Letter to Mrs K Turner from Air Ministry Records Office

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Title

Letter to Mrs K Turner from Air Ministry Records Office

Description

Notification that Flight Sergeant A J Turner was killed in action on operations in the Wilhelmshafen area on 4 September 1939.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Georgie Donaldson
Steve Baldwin

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One typewritten sheet

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EHarriesDTurnerKW[Date]-01

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Transcription

Telephone No. : RUISLIP 3381 ;
and direct lines from Air Ministry.
Telegraphic Address :
RECORDS, RUISLIP.

Any communications on the
subject of this letter should
be addressed to :-
OFFICER i/c RECORDS,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
RUISLIP, MIDDLESEX,

and the following number
quoted :-
C7/561939

Dear Madam,

With reference [missing text] 5th September 1939, it [missing text] you that according to [missing text] the International Red [missing text] No. 561939 Flight Serg[missing letters][missing text] No. 9 Squadron, Royal [missing text] considered as killed in [missing text] 4th September 1939.

It is further [missing text] in the Wilhelmshaven [missing text].

In conveying this information to you [missing text] Air Council desire me to express their deep [missing text] at your husband’s death in his Country’s service.

Any private effects which are under Royal Air Force control will be forwarded to this office, but some time must necessarily elapse before disposal can be effected.

Any communications regarding effects or the disposal of any monies that may eventually be found to be due to the airman’s estate, should be addressed to the “Under Secretary of State, Air Ministry, London, W.C.2”.

[underlined] /Should you wish [/underlined]

Mrs. K. W. Turner,
Fotherby Vicarage,
Fotherby, Nr. Louth.

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[missing text][missing letters]ou wish to make application for [missing text][missing letters]ocompanying Form should be completed [missing text] the envelope provided to the Ministry [missing text] the question of an award will be [missing text][missing letters]he result notified to you in due [missing text]

[missing text] you of the Air Council’s deepest [missing text] great loss.

I am,
Dear Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
Air Commodore,
Officer i/c Records
ROYAL AIR FORCE

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Citation

B Harries, “Letter to Mrs K Turner from Air Ministry Records Office,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 15, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18224.

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