Letter to Henry Simpson's father

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Title

Letter to Henry Simpson's father

Description

Inviting him to an investiture for award of his son's DFM.

Date

1946-06-19

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Spatial Coverage

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Format

One page typewritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EAirMinSimpsonHW460619

Transcription

[Air Ministry crest]
AIR MINISTRY
LONDON, W.C.2

19th June, 1946.

S.7(d)/Investitures

Sir/ [deleted] Madam [/deleted],

I have the honour to inform you that your attendance is required at Buckingham Palace at 10.15 o’clock a.m. (doors open at 9.45 o’clock a.m.) on Tuesday, 30th July in order that you, as next of kin, may receive from the King the Distinguished Flying Medal awarded your son, the late Sergeant Henry E.W. Simpson, D.F.M.

DRESS:- Service Dress, Civil Defence Uniform, Morning Dress or dark Lounge Suit.

You may be accompanied by one person only, who must be related by blood to the deceased. Children under seven years of age may not attend. I shall be glad if you will complete the enclosed form and return it immediately in the envelope provided.

This letter must be produced on entering the Palace as no further cards of admission will be issued.

I am, Sir/ [deleted] Madam [/deleted],

Your obedient Servant, [signature]

[National Scheme for Disabled Men crest] Mr. H.W.Simpson

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Letter to Henry Simpson's father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26677.

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