Letter to Harold Fry's father from RAF Central Depository



Letter to Harold Fry's father from RAF Central Depository


Writes that personal items as listed on attached inventory had been received from his unit and were now at the central depository. Asked to reply if he wanted items sent to him.




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[inserted] rec'd 11/3/44 [/inserted]

Telephone No:- COLNBROOK 231/232/233.

In reply please quote reference:- CD/BV15270

Central Depository,
Royal Air Force,
Slough, Bucks.

[underlined] 10th March 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] 130598 A/F/L FRY H.L. [/underlined]

Dear Sir,

The personal effects of the above named as listed on the attached inventory, have been received from the Unit, and are held at the Central Depository in safe custody.

Should you desire these effects to be sent to you and will kindly return to this office, duly signed and witnessed, the enclosed form of indemnity, arrangement will be made accordingly. A prepaid addressed label is enclosed for your reply.

May I be permitted to express my sympathy with you in this period of anxiety.

Yours faithfully,

S.C. Holliday P/O

for Squadron Leader, commanding,
[underlined] R.A.F. Central Depository. [/underlined]

L. Fry Esq.,
159 South Park Drive,
Ilford, Essex.

[inserted] sent reply 13/3/44 [/inserted]

2 Diaries.
2 Folders contg: Booklets.
1 Envelope of Photos.
1 Blue Woollen Dressing Gown.
1 Swim Suit.
1 Wooden Foot Rule.
9 Venus Pencils.
1 Leather Belt.
1 Towel.
1 Wallet contg: Photos, Cards, Booklets.
1 St. John's First Aid Book.
6 1/2 pr. Socks.
1 Leather Case contg: Brush & Steel.
4 Collars.
1 Half Pint Drinking Mug.
3 pr. Trunks.
1 Blue Shirt.

1 Empty
Black Case

Post Office Savings Bank Book, Stroud, No. 26161, National Savings Certificates for 26 Units and 1 Lloyds Bank Ltd. Cheque Book extracted by Unit and forwarded to Air Ministry Accts.13, WORCESTER.

[inserted] note received Sat 11/3/44



S C Holliday, “Letter to Harold Fry's father from RAF Central Depository,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29813.

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