Letter to Barry Wright from Station Commander RAF Elsham Wolds

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Title

Letter to Barry Wright from Station Commander RAF Elsham Wolds

Description

Original and photocopy of the same letter. Congratulates him on award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wishes him luck and early recovery from his wounds.

Creator

Date

1944-03-03

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One page typewritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SWrightBC1627924v10019, SWrightBC1627924v20002

Transcription

[crest]
From: Air Commodore R.I. Chapman.
Base Headquarters,
R.A.F. Elsham Wolds,
Nr. Barnetby,
Lincs.
13B/S.4904/6/RIC/DO.
3rd March, 1944.
Dear Wright
This is just a line to offer you my very sincere congratulations on your immediate award of the C.G.M. which I was delighted to hear about this morning. I do congratulate you on the very gallant effort which you and the remainder of Pilot Officer Catlin’s crew put up on the night in question.
Wishing you the best of luck and an early recovery from your wounds.
Yours sincerely,
[signature]
Sgt. Barry Wright, 1627924,
Princess Mary Red Cross Hospital,
Halton,
Aylesbury,
Bucks.
[page break]
[duplicate letter]

Collection

Citation

R I Chapman, “Letter to Barry Wright from Station Commander RAF Elsham Wolds,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26772.

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