Letter to Bill Lutwyche's wife

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Title

Letter to Bill Lutwyche's wife

Description

The letter informs Bill's wife that he has been killed in a mid-air collision near Finningley.

Date

1942-07-27

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Format

One typewritten sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EOCRAFRecLutwycheWMV420727

Transcription

RECORD OFFICE,
ROYAL AIR FORCE,
GLOUCESTER.

Telephone No.: SPRINGWELL (GLOUCESTER) 2042
Telegraphic Address:
RECORDS TELEX, GLOUCESTER.

Any communications on the subject of this letter should be addressed to:
AIR OFFICER i/c RECORDS,
Address as opposite,
And the following number quoted:- 07/561197

Date 27th July 1942

Dear Madam,

It is my painful duty to confirm the death of your husband, No. 561197 Warrant Officer Charles Eade LUTWYCHE of No. 25 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force, who was killed at 3.55 a.m on the 24th July 1942 when the aircraft of which he was the air bomber was involved in a mid-air collision near Finningley, Yorkshire, whilst engaged on a non-operational flight.

The Air Council desire me to express their sympathy and deep regret at your husband’s death in his Country’s service.

I am,

Dear Madam,

Your obedient Servant,

[signature]

[inserted] for [/inserted] Air Commodore,
Air Officer i/c Records,
ROYAL AIR FORCE.

Mrs. W.M.V. Lutwyche,
Regent House,
Finningley,
Yorkshire.

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Citation

RAF Record Office, “Letter to Bill Lutwyche's wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 5, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34828.

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