File MC 376/493, USF 9/3 - Jeffers, Thomas F.

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MC 376/493, USF 9/3

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Jeffers, Thomas F.

Date(s)

  • 1944-2004 (Creation)

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24 papers; 1 photograph

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Name of creator

(1921-2004)

Biographical history

2nd Lt Thomas F. Jeffers served as a bombardier. He was a prisoner of War for 10 months and served in the Air Force for 29 years. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on 1 February 1921 and died in Oxford, Ohio on 24th June 2004.

Archival history

Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Marilyn Walton, daughter of Thomas Jeffers.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 4 October 2004 (ACC 2004/149).

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Scope and content

Typescript copy of the 'World War II Diary of Thomas F. Jeffers'; order of service for Thomas Jeffers's funeral, 28 June 2004; photocopy of an article from a German newspaper (with English translation) containing Gretchen Bartel's recollections of the bail-out of Thomas Jeffers, 18 June 1944. Photocopies of articles relating to Marilyn Walton's research into her father's bail-out, 2004. Reprint of a crew photograph (with separate caption sheet). Typescript extracts from letters written by Thomas Jeffers to his wife, Phyllis.

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Rights are reserved. For any reproduction, other than for private, non-commercial research, permission must be sought from the American Library (email americanlibrary@norfolk.gov.uk).

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  • English
  • German

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This item has been digitised and can be consulted online by following the link below. If the link fails, go to https://digitalarchive.2ndair.org.uk/ and search for the item using its 'Reference code'.

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MC0371/9/30

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dc77b7e6-e724-4856-8fa5-1b914a04ae6d

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Catalogued

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Created 19/08/2010 by Drohj. Modified 13/11/2019 by Droip.

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