To Isabel from Air Ministry re Andrew's grave cross

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Title

To Isabel from Air Ministry re Andrew's grave cross

Description

Covering letter and photograph of Andrew's temporary cross. Letter informs Isabel that the temporary cross will be replaced a permanent stone by the Imperial War Graves Commission in due course. Envelope included.

Date

1950-01-27

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

One printed form with envelope and one b/w photograph

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

EAirMinBainID500127-0001, EAirMinBainID500127-0002, EAirMinBainID500127-0003, EAirMinBainID500127-0004

Transcription

[underlined] O.H.M.S. [/underlined]

[postmark]

Mrs. A. Bain
c/o Aitchinson,
31, Stirling Drive,
Burnside,.
Glasgow,
Scotland.

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Ref. No. P.407893/43/S.14 Cas. (a) 3.

The Under Secretary 0f State for Air presents his compliments to Mrs. A. Bain, and begs to forward herewith photographs of cross marking the grave of No. 658930 Sergeant (rank) Andrew BAIN, (full name).

These have been received from the Army Graves Service, who are responsible , for the temporary marking of war graves.

Temporary crosses will be replaced in due course by permanent headstones to be erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission. Details of the inscription on the temporary cross will be carefully checked at that stage and any errors rectified before the permanent headstone is erected.

Air Ministry, London, S.W.1 Date 27 January, 1950.

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[photograph of temporary grave cross]

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407893

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “To Isabel from Air Ministry re Andrew's grave cross,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16464.

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