Letter to AB Geach from RAF Central Depository

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Title

Letter to AB Geach from RAF Central Depository

Description

A letter to David Geach's father advising him that they his son's personal effects. It includes an inventory of the items.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-11

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

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Two typewritten sheets and a telegram envelope

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ERAFCentDepGeachAB440511-0001,
ERAFCentDepGeachAB440511-0002,
ERAFCentDepGeachAB440511-0003,
ERAFCentDepGeachAB440511-0004

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Transcription

POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
P1
A B Geach Esq
4 Upperton Rd
E13
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Central Depository,
Royal Air Force,
Colnbrook,
Slough, Bucks.
Telephone No:-
COLNBROOK 231/232/233.
In reply please quote reference: CD/FW.48306
[underlined] 11th May 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] 1394781 F.SGT. GEACH D.G. [/underlined]
Dear Sir,
The personal effects of the above named as listed on the attached inventory, have been received from the Unit, and are held at the Central Depository in safe custody.
Should you desire these effects to be sent to you and will kindly return to this office, duly signed and witnessed, the enclosed form of indemnity, arrangements will be made accordingly. A prepaid addressed label is enclosed for your reply.
The item/s shown on the inventory as having been forwarded to Accounts 13 Department cannot be released on indemnity but will be retained in safe custody during the “Missing” period.
May I be permitted to express my sympathy with you in this time of anxiety.
Yours faithfully,
[signature]
Squadron Leader, Commanding,
[underlined] R.A.F. Central Depository. [/underlined]
A. B. Geach Esq.,
4, Upperton Road,
Plaistow,
LONDON, E.13.
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FW. 48306. PERSONAL EFFECTS OF NO. 1394781. F/SGT. GEACH, D.G.
1, Cardboard box contg:-
1, Tin contg;-
Pencils and mathematic instruments etc.
1, Fork
1, Cloth bag.
1, Camera in case. (Clix),
1, Valet safety razor.
1, Pair of pyjamas.
1, Coat hanger.
1, Scarf.
Shaving soap in case.
1, Soap dish.
Brevet.
1, Oilskin note case.
1, Pair sock suspenders.
Chevrons.
1, 1939-43 star ribbon.
1, Pair leather gloves.
1, Cloth sewing case.
2, Kit bag hasps and two locks.
2, Brushes.
1, Ruler.
1, Pair braces.
2, Rolls films.
F.Sgt’s crowns.
1, Pair shorts.
8, Handkerchiefs.
1, Penknife.
1, Air Gunner’s brevet.
1, Steel mirror,
1, Blue leather wallet contg;-
Photos and letters etc.
1, Brown leather wallet contg;-
Gospel and correspondence,
Membership cards,
Souvenirs.
1, Ledger.
1, Bundle of correspondence and photographs.
1, Cardboard calendar.
Post Office Savings Bank Book, London Chief Office, 79301, extracted by Unit and forwarded to Air Ministry Dept., Accts., 13, WORCESTER
Cash amounting to 10s. and stamps to the value of 1s.10d. found among the personal effects has been credited to the Service Account.

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RAF Central Depository, “Letter to AB Geach from RAF Central Depository,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18742.

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