Letter to Doris Weeks from Royal Australian Air Force

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Letter to Doris Weeks from Royal Australian Air Force

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Reference Aus,417512 Flight Sergeant Payne M H advising due to long time and absence of news that he be presumed dead for official purposes as of 30 June 1944.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-05-23

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One-page typewritten letter

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EPitcherRSWeeksD450523

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
ROYAL AUSTRLIAN AIR FORCE,
OVERSEAS HEADQUARTERS
KODAK HOUSE,
63 KINGSWAY,
LONDON, W.C.2.

1401/7658/P.4. (27A).

23rd May, 1945.

Dear Miss Weeks,
[underlined] Aus/417512 Flight Sergeant PAYNE, M.H. [/underlined]

Referring to this Headquarters’ letter of 20th March, 1945, it is now advised that in view of the lapse of time and the absence of any news, the death of Flight Sergeant Payne has been presumed, for the official purposes, to have occurred on 30th June 1944.

2. It is now desired to express the deep regret of this Headquarters in the loss of this member.

Yours faithfully
R S PITCHER
(R.S. PITCHER),
Flight Lieutenant,
For Air Vice Marshal,
[underlined]Air Officer Commanding.[/underlined]

Miss D. Weeks,
37, Hawthorne Road,
Bunkers Hill,
[underlined] LINCOLN[/underlined]

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R S Pitcher, “Letter to Doris Weeks from Royal Australian Air Force,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10632.

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