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D-Day Vet's Papers 999th PO Coy RE

Article about: I'm having a great day, 'won' a bit of webbing i've been after for twenty years, and bought a pile of papers for 1 . In amongst the christmas cards, battleship prints, and a ww1 Service Pos

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    Default D-Day Vet's Papers 999th PO Coy RE

    I'm having a great day, 'won' a bit of webbing i've been after for twenty years, and bought a pile of papers for 1 .
    In amongst the christmas cards, battleship prints, and a ww1 Service Post, was a real find:

    Papers of Cpl Turner, 999th Port Operating Company Royal Engineers- the men who got the kit onto Sword beach on D-Day and beyond.
    1) some money he picked up along the way.
    2) 21st Army Group meal somewhere (anyone?).
    3) Demob papers
    4) paybook, will, RA to RE transfer record, and medal entitlement.
    And the icing 5&6) Seaborne Navigation photos prepared by the Air Ministry for D-Day fallover!
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    Splendid finds, especially the Seaborne Navigation photos
    Regards, Simon.

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    Great find and lucky mix! I've been lucky to get a few suprises with stacks of papers I've bought but it's rare. I can't believe how nice those photos of sword are. Thanks for showing.

    Jay

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    Quote by shadowwolf View Post
    Splendid finds, especially the Seaborne Navigation photos
    Regards, Simon.
    Yes, a great find for only a Pound...............!


    Good score !
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Default re: D-Day Vet's Papers 999th PO Coy RE

    how much is that USD?

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    Quote by BarthPhotography View Post
    how much is that USD?

    About a buck and a quarter !
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Default re: D-Day Vet's Papers 999th PO Coy RE

    o my..... id give 50$ lol...

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