Telegram to Henry Simpson's father

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Title

Telegram to Henry Simpson's father

Description

Notifies him that according information from to the Red Cross, his son had lost his life as result of air operations on 8 June 1944.

Date

1944-12-14

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sided handwritten telegram form

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EAirMinSimpsonHW441214

Transcription

[Post Office crest]
POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
[post mark]
2.48 London Telex OHMS. 70
Priority ec. H.W. Simpson Esq.
Amberley Single St Biggin Hill Kent
From Air Ministry 77 Oxford St. P.C 866 14/12/44 deeply regret to advise you that according to information received through the international red cross committee your son Henry Evan Wade Simpson is beleived [sic] to have lost his life as the
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result of an operation on 8/6/44 the air council express their profound sympathy letter follows shortly
Under Secretary of State.

Collection

Citation

Under Secretary of State, “Telegram to Henry Simpson's father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 28, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26647.

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