Official confirmation of the death of Andrew Bain

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Official confirmation of the death of Andrew Bain

Description

To Isabel from Casualty Branch confirming that information had come from an official German source confirming Andrew's death on 24th August 1943.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-17

Contributor

Roger Dunsford

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Format

One page typewritten letter

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EBentDBainID440317

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[letterhead] GERRARD 9234
[crest]

AIR MINISTRY (Casualty Branch),
73-77, OXFORD STREET, W.1.

Your Ref. P.407893/43/P.4.B.8. 17 MAR 1944

Madam,
With reference to the letter from this Department of the 9th November 1943, I am directed to inform you that confirmation of the death of your husband, 658930 Sergeant A. Bain, has now been received from an official German source. Particulars regarding his place of burial have not been furnished, but you will be notified should they come to hand at a later date.

Action has accordingly been taken to presume, for official purposes, that your husband, lost his life on the 24th August 1943.

I am to express the sympathy of the Department with you in your great loss.

I am, Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
D. Bent
For Director of Personal Services.

Mrs. A. Bain,
C/o Aitchison,
31 Stirling Drive,
Burnside,
Glasgow.
[crest]

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Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Official confirmation of the death of Andrew Bain,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16649.

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