Telegram to Henry Simpson's father

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Title

Telegram to Henry Simpson's father

Description

Informs him that his son is missing in action as result of air operations 7/8 June 1944.

Date

1944-06-08

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sided telegram form

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EAirMinSimpsonHW-L440608

Transcription

[Post Office crest]
POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
[post mark]
12.43p 11.40 SEK/T OHMS. 73
Priority cc. H.E.W. Simpson Amberley. Single St Biggin Hill Kent
Regret to inform you that your son Sgt Henry Evan Wade Simpson is reported missing as the result of air operations on the night of 7/8 June 1944 stop Letter follows stop Any further information received will be immediately communicated to you
[page break]
stop Pending receipt of written notification from the Air Ministry no information should be given to the press
Aeronautics Kennington.

Collection

Citation

“Telegram to Henry Simpson's father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 3, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26653.

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