Mementoes and Gifts

This page gathers together images of items other than letters from the collection.

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Daily new sheet from onboard troopship X1  (Queen Mary).   Other pages can be found in the post dated June 25, 1940

 

 

 

 

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Telegrams sent and received – England 1940.

Other examples can be found in the post of August 10, 1940.

 

 

 

 

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On guard duty – Sabroan barracks, Colchester – October 1940

photo by Dick Lewis

 

 

Scottish Christmas card

 

 

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Christmas card sent from England Oct 1940

 

 

Durban postcard

 

 

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Postcard and dining card from Durban Feb 1940

 

 

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Souvenir to Mother from Durban Feb 1940

 

 

 

 

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Cover of a booklet of verses written by ‘the Durban Signaller’ – see post dated March 2 1941 for the full set.

 

 

 

 

 

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Relaxing in a Palestinian orange grove .  See post of April 1, 1941

 

Photo by Dick Lewis

 

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Card accompanying a cake from Ivy and Bill

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A damn good feed – post of May 31, 1941

 

 

 

 

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A card from Glasgow lassie, Billie Laird – see post of May 30, 1941

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dad and Charlie Mene

Dad and Charlie Mene – photo taken in Gaza in memory of events in Durban – ref e.g. letter of February 15, 1941

 

 

 

 

 

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Extracts from Haifa pamphlet – post re this escapade dated June 4, 1941

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Shoe shine – location unknown

 

 

 

 

 

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Binoculars taken from French sniper – see post of July 10, 1941

 

 

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September 13, 1941 – Australian Women’s Weekly shares Dad’s description of  the day he and Pete McCowan accepted the surrender of a Syrian (Lebanese) town.

– ref. post dated July 16, 1941

 

 

 

 

 

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