Letters from Air Ministry

EAnsell[Fa]HenleyJT431016.jpg

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Letters from Air Ministry

Description

Letter 1. dated 16 October 1943 informs Mr A V Ansell that his son Sergeant A Ansell is officially presumed to have lost his life. Letter 2. Dated 19 June 1946. Informs recipient that a war gratuity is payable and enclosing form for application.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-10-16
1946-06-19

Contributor

Claire Monk

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Photocopy of two typewritten letters

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EAnsell[Fa]HenleyJT431016

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Transcription

[Air Ministry Crest]
W.G.13.
AIR MINISTRY,
WHITTINGTON ROAD
WORCESTER

F845335/43 ACCTS.13 W.G.
19th June. 1946.
Sir/[deleted] Madam[/deleted]
[underlined The late SGT. A.V. ANSELL. [/Underlined]

I am directed to inform you that a War Gratuity is payable in respect of the Royal Air Force service of the above-named [deleted]officer[/deleted]/airman, and to enclose a form of application for payment which should be completed and returned in the reply paid envelope.

If Probate or Letters of Administration were obtained in connection with the Estate, the Grant should, if possible, be forwarded for inspection with your application.

If a Grant of Representation was not obtained and the Service Estate as shared with others, their names and present address should be furnished.
P.T.O

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[AIR MINISTRY CREST]
AIR MINISTRY
(Casualty Branch)
73-77, OXFORD STRRET, W.1.
16th October 1943.

P403625/2/P.4.B.6.

Sir,
With reference to the letter from this department dated the 18th September 1943, I am directed to inform you, with great regret, that in view of the lapse of time and the and the absence of any news concerning your son, 1390280 Sergeant A. Ansell, since he was reported missing, it is now proposed to take action to presume his death for official purposes.

I am accordingly to ask that you will be good enough formally to confirm that you have received no further evidence or news regarding him.

I am,
Your obedient Servant,
J K Herbert
For Director of Personal Services.
A.V.Ansell Esq.,
383 Prince Regent Lane,
Custom House,
London E.16.

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Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry , “Letters from Air Ministry,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10702.

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