in improvised sports gear are standing or seated on a grass field with a football, with the shadow of a goal post on the right. A tree, some buildings and a barren ridge are visible. Date, place and signatures of the players are on the…

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