Letter to Jack Newton's wife

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Title

Letter to Jack Newton's wife

Description

Informs her that her husband's aircraft was missing as his aircraft failed to return to base on 6 August 1941.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1941-08-09

Contributor

Tricia Marshall

Rights

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Format

One page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

SNewtonJL742570v10023

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Telephone No. : SPRINGWELL (GLOUCESTER) 2261
Telegraphic Address:
RECORDS TELEX, GLOUCESTER.
Any communications on the subject of this letter should be addressed to:
AIR OFFICER i/c RECORDS,
Address as opposite,
and the following number quoted:-
Your Ref. : C7/742570
RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
GLOUCESTER.
Date. 9th August 1941
Dear Madam,
I regret to confirm that your husband, No. 742570 Sergeant J. L. NEWTON of No. 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force, is missing, the aircraft of which he was an air gunner having failed to return to its base on the 6th August 1941 after an operational flight.
This does not necessarily mean that he is killed or wounded. I will communicate with you again immediately I have any further news and would be obliged if you, on your part, would write to me should you hear anything of your husband from unofficial sources.
May I assure you of the sympathy of the Royal Air Force with you in your anxiety.
I am,
Dear Madam,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
[inserted] for [/inserted] Air Commodore,
Air Officer i/c Records,
ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Mrs. J. L. Newton,
39A Pope’s Grove Mansions,
Heath Road,
Twickenham, Middlesex.

Citation

RAF Records, “Letter to Jack Newton's wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 1, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27423.

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