Telegram from officer commanding 630 Squadron to Mrs Hobbs

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Title

Telegram from officer commanding 630 Squadron to Mrs Hobbs

Description

Priority telegram from Officer Commanding 630 Squadron informing Mrs Hobbs that her husband Flight Sergeant F J Hobbs was missing from operations on night 15/16 March 1944. Warns that no information should be given to the press pending written notification from Air Ministry.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-16

Contributor

Jeremy Patton

Rights

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Format

One telegram

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Identifier

EOC630SqnHobbsKM440316

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Transcription

CT SKE/T 32 SW 17 15/16 TH 630 1262633
[inserted via stamp] UPPER TOOTING B.O.S.W.17 16 MAR 44 [/inserted via stamp]
Received [inserted] 1.46

From [undecipherable initials]
11.50 SKE/T OHMS 63
Priority - CA MRS C HOBBS 32 SOUTH CROFT RD TOOTING LONDON SW 17
DEEPLY REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR HUSBAND 1262633 F/SGT F J HOBBS IS MISSING FROM OPERATIONS ON THE NIGHT OF 15/16 TH MARCH PLEASE ACCEPT MY PROFOUND SYMPATHY STOP LETTER FOLLOWING STOP PENDING RECEIPT OF WRITTEN NOTIFICATION FROM THE AIR MINISTRY NO INFORMATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE PRESS = OC 630 SQUADRON

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Citation

Officer commanding 630 Squadron, “Telegram from officer commanding 630 Squadron to Mrs Hobbs ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 12, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10191.

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