Letter to Hedley Madgett's father from the Red Cross

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Letter to Hedley Madgett's father from the Red Cross

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From War Organisation of the British Red Cross Society and Order of St John of Jerusalem. Acknowledges his letter of 17 December and assure him they will pass any news of their son or his crew without delay.

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1943-12-21

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One page typewritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EAmpthillMMadgettLR431221

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WAR ORGANISATION
OF THE
BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY and ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM
President :
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
Grand Prior :
H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, K.G.
[Red Cross logo] [St. John logo]
[underlined] WOUNDED, MISSING AND RELATIVES DEPARTMENT [/underlined]
Chairman : THE DOWAGER LADY AMPTHILL, C.I., G.B.E.

7 BELGRAVE SQUARE,
LONDON, S.W.1

In replying please quote reference EM/ AT/ RAF C.8545.

21st December, 1943.

Dear Mr. Madgett,

We have received your letter of 17th December and we assure you that any news that may be received concerning your son Pilot Officer H.R. Madgett No.147519 or any member of the crew, will be passed on to you without delay either by the Air Ministry or this Department.

If you write to the parents of the two Canadian members of the crew and send the letters with a covering note to :-

P.4. Cas. Section.
Air Ministry Casualty Branch.
77, Oxford Street.
London. W.1.

They will forward the letters.

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Ampthill.
Chairman.

L.R.Madgett.Esq.,
127, Longlands Road.
Sidcup.
Kent.

Citation

M Ampthill, “Letter to Hedley Madgett's father from the Red Cross,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18925.

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