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Ball, A. (Albert)

With respect and admiration. Thank you for looking out for the boys of No.11 Squadron, some of whom would not have lasted as long as they did without you at their back in the summer of 1916.
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Cooper, H.A. (Herbert Ambrose)

'Poor little “Coops”, he had flown into the ground the day before, and Mother Hubbard had lost perhaps his most skilful pilot.'
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Patterson, A.F.A. (Aubrey Frederick Albert)

'He had been hit at the base of the spine, and the doctors gave him up from the start. He had a magnificent constitution, and as he felt no pain and was in good spirits, they had not the heart to tell him. ...
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Glover, J.E. (John Edward)

To a brave observer who faced off eleven enemy aircraft on 1 July 1916: 'The Hun opened fire at about 300 yards but Glover reserved his fire until we were within 30 yards of him and then gave him a burst of about 10 shots.'
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Morris, L.B.F. (Lionel Bertram Frank)

Lionel's diary, 22 June 1916:'Rumour has it that the offensive is to start about June 26. Shall see some fun I expect.' With love and respect from all the Reids.
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Powell, P.J.G. (Patrick John Gordon)

To my Great Grand Uncle. I would have loved to have met you. May you fly high in heavenly skies forever. I am working on making sure you have a better memorial than a silver cup.
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Barradell, H.L. (Harry Leslie)

To my great uncle Harry Leslie Barradell. He joined up in August 1914 when he was only 15 years old. After his father got him out of the army for being underage he enlisted in the RFC in 1917 when he was old enough. ...
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Blyth, W. (William)

Always remembered.
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Achurch, W. (Walter)

My great grandfather knew him. Rest in peace.
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Stewart, R.T. (Roy Theodore)

Dedicated to a fellow Stewart that paid the ultimate price.my mother passed away september 13th 2017.
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Masters, A.C. (Albert Charles)

Remembering Albert Charles Masters buried in Raunds Methodist churchyard Northamptonshire
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Lavarack, P.J.V. (Philip James Vaughan)

I have no relatives who I know fought WWI, this hero is randomly picked.
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Wills, T.J. (Thomas J.)

One of two brothers who joined up to serve in the Great War, Tom Wills died when the RAF was less than a month old, and although his brother Fred came home he was severely shell-shocked and unable to live a normal life. ...
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Irwin, R.V.

“My airplane is quiet, and for a moment still an alien, still a stranger to the ground, I am home.”
― Richard Bach, 'Stranger to the Ground'
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Albury, N.H. (Norman Howard)

Thank you for what you have done. Save in the arms of God
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Kelly, R.E. (Robert Edward)

we will never forget,thank you
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Adams, H.T. (Harold Towns)


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Dawson, H.W. (Harold William)

On behalf of the members of Oxford Terrace Baptist Church, Christchurch, N.Z.
Memorial photograph recovered after the church building H.W.Dawson worshipped in collapsed in the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. ...
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Gunnery, C.L. (Cedric Leopold)


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Tisdale, C. (Clement)

Here's to my great uncle Clement who died far too young
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