Letter to Mervyn Adder's father from the Air Ministry

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Title

Letter to Mervyn Adder's father from the Air Ministry

Description

Informs him that no further information about the reported death of his son had been received and in view of report from red cross as well as lapse in time, it was now presumed that his son had lost his life on 15 March 1944.

Date

1944-09-27

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One page typewritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SAdderM175073v10115

Transcription

AIR MINISTRY,
73-77, OXFORD STREET,
LONDON, W.1.

Tel No.: GERRARD 9234,

Correspondence on the subject of this letter should be addressed to

THE UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE,
AIR MINISTRY (P.4(Cas.)),

and should quote the reference
P.414764/3/44/P.4.B.8.

27/9/44.

Sir,

With reference to the letter from this Department of the 27th July, 1944, I am directed to inform you that no further information regarding the reported death of your son, Pilot Officer M. Adder has been received. In view, however, of the report from the International Red Cross Committee and of the lapse of time, action has now been taken to presume, for official purposes, that he lost his life on the 15th March, 1944.

I am to express the sympathy of the Department with you in your great loss and to assure you that should any additional details be received at a later date you will be informed.

I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,

[signature]

for Director of Personal Services

A. Adder, Esq.,
153, Albert Avenue,
Anlaby Road,
HULL,
Yorkshire.

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Citation

Air Ministry director of personal services, “Letter to Mervyn Adder's father from the Air Ministry,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 30, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33278.

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