Letter from Rhodesian air training group to Donald Baker's mother

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Letter from Rhodesian air training group to Donald Baker's mother

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Quotes a cable from air ministry that Donald Baker was promoted to flight lieutenant with effect from 26 June 1942.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-06-03

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One page typewritten letter

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SBakerDA19210428v20129

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Reference No. 3000/1323/P.3.

Headquarters,

Rhodesian Air Training Group.

P.O Box No. 1379.

[Underlined] Salisbury. [/underlined]

3rd June, 1943.

Mrs C. Baker,

Charlton,

Inyazura.

Dear Madam,

With reference to your recent visit to this Headquarters in regard to the present rank of your son, D.A. Baker, the following is an extract from a cable received from the Air Ministry:-

“P/O. D.A. Baker 80114 promotion to F/O. with effect from 26th June, 1942. Will appear in London Gazette dated 11th June 1943!.

Yours faithfully.

[Signature]

[Underlined] AIR COMMODORE: COMMANDING.

RHODESIAN AIR TRAINING GROUP. [/underlined]

VAB.

3/June.

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Rhodesian air training group, “Letter from Rhodesian air training group to Donald Baker's mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 31, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25835.

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