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A half length portrait of Frank wearing his air gunner brevet.
On the reverse 'Taken after passing out at Gunnery School Stormy Down June 43'.

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Six airmen standing at the tail of their Lancaster after the Tirpitz operation.
On the reverse the six have signed their name and handwritten is 'Nov 44 On return from the "Tirpitz" raid'.

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617 Squadron flying programme, 11 December 1944. It lists personnel and their assigned aircraft.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Geoff Dixon in sergeants uniform with pilots brevet. On the reverse 'Geoffrey Walter Dixon born 11.12.1922 died: 4.8.1974.'

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A medal awarded by the US Army to a marksman. Underneath are three bars for Pistol-D, Aerial Bomber and Aerial Gunner.

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A colourised head and shoulders portrait of David, as a trainee.
A post-it has 'David Burrows George. KIA 22.1.45'.

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24 airmen arranged in three rows. Behind is a wooden building. On the reverse each man, including David George, has signed his name.

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A head and shoulders portrait of an airman.

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Photograph of a large group of trainee officers. Eric Daniels is tenth from the left on the second row from the back. Eric was married to Anne, David's sister. Each officer is named in the caption underneath.

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PGeorgeDB1703.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of David as a trainee.

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Three photographs of David's grave.
#1 is a general view of the cemetery where he rests.
#2 is a close up of his grave.
#3 is his cross with a woman tending to flowers.

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A newspaper cutting with the news of George's presumed death.

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A biography of David from his birth in Bangor, Northern Ireland. He died at the age of 21. A tribute was printed in The Spectator.

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A ticket for a dance at the British-American Club. On the reverse is the word 'Paint'. He has to find the lady with the word 'Brush' on her ticket.

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OWickhamHW124631-190629-01.pdf
Made out for H W Wickham number 124631, Last day of service 26 May 1946.

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Lion with bomb standing on globe. Motto 'tentate et perficite'.

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Forty-one officers wearing battledress or tunic, some with brevet, sitting and standing in three rows in front of the main door of the RAF College Cranwell. Captioned 'RAF College Cranwell'.

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Top left - half length image of an airmen wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and peaked cap.
Top middle - five airmen standing by or sitting on fence. Four are wearing battledress, two with peaked and two with side caps. The…

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Top left - half length image of an airman wearing jacket and side cap. Captioned 'Just married'.
Top left centre - half length image of two airmen wearing battledress. The one on the left has pilot's brevet and peaked cap.
Top centre right - four…

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Captioned 'At Ripon'.
Top left - two airmen wearing tunics with brevet, standing in snow by a bush in the grounds of an imposing building.
Top right - full length image of an airman wearing battledress and peaked cap standing in the open.
Bottom…

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Top left - full length image of an airman wearing battledress standing in long grass with a single story hut in the background. Captioned 'Mike'.
Bottom left - three-quarter length image of an airman wearing tunic and smoking a cigarette. Trees in…

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