Telegram to Mrs A G Lang

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Telegram to Mrs A G Lang

Description

Reports that German broadcast announced that her husband's flight engineer was prisoner of war with his skipper presumably her husband who is safe and well. Awaiting official confirmation.

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One b/w photocopied sheet

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BCleggPVLangAGv10023

Transcription

GOVERNMENT [underlined]ABSOLUTE[/underlined]PRIORITY
POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
337 7.55 LONDON TELEX OHMS PRIORITY 87
IMMEDIATE MRS A G LANG 1 STATION ROAD
WARBOYS – HUNTS =
KWY 398/14 IMMEDIATE FROM AIR MINISTRY KINGSWAY
PC 933 14/6/43 IN A MESSAGE BROADCAST FROM
GERMANY ON 12/6/43 SGT JL CLARK 1247451 YOUR
HUSBANDS F/ENGINEER STATES THAT HE IS A
PRISONER OF WAR WITH HIS SKIPPER PRESUMABLY YOUR
HUBAND A/F/L ALASTAIR GRANT LANG 114170 WHO

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IS SAFE AND WELL STOP YOU ARE ADVISED TO
TREAT THIS INFORMATION WITH RESERVE PENDING
OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION STOP ANY FURTHER NEWS WILL
BE IMMEDIATELY FORWARDED TO YOU STOP HIS MOTHER
HAS BEEN INFORMED STOP = 141715 B

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Telegram to Mrs A G Lang,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31053.

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