Invitation to Buckingham Palace

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Title

Invitation to Buckingham Palace

Description

Invitation to E Milling to attend at Buckingham Palace on 14 May 1946 to receive the Distinguished Flying Medal awarded to her late husband.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1946-04-26

Contributor

Lesley Wain

Rights

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Format

One typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

ECyrillFMillingEM460426

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Air Ministry Crest]
AIR MINISTRY,
LONDON, W.C2
HOLBORN 3434
Extn. (Extension) 197
26th April, 1946.
S.7(d)/Investitures
[deleted] Sir [/deleted]/Madam,
I have the honour to inform you that your attendance is required at Buckingham Palace at 10.15 o’clock a.m. (doors open at 9.45 o’clock a.m.) on Tuesday, the 14th May in order that you, as next of kin, may receive from The King the Distinguished Flying Medal awarded to you husband the late Flight Sergeant Edward MILLING.
DRESS:- Service Dress, Civil Defence Uniform, Morning Dress or dark Lounge Suit.
You may be accompanied by one person only, who must be related by blood to the deceased. Children under seven years of age may not attend. I shall be glad if you will complete the enclosed form and return it immediately in the envelope provided.
This letter must be produced on entering the Palace as no further cards of admission will be issued.
I am, [deleted] Sir [/deleted]/Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
F. Cyrill
Mrs. E. Milling,
57, West Crescent,
Clifton Side,
Beeston,
Notts. (Nottinghamshire)
[National Scheme for Disabled Men crest]

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Invitation to Buckingham Palace,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 29, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1192.

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