Letter from Record Office at RAF Ruislip to Mr H E Hudson

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Title

Letter from Record Office at RAF Ruislip to Mr H E Hudson

Description

Informs H E Hudson that his son Sergeant James Douglas Hudson of 101 Squadron is missing, his aircraft having failed to return from training flight over the sea on 27 August 1940.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1940-08-31

Contributor

Roger Dunsford

Rights

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Format

One page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

EVariousHudson[Fam]Various-010003

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[letterhead]
and the following number quoted:- C7/755052

RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
RUISLIP,
MIDDLESEX.
Date 31st August 1940

Dear Sir,
In confirmation of my telegram of the 29th August, I regret to inform you that your son No. 755052 Sergeant James Douglas HUDSON of No. 101 Squadron, Royal Air Force, is missing, the aircraft of which he was the observer having failed to return to its base from a training flight over the sea on 27th August 1940.
This does not necessarily mean that he is killed or injured, and I assure you that every effort is being made to locate the missing aircraft. Any further information received will be forwarded to you without delay.
In conveying this information to you, may I assure you of the sympathy of the Royal Air Force with you in your anxiety.

I am,
Dear Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature] W/Cdr
for Air Commodore,
Officer i/c Records,
ROYAL AIR FORCE.

H.E. Hudson Esq.,
10 Moorside Road,
Kersal,
SALFORD 7,
Lancs.

Collection

Citation

Record Office RAF Ruislip, “Letter from Record Office at RAF Ruislip to Mr H E Hudson,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10894.

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