Telegram to Mrs B H Gard

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Title

Telegram to Mrs B H Gard

Description

Informs her that her son, Sergeant Ronald Leslie Guard [sic] failed to return from operations on night of 14/15 February 1945.

Date

1945-02-15

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two page printed telegram form

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EOC463SqnGardBH450215

Transcription

POST OFFICE TELEGRAM
OFFICE STAMP PETERSFIELD HANTS. 15 FEB 1945
120 5.19 LI/T OHMS CC 63
(PRIORITY – CC) MRS B H GUARD 112 RUSHES ROAD PETERSFIELD HANTS =
DEEPLY REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR SON
1852481 SGT RONALD LESLIE GUARD FAILED TO RETURN
FROM OPERATIONS ON THE NIGHT OF 14/15 FEBRUARY 1945
STOP PLEASE* ACCEPT MY MOST PROFOUND
SYMPATHY LETTER FOLLOWS STOP PENDING RECEIPT OF
[page break]
WRITTEN NOTIFICATION FROM AIR MINISTRY NO
INFORMATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE PRESS =
OC 463 RAAF SQUADRON +

Collection

Citation

Officer Commanding 463 RAAF Squadron, “Telegram to Mrs B H Gard,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31561.

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