Letter to Maurice Monk's father from the air ministry

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Title

Letter to Maurice Monk's father from the air ministry

Description

Informs him that information from German records states that the aircraft in which his son was flying was shot down at Dongeren (Gelderland) and that the crew were buried in Epe near Zwolle.

Date

1945-09-28

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Language

Format

One page typewritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EAirMinMonksA450928

Transcription

[Air Ministry crest]
AIR MINISTRY,
(Casualty Branch),
73-77, OXFORD STREET,
W.1.
TELEPHONE: GERRARD 9234
Any communications on the subject of this letter should be addressed to:-
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE,
and the following number quoted:- P/418570/44/P.4/B.4.
28th September 1945.
Sir,
I am directed to refer to your letter of the 17th instant, concerning your son Flying Officer Maurice Arnold Monks, Royal Air Force, and to inform you that information obtained from available German records states that the aircraft in which your son and his comrades were flying, was shot down at Dongeren (Gelderland), and that the Cemetery at Epe in which they were buried is situated approximately 12 miles south west of Zwolle, Holland.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
for Director of Personal Services.
A. Monks, Esq.,
27 Dixon Street,
High Street,
Lincoln.
[crest of National Scheme for Disabled Men]
[inserted] [circled [underlined] 781 [/underlined]] [/inserted]

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry. Casualty Branch, “Letter to Maurice Monk's father from the air ministry,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/32147.

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