Letter to Donald McDonald from Buckingham Palace

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Title

Letter to Donald McDonald from Buckingham Palace

Description

Invites him to investiture on 22 June 1945.

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Date

1945-06-11

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Spatial Coverage

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Format

One page typewritten letter

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Identifier

EStockleyNMMcDonaldDA450611

Transcription

[royal coat of arms]
CENTRAL CHANCERY OF
THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD,
ST JAMES’S PALACE S. W. 1.
11th June 1945.
[underlined]CONFIDENTIAL[/underlined]

Sir,
The King will hold an Investiture at Buckingham Palace on Friday, the 22nd June, 1945, at which your attendance is requested.
It is requested that you should be at the Palace not later than 10.15 o’clock a.m. (Doors open at 9.45 a.m.)
DRESS: - Service Dress; Morning Dress; Civil Defence Uniform or Dark Lounge Suit.
This letter should be produced by you on entering the Palace, as no further card of admission will be issued.
I am desired to inform you that you may be accompanied by two relations or friends to witness the Investiture, but I regret that owing to the limited accommodation available for spectators, it is not possible for this number to be increased. The spectators’ ticket may be obtained on application to this Office and I have to ask you, therefore, to complete the enclosed form and [underlined]and return it to me immediately[/underlined]
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
Secretary.

Flying Officer Donald A. McDonald,
D.F.C. R.A.A.F.

Collection

Citation

N M Stockley, “Letter to Donald McDonald from Buckingham Palace,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 18, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/32119.

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