Letter from Air Ministry to Aubrey Read's mother.

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Letter from Air Ministry to Aubrey Read's mother.

Description

Letter is to inform his mother that Aubrey is being moved from his temporary grave to his final resting place.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1948-03-04

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Typewritten letter on headed paper

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EBentDReadCW480304

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[Air Ministry Logo]

AIR MINISTRY,
2, Seville Street,
LONDON, S.W.1.

Ref P.411125/S.14.Cas.C.5.

4 March, 1948.

Madam,

I am directed to inform you that your son's grave has now been removed from Gross Karben to the British Military Cemetery Bad Tolz, Durnbach, which is 28 miles south south east of Munich, German.

It is the policy of the Graves Registration Service to transfer all the graves of British personnel who lost their lives in Germany into British Military Cemeteries in that country, where they will be maintained, in perpetuity, by the Imperial War Graves Commission.

When the work on the Cemetery has been completed you will be notified of the registered Plot, Row and Grave number.

I am, Madam,
Your obedient Servant,

D. Bent.

Mrs. C.W. Read,
55, Carholme Road,
Lincoln.

Citation

D Bent, “Letter from Air Ministry to Aubrey Read's mother.,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31181.

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