Letter informing Ursula Valentine that her husband is a prisoner of war

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Title

Letter informing Ursula Valentine that her husband is a prisoner of war

Description

Confirms previous telegram that information from red cross quoting German information that her husband previously reported missing is now a prisoner of war.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-06-20

Contributor

Laura Morgan

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Format

One page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v20009-0002

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Transcription

Telephone No. : SPRINGWELL (GLOUCESTER) 2042
Telegraphic Address :
RECORDS TELEX, GLOUCESTER.
Any communications on the
subject of this letter should
be addressed to :
AIR OFFICER i/c RECORDS,
Address as opposite,
And the following number quoted :-
Your Ref. : C7/1251404

RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
GLOUCESTER
Date 20th June 1942
Dear Madam,
In confirmation of my telegram dated the 19th June 1942, according to a telegram from the International Red Cross Committee quoting German information your husband No. 1251404 Sergeant John Ross Mackenzie VALENTINE of No.49 Squadron, Royal Air Force, previously reported as ‘missing’ is now a ‘prisoner of war’ at Dulag Luft in Germany. The report states a capture card has been received from him.
Instructions for communicating with prisoners of war are enclosed herewith.

I am,
Dear Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
[Signature}
Air Commodore,
Air Officer i/c Records,
ROYAL AIR FORCE.

Mrs. J.R.M. Valentine,
“Rain Boyend”,
Banbury,
Bicester,
Oxfordshire.

Collection

Citation

RAF records office, “Letter informing Ursula Valentine that her husband is a prisoner of war,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22211.

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