Fantastic and interesting large original WW2 & post-war Document collection for 1 British soldier who served in both the RAF and the Army and in multiple theatres of war - India, Burma, South Africa and Rhodesia. Raymond Mayes, who ended his career as an army Leuitenant.
There are approximately 45 separate items in total spanning 1939-56. He was in many different army units and was a trained Tank & Tank Transporter instructing officer. The collection is extensive and housed in a vinyl folder decorated with army buttons. One of the letters gives a summary of his colourful service history.
Mess receipt 1944 - kit receipt list (Lahore 1944) - Indian washing receipt (unfilled, poor cond) - Indian Military Academy card - cabin baggage label Southampton to Cape Town (named to Mrs Mayes) - Lord Louis Mountbatten press photo 1944. Exercise operational orders for simulated invasion of Essex 1945 - Movement table document Jan 1946 - ministry of food ration book 1945-6 (named) - UK national identity card 1946 - Clothing coupon book 1945-6 (named). Inventory of kit (v poor condition) - British Army recall information sheet (named).War Office release letter to Mayes 1946 - officers Release Book 1946 - War office letter informing Mayes that he can travel to South Africa of his own accord 1946 - RASC dinner invite 1947 - commissioned officers RASC release form 1948 - Regular Army Reserve of Officers leaflet - War office letter appointing Mayes into the Regular Army Reserve of Officers 1949. Ex officers association meeting notes 1949 - War office letter to Mayes informing him that he can apply to serve in the Rhodesian army 1950 - South African army letter to Mayes 1950 - Reservists's Badge provision form 1951 - South African army letter to Mayes relating to a state of emergency 1951 - Indian Services Club (Cape Town) meeting notification 1951 - Royal Army Reserve Officers letter 1952 - service history summary letter 1955 - letter to Mayes from Rhodesian army 1955 - 2 War Office letters to Mayes relating to a complaint made by him whilst in South Africa 1956. Unfilled WD traffic accident report form - 3 other partial docs / receipts. The item "Fantastic large original WW2 & post-war Document set for 1 British soldier 39-56" is in sale since Friday, September 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Documents/ Maps".patri" and is located in sheffield, South Yorkshi. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Philippines, Cayman islands.