Two letters - Award of pathfinder badge

BCleggPVLangAGv10022.jpg

Title

Two letters - Award of pathfinder badge

Description

Top - letter to Mrs Lang enclosing certificate of award of pathfinder badge to her husband.
Bottom - mentions that Lang was reported missing on 4 May 1943 was permanently awarded the path finder badge.

Date

1943-05-07
1943-07-16

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

One b/w photocopied sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

BCleggPVLangAGv10022

Transcription

Royal Air Force Station,
Wyton, Huntingdonshire.
16th July, 1943
Ref: WS/801/458/P2

Dear Mrs. Lang,
I am enclosing herewith a certificate of award of the Path Finder Force badge to your husband, F/Lt. Lang, which has been forwarded to me by his Squadron, and which I think you will like to have.
Yours sincerely,
[signature]
for Group Captain Commanding
[underlined]R.A.F. Station, Wyton, Hunts.[/underlined]

Mrs. B.E.V. Lang,
1 Station Road,
[underlined]Warboys, Huntingdonshire.[/underlined]

[page break]

Headquarters,
Path Finder Force,
Royal Air Force.
7th May, 1943.

[underlined]Acting Flight Lieutenant A. Lang, 114170
AWARD OF PATH FINDER FORCE BADGE[/underlined]
Having previously been temporarily awarded the Path Finder Force Badge, the above named officer who was reported missing on 4th May, 1943, is permanently awarded the Path Finder Force Badge.
[signature]
Air Commodore, Commanding
[underlined]Path Finder Force[/underlined]

Citation

Station Commander RAF Wyton and D Bennett, “Two letters - Award of pathfinder badge,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31052.

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