Letter to David Donaldson from the Air Ministry

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Title

Letter to David Donaldson from the Air Ministry

Description

Details action to be taken for a replacement if his Distinguished Service Order and bar were not recovered.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1946-12-18

Contributor

Frances Grundy

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Format

One-page typewritten letter

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MDonaldsonDW70185-150610-020002

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Transcription

[Govt Crest]
AIR MINISTRY,
LONDON. W.C.2.
18 December, 1946.
Sir,
With reference to your letter of 11th December, I am directed to inform you that, in the event of your Distinguished Service Order and Bar not being recovered, you should inform the Secretary, Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, St. James's Palace, S.W.1., of the circumstances of the loss and request that he will be good enough to furnish the necessary authority for you to purchase duplicates from Messrs. Garrard & Company, Ltd., 24 Albemarle Street, W.1.
I am to add that the dates of the awards should also be stated, which are as follows:-
D.S.O. 14th May, 1943
Bar to D.S.O. 17th July, 1945.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[underlined] A. S. Yorke [/underlined]
Wing Commander D. W. Donaldson, D. S. O., D. F. C.,
1A, Crescent Place,
S.W.3.

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Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Letter to David Donaldson from the Air Ministry,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/15108.

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