Letter to Officer Commanding 'B' Squadron

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Title

Letter to Officer Commanding 'B' Squadron

Description

A letter from Captain A Macdonald to Officer in Charge, 'B' Squadron, asking permission for Malcolm Staves to attend the wedding of the writer to Malcolm's sister. Also attached is the wedding invitation to Mr and Mrs Ely on the occasion of the marriage of their daughter, Gwen to Archie Mac Donald.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-05-13

Contributor

Alan Pinchbeck
David Bloomfield

Rights

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Format

One handwritten letter
One printed invitation

Language

Identifier

EElyHMacdonaldA430513-0001,
EElyHMacdonaldA430513-0002

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Transcription

To the Officer in Charge
‘B’ Squadron
[underlined] 13/5/43 [/underlined]
Dear Sir.
[underlined] Re 1591418 AC.2 Staves M.E. Flight 15/96/B. [/underlined]
The a/n man is the only brother of my fiancée and as his father is deceased it is his mother’s ardent wish that he may be present at our wedding on May 22th [sic] to fulfil the all important ceremony of ‘giving the bride away’
I am not [deleted] converse [/deleted] [inserted] fully [/inserted] [deleted] of [/deleted] [inserted[] conversant with the regulations [/inserted] governing the question of leave in the R.A.F. but I should regard it as a great personal favour if you could see your way clear to allow Malcolm to be present.
Thank you.
Yours sincerely
A Macdonald
Capt. A. D. [one indecipherable word]
[page break]
[wedding invitation]
Mrs. Staves
requests the pleasure of the company of
Mr & Mrs H. Ely
on the occasion of the Marriage of her daughter
Gwen to Capt. Archie MacDonald
at St. Mary’s Church, Cottingham,
on Saturday, 22nd May, 1943, at 2-30 p.m.
and afterwards at
The Berkeley Club, Cottingham.
5 Kingston Villas.
Northgate, Cottingham.
R.S.V.P.

Collection

Citation

A Macdonald , “Letter to Officer Commanding 'B' Squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11355.

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