Letter to George Dennis' Father

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Title

Letter to George Dennis' Father

Description

The letter regrets that his son is missing and advises of possible financial assistance.

Date

1944-12-13

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One typewritten sheet

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ERAFBFDennisRH441213

Transcription

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

PATRON: H.M. THE KING.
PRESIDENT: H.R.H. THE DUCHESS OF KENT
CHAIRMAN: THE RT. HON. LORD RIVERDALE, C.B.E.

EATON HOUSE,
14, EATON ROAD,
HOVE, SUSSEX.

13th December, 1944

Telephone No.: HOVE 3992

Our Reference JG/AMS.254.

R.H. Dennis Esq.,
59 Thrush Drive,
Bury,
Lancashire

Dear Sir,

The Council of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund have learnt with much regret that your son is reported missing, and I am asked to express their very sincere sympathy.

I am to inform you that if your missing son was making you a voluntary allotment from his Royal Air Force pay, you will be entitled to continue cashing the orders in your Royal Air Force order book for a period. If, however, you do not receive a communication from the Air Ministry regarding your title to a temporary allowance within three weeks from the date of this letter, you should communicate direct with the Director of Accounts, Air Ministry, (Accounts 7KCas), Whittington Road, Worcester. If your son had not made you a voluntary allotment but was making regular payments for your support through unofficial channels, you should inform the Director of Accounts to this effect without delay.

Should you be in need of some financial assistance either now or at any time in the future, kindly let me know and I will arrange for our Representative to interview you at the earliest opportunity.

Yours truly,

[signature]

Squadron Leader,
Joint Secretary.

Citation

The RAF Benevolent Fund, “Letter to George Dennis' Father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 4, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33601.

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