Letter from Air Ministry to Mrs C Ansell

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Title

Letter from Air Ministry to Mrs C Ansell

Description

Informs recipient that as her son is reported missing, how long his voluntary allotment of 7 shillings a week will continue in the future and what might be possible once it has ceased.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-06-01

Contributor

Claire Monk

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Format

One page photocopied typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

ESimpsonMAnsellC430601

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Transcription

[AIR MINISTRY CREST]

AIR MINISTRY
WHITTINGTON ROAD,
WORCESTER.

1st June, 1943.
[underlined]ANSELL[[/underlined]
1390280/7.K.Cas.
Madam,
[underlined] 1390280 – Sergeant A.V. Ansell [/underlined]

I have to refer with regret to the fact the your son has been officially reported as missing on the 1st May, 1943 and in these circumstances you will wish to be informed with regard to the voluntary allotment of 7s. 0d per week at present in payment to you.

I am to state that the regulations permit of the continuance of payment at the present rate for seventeen weeks form the date the casualty was notified (i.e. four weeks as an allotment from the airman’s pay, and thirteen from public funds). If your son is still missing at the end of this period of seventeen weeks, the payment may continue for a further period of nine weeks, i.e. up to the week ending 3rd November, 943 unless in the meantime further information regarding him is received, when you will be notified of any amendment which may in consequence be necessary.

If, when your title to the above allowance ceases, no further news has been received of your son, a further (continuing) allowance may be authorised if you are in pecuniary need arising from old age, or from infirmity or other adverse condition not being merely of a temporary character. If you consider yourself entitled, and wish to make a claim (having regard to the above conditions), I am to ask that you will be good enough to notify this Department of your intenetion to claim at an early date, so that the necessary forms may be forwarded to you and ful consideration given before your present allowance expires.

I am, Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
Y Simpson
for Director of Accounts.

Mrs. C. Ansell,
383 Prince Regent Lane,
Custom House,
London, E.16.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Letter from Air Ministry to Mrs C Ansell,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 10, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10704.

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