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The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, the transport of food parcels, Emergency supplies for the camp, POW cooking, articles about Christmas in…

Eleven men wearing a mixture of battledress jackets, shorts and football tops with a cup. Information from donor 'Squadron aircrew football team March 1945'.

Eleven men in two rows in football kit. To the right in background, the corner of a building. On the reverse '104 Squadron, Sorrento Killers'. [rear row] 'Tomlin, Openshaw, Eardley, Pearson, Magee, Hawthorn'; [front row] 'Starrey, Brown, Baker, Bell,…

Photo 1 captioned 'View of Sleeping Bunks', shows three tiers of bunks.
Photo 2 captioned 'Table and Bench Seat' shows two men at the table, one seated.
Photo 3 is of a church, captioned 'Converted Hut by Russian POW for Worshipping'.
Photo 4 is…

Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

A football team posing as a group. On the reverse each man is named and 'Aden. Oct. 1946'.


19 runners and four airmen arranged in three rows. In front are three trophies.
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41 airmen arranged in five rows in front of a large group of trophies.

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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…

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…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows 16 men. The two front rows of men are wearing sports clothing and some of the men on the back row are wearing military uniforms.
The photograph on the right of the left page shows a man in shorts…

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Eight individuals in the foreground, one holding a small cup, five of them in swimming trunks. Other individuals and water in the background. Caption '6002 S/E win the cup'.


A book used as a photo and sketch album. It contains sketches of his wife, Dorothy Frances Lydiard Kellett (nee Abbott), two sketches of horses, images taken during plays including ‘Morning Star’, '10 Minute Alibi', '‘Thunder Rock’, 'A Revue'…

A membership card for the Aboukir Boat Club issued to Rex Searle.


Newspaper cutting, football team with names and description of latest game.


Two cyclists being assisted at the start of the race, watched by many spectators. On the reverse 'Start of the 'Mile' cycle race, at the Station sports. Aden Dec 14th 1946'.


Royal Air Forces Association magazine for July 1947.
Image #1: Front cover with a reproduction of the Westminster Abbey stained glass window which is dedicated to 'the few' killed in the Battle of Britain. Date and price of the magazine are also…

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Five certificates awarded to Ivor in June and July 1942.


Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and wearing skis and holding ski poles standing on snow with building and trees in the background. Captioned 'Banff, Ski-ing on Mount Norquay'.


Group of airmen in fancy dress undressing the referee. On the reverse 'Spike Hughes, the Ref. is publicly stripped off. Christmas Day. Aden. 1946'.

Two photographs of airmen in fancy dress.
In the first photograph the men are sitting in a goal, some drinking beer. On the reverse 'Re-freshment time in the Sergeant's goal'.
In the second photograph the same men are in the goal. One is holding up…

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of eight airmen on the station skating rink.
Photo 2 is a group of eight airmen standing in a row, captioned 'Assorted group'.
Photo 3 and 4 are five and six airmen, respectively, sitting on bunk…

Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two men lying on their bunks.
Photo 2 is two men sitting and holding tennis rackets.
Photo 3 is five men leaning on a beach cabin.
Photo 4 is two men standing at the front of a Hurricane 'Sir…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman observing a sun shot using a sextant.
#2 is three airmen playing golf.
#3 is a church at the side of rail tracks.
#4 is four airmen sunbathing.
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