An airman to his mother

MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-020001.jpg
MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-020002.jpg
MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-020003.jpg

Title

An airman to his mother

Description

Letter found amongst the personal belongings of a Royal Air Force pilot recently reported missing believed killed, to be sent to his mother if he were killed. Letter talks about the importance of his role, admiration for his mother, sacrifice for country. Requests no grief and that adversity is sent to test mettle and his life has not been in vain. Reprinted from the Times. Annotated 'I hope this will be of some help. Padre'.

Date

1940-06-18

Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Four page printed document with handwritten annotation

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

MHobbsFJ1262633-160404-02

Collection

Citation

“An airman to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10224.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.