Newspaper cuttings and thanks for condolences

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Title

Newspaper cuttings and thanks for condolences

Description

Note to Doris Weeks enclosing thank you card for the expressions of sympathy and two newspaper cuttings detailing the death of Flight Sergeant Malcolm Payne

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-01-09

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield
Claire Monk

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Format

Printed card and two newspaper cuttings

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EPayneF-MLWeeksD450109

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Transcription

[date stamp]
[postage stamp]
Miss D. Weeks,
37, Hawthorne Road,
Bunkers Hill,
Lincoln.
[official stamp]
[page break]
[Royal Air Force emblem]
FLT. SGT. M.H. PAYNE
NO. 9 SQUADRON
Mr & Mrs F. Payne, Son and Daughter-in-Law wish to sincerely thank you for your kind expressions of sympathy in the loss of their beloved son and brother, Malcolm.
Watervale.

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Flt-Sgt. Payne
Mr. and Mrs. F. Payne, of Watervale, have received word from the Air Boar that their son, Flt-Sgt. Malcolm H. Payne, RAAF, who had been previously reported as missing in an operational flight over France on July 13, 1944 is now presumed to have lost his life on that date. Flt-Sgt Payne joined the RAAF in May, 1942 and left Australia in April, 1943. He was born in 1922 t Mintaro, and was educated at the Farrell Flat and Morella schools. At the time of his enlistment he was engaged in farming.

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E Pane F MLW Weeks – newspaper
PAYNE. - In loving memory of our dear son. Malcolm, who made the supreme sacrifice July 13, 1944. Well Loved, you left your native land, to give so freely youth and strength and life itself; and we who grieve with anguished hearts, will pray He nobly died, as nobly may we live. – Mother and dad.
PAYNE.- In loving memory of our dear brother, Flight-Sqt. Malcolm Henry (R.A.A.F.0, who lost his life on an operational flight on July 13, 1944. The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He maketh me lie down in green pastures. He restoreth my soul. He leadeth me beside the still waters. – Ever remembered by Keith (A.I.F.) and Doris (A.W.L.A.)
PAYNE.- In loving memory of Flt.-Sgt Malcolm, killed on July 13, 1944. Beneath the ross of sacrifice he lies among the honoured and the brave. – Inserted by grandfather. Jack. Doreen and children.
PAYNE.- In loving memory of our nephew. Flight-Sgt. Malcolm Payne, killed July 13, 1944. May we always be worth of the sacrifice he made. – Inserted by Malcolm, Marjorie and children.
PAYNE.- Malcom H. Flt.-Sgt.- In loving memory of our dear nephew and cousin who lost his life over France. July 13, 1944. Our hearts hold a picture which time nor tears can efface; it is a picture of dear Malcolm, who was taken and can never be replaced. – Ever remembered by Audrey Douglas Valerie Beryl and Rodney.

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Citation

“Newspaper cuttings and thanks for condolences,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10541.

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