Letter to Mr HA Bower

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Title

Letter to Mr HA Bower

Description

The letter informs Mr Bower that his son has been killed in an aircraft accident.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-04-06

Contributor

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Format

One typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

ESaundersHWBowerHA430406

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
GLOUCESTER.
Telephone No: SPRINGWELL (GLOUCESTER) 2204
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: C7/1575473
Date 6th April 1943
Dear Sir,
It is my painful duty to confirm the death of your son No. 1575473 Sergeant Frank Geoffrey BOWER, of No. 16 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force, who was killed at 12.3 a.m. on the 4th April 1943 as the result of an aircraft accident at Otmoor.
The Air Council desire me to express their sympathy and deep regret at your son’s death in his Country’s service.
I am,
Dear Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
[inserted] for [/inserted] Air Commodore,
Air Officer i/c Records,
ROYAL AIR FORCE.
H.A. Bower Esq.,
27 Annesley Road,
HUCKNALL,
Nottingham.

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Letter to Mr HA Bower,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 9, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25782.

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