Telegram to Mrs Doreen Ellis

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Title

Telegram to Mrs Doreen Ellis

Description

The telegram advises Roy's wife that her husband is believed killed in action.

Date

1943-11-18

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Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

Two typewritten sheets

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SEllisRHG918424v10013

Transcription

POST OFFICE
TELEGRAM
OFFICE STAMP UPPER TOOTING SW17
2.39 LONDON TELEX OHMS TT
( PRIORITY CC ) MRS R H G ELLIS 253 BALHAM HIGH RD LDN SW 17 =
FROOM AIR MINISTRY KINGSWAY PC 856 18/11 DEEPLY
REGRET TO ADVISE YOU THAT ACCORDING TO INFORMATION
RECEIVED THROUGH THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS
COMMITTEE YOUR HUSBAND SGT ROY HAZELDENE GEORGE
ELLIS IS BELIEVED TO HAVE LOST HIS LIFE AS THE
RESULT OF AIR OPERATIONS ON 31 ST AUGUST 1943
STOP THE AIR COUNCIL EXPRESS THEIR PROFOUND

[page break]
SYMPATHY STOP LETTER FOLLOWS SHORTLY STOP
UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE STOP = 181118 A +

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Telegram to Mrs Doreen Ellis,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28634.

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