Letter to Joan Wareing from RAF central depository

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Title

Letter to Joan Wareing from RAF central depository

Description

Refers to her husband’s personal effects and asking if a Gladstone bag with the initials J.K.O. was with them. They had received a letter from the mother of Flight Sergeant Campbell who was enquiring as the whereabouts of this bag as it belonged to her son. They apologise for any inconvenience.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-11-29

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One page typewritten letter

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ERAFCentDepWareingJ441129

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Transcription

CENTRAL DEPOSITORY,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
COLNBROOK,
SLOUGH, BUCKS.
Telephone Nos. :- COLNBROOK 231 – 232.
Any communications on the subject of this letter should be addressed to –
OFFICER IN CHARGE,
CENTRAL DEPOSITORY,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
COLNBROOK,
SLOUGH, BUCKS.
and the following number quoted –
[deleted] Your [/deleted] Ref. – BX.21257.
Date 29th November, 1944.
[underlined] 86325 S/L Wareing. R. (D.F.C. & Bar) [/underlined]
Dear Madam,
With reference to the personal effects of your husband forwarded to you on 17th October, 1944, I am trying to trace a Gladstone Bag the property of F/Sgt. Campbell who was a member of the same crew as your husband.
The mother of F/Sgt. Campbell has written enquiring about the bag which is marked with the initials J.K.O. The Unit state that a Gladstone bag was not found amongst the effects of F/Sgt. Campbell but that one was sent with your husband’s.
Would you kindly let me know if the bag sent to you was initialled J.K.O.
I am sorry to trouble you in this matter and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Yours faithfully,
[signature]
Wing Commander, Commanding,
[underlined] R.A.F. Central Depository. [/underlined]
Mrs J. Wareing,
56, West Common Gardens,
Old Brumby,
Scunthorpe,
[underlined] Lincs. [/underlined]

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Citation

“Letter to Joan Wareing from RAF central depository,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28244.

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