Note to Ivy Stone from the Under Secretary of State for Air



Note to Ivy Stone from the Under Secretary of State for Air


A compliments slip enclosed with photographs of the cross marking the grave of George Stone, her husband.
Also two newspaper cuttings, the first referring to the loss of George, the second refers to his promotion to Pilot Officer.



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One printed slip with typewritten annotations and two newspaper cuttings


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P.421588/44/S.14 Cas(a) 3
The Under Secretary of State for Air presents his compliments to Mrs. G. B. Stone and begs to forward herewith photgraphs of cross marking the grave of No. 174918 Pilot Officer George Bernard Stone.
Temporary crosses will be replaced in due course by permanent headstones to be erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission. Details of the inscription on the temporary cross will be carefully checked at that stage and any errors rectified before the permanent headstone is erected.
Air Ministry, London, S.W. 1 Date 10th April 1951


Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Note to Ivy Stone from the Under Secretary of State for Air,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 2, 2023,

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