Letter from the Chairman of the British Red Cross to Mrs Wareing

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Letter from the Chairman of the British Red Cross to Mrs Wareing

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Says that they are pleased to hear that she has had definite news that her husband is a prisoner of war. They advise that all correspondence concerning him will now be dealt with by the Prisoners of War Department and she should write to them to obtain any relevant information.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-11-25

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One page typewritten letter

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EAmpthillMWareingJ441125

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R.L. 3a.
WAR ORGANISATION
OF THE
BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY and ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM
[Red Cross crest] President: HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
Grand Prior: H.R.H. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, K.G. [Order of St. John crest]
[underlined] WOUNDED, MISSING AND RELATIVES DEPARTMENT [/underlined]
Chairman: THE DOWAGER LADY AMPTHILL, C.1., G.B.E.
7 BELGRAVE SQUARE,
LONDON, S.W.1
Telephone No. SLOANE 9696
In replying please quote reference: EW/GG/RAF/C.14353
25th November, 1944
Dear Mrs. Wareing,
We are pleased to hear that you have had definite news that your husband, S/Ldr. R. Wareing is a prisoner of war.
As he is now known to be a prisoner, all correspondence concerning him will henceforth be dealt with by the Prisoners of War Department, St. James’s Palace, London, S.W.1.
If you will write to that address, you will be given whatever information is available and you will be told how you can communicate with him and how parcels should be sent.
The Red Cross despatches food, clothing and tobacco to all Prisoner of War Camps, which are distributed to all prisoners.
Yours sincerely,
[signature]
Chairman.
Mrs. J. Wareing,
56, West Common Gardens,
Old Brumby,
SCUNTHORPE.

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M Ampthill, “Letter from the Chairman of the British Red Cross to Mrs Wareing ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 22, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28195.

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