Condolence telegram from squadron

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Title

Condolence telegram from squadron

Description

Telegram to Bill's father from the 10 Squadron adjutant informing him that Bill did not return from an overnight operation

Date

1944-05-25

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Telegram

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EAdjt10SqnBrooksAH440525-0001, EAdjt10SqnBrooksAH440525-0002

Transcription

POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
OFFICE STAMP HARROW MIDDLESEX 25 MY 44

355 5.0 YO/T OHMS PTYCC 67
PRIORITY CC = MR A H BROOKS 49 THE DRIVE NORTHHARROW – MIDDX =
DEEPLY REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR SON F/SGT WILLIAM ALFRED BROOKS FAILED TO RETURN THIS MORNING FROM OPERATIONS STOP LETTER FOLLOWS STOP PLEASE ACCEPT MY PROFOUND SYMPATHY STOP ANY FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE WIRED TO YOU IMMEDIATELY STOP PENDING RECEIPT OF WRITTEN CONFIRMATION FROM
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AIR MINISTRY NO INFORMATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE PRESS STOP = ADJT 10 SQUADRON

Citation

“Condolence telegram from squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27175.

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