Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Squadron Leader Noel Vincent

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Title

Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Squadron Leader Noel Vincent

Description

To Royal Australian Air Force liaison officer at Bomber Command. Writing that Flight Lieutenant D J Shannon desires to continue with operations and does not want to return to Australia. Mentions Shannon's wife is in Royal Air Force serving in same group.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-12

Contributor

Claire Monk

Rights

This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Format

One-page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

SCheshireGL72021v10047

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

GLC/DO.
No. 617 Squadron,
RAF. Station,
Woodhall Spa, Lincs.
12th March, 1944.

Dear

I am writing to you on behalf of F/Lt. D.J. Shannon, DSO., DFC. He has stated that he desires to carry on operating, and also that he does not wish to return to Australia at the present. His wife is serving in the Royal Air Force in this country, in fact in the same Group.

I would be grateful if you would ensure that this request is granted.

Yours

GLC
Wing Commander,
[underlined] Commanding, 617 Squadron. [/underlined]

S/Ldr. Noel Vincent, DFC.,
RAAF. Liaison Officer,
[underlined] Headquarters, Bomber Command. [/underlined]

Collection

Citation

Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, “Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Squadron Leader Noel Vincent,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16969.

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