Letter to Mrs E Milling from the Royal Air Force Record Office

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Title

Letter to Mrs E Milling from the Royal Air Force Record Office

Description

Record Office letter to Mrs E Milling forwarding the citation from the London Gazette 'relative to the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal to your late husband'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-04-24

Contributor

Lesley Wain

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Format

One-page typewritten letter

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Identifier

ERaishickLMillingEM450424

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Transcription

RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
GLOUCESTER
SPRINGWELL 2611
C.1.Medals 656624
24 April 1945.
Dear Madam,
[underlined] 656624 Flight Sergeant MILLING.E. (DFM) [/underlined]
It is with pleasure that I have to forward the undermentioned citation from the London Gazette of 10th April 1945, relative to the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal to your late husband.
Air Ministry,
10th April 1945,
The KING as approved the following award in recognition of gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations.
DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL
Flight Sergeant.
656624 Edward MILLING, R.A.F., 103 Sqn. [Squadron], with effect from 26th September, 1943 (since deceased).
It is notified that arrangements will be made by Air Ministry for the presentation of this decoration to his next of kin at an Investiture to be held at Buckingham Palace on a date which will be notified to you by that department.
I am, Dear Madam,
Your obedient [sic] Servant,
[underlined] L. Raisbeck. [/underlined]
For Air Commodore,
Air Officer i/c [in charge] Records,
Royal Air Force.
Mrs. E. Milling.
57 West Crescent [sic]
Clifton Side,
Beeston,
Notts. (Nottinghamshire)

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Letter to Mrs E Milling from the Royal Air Force Record Office,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 7, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1193.

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