Letter to Mrs Hobbs from Air Ministry

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Title

Letter to Mrs Hobbs from Air Ministry
Form 149

Description

Refers to fact that Frank Hobbs has been officially promulgated as missing on 15/16 March 1944 and advised on future family allowance and allotment. States rules on continuance of allowance and possible amendment in the future.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-04-14

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

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Format

Two page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

EDingleySHobbsKM440414

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Transcription

[Air Ministry crest]
F.A. Form 149
AIR MINISTRY,
WHITTINGTON ROAD,
WORCESTER
14th. April, 1944.
TELEPHONE: WORCESTER 3411
Extn…………….
Any communications on the subject of this letter should be addressed to:-
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE,
and the following number quoted:- [underlined] HOBBS [/underlined] 1262633/7K.CAS.
YOUR REF………………………
Madam,
[underlined] 1262633. FLIGHT SERGEANT F.G. HOBBS [/underlined].
I have to refer with regret to the fact that your husband has been officially promulgated as missing on the 15/16th March, 1944, and to advise you with regard to the family allowance and allotment of 54s.6d. a week at present in payment to you.
I am to state that the regulations permit of the continuance of payment at the present rate for seventeen weeks from the date the casualty was notified. If your husband is still missing at the end of this period of seventeen weeks the payment may continue for a further period of nine weeks, i.e. up to and including
/order
Mrs. K.M. Hobbs,
32, Southcroft Road,
Tooting,
London S.W.17
[National Scheme for Disabled Men crest]
[page break]
order number 28 (due for payment on the 14th September, 1944, unless, in the meantime, a further promulgation is received regarding him, when you will be notified of any amendment which may, in consequence, be necessary.
Any continuing allowance which may be due to you subsequently will be at the rate of pension which would be payable if a fatal casualty had been reported and, in order that this may be determined, I am to request you to complete the enclosed forms at your early convenience and return it to this Department in the envelope provided.
I am, Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
for Director of Accounts.
WOR.1902

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Letter to Mrs Hobbs from Air Ministry,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10020.

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