Letter to Reg Wilson's Father



Letter to Reg Wilson's Father
Reg Wison's personal effects


A letter about Reg's personal effects including an inventory.



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Two typewritten sheets


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EOCRAFCentDepWilsonWJ440301-0001, EOCRAFCentDepWilsonWJ440301-0002


Central Depository,
Royal Air Force,
Slough, Bucks.

Telephone No:-
COLNBROOK 231/232/233.

In reply please quote reference:-

[underlined] 1st March, 1944. [/underlined]

[underlined] 1389401 F/SGT. WILSON. R.C. [/underlined]

Dear Sir,

The personal effects of the above named as listed on the attached inventory, have been received from the Unit, and are held at the Central Depository in safe custody.

Should you desire these effects to be sent to you and will kindly return to this office, duly signed and witnessed, the enclosed form of indemnity, arrangements will be made accordingly. A prepaid addressed label is enclosed for your reply.

May I be permitted to express my sympathy with you in this period of anxiety.

Yours faithfully,


for. Squadron Leader, Commanding,
[underlined] R.A.F. Central Depository. [/underlined]

W.J. Wilson Esq.,
38, Joydon Drive,
Chadwell Heath,
[underlined] Essex. [/underlined]

[page break]

[underlined] FS. 44622. [/underlined]

[underlined] PERSONAL EFFECTS OF 1389401 F/SGT. WILSON, R.C. [/underlined]

[symbol] 1 fibre suitcase containing:-
[symbol] 1 leather toilet case contg:- mirror, comb, hairbrush, shaving brush in container, shaving soap “ “
[symbol] 1 box contg: 4 pencils and 3 erasers.
[symbol] 1 wallet contg: photographs and personal papers.
[symbol] 2 Ronson flints & 7 1/2d in stamps.
[symbol] 1 pack playing cards.
[symbol] 1 ‘O’ badge.
[symbol] 1 woollen pullover.
[symbol] 40 cigarettes.
[symbol] 1 leather writing case contg: photographs & correspondence.
[symbol] 1 tin box contg: 4 brushes, cleaning materials, mending materials and 1 pr. shoe laces.
[symbol] 1 pr. swimming trunks.
[symbol] 1 pr. trouser clips.
[symbol] 2 books.
[symbol] 1 pr. shoes.
[symbol] 4 pr. socks.
[symbol] 1 toilet case contg: 7 o’clock razor, shaving brush, toothbrush. shaving cream, soap dish. box of drawing pins.
[symbol] 1 notecase bearing initials contg: 1 photograph.
[symbol] 1 dictionary.
[symbol] 1 bundle correspondence.
[symbol] 1 address book.
[symbol] 1 pr. socks.
[symbol] 7 vests.
[symbol] 1 small box containing wristlet watch in working order, but no glass 1 pr. 9 ct. gold cuff links.
[symbol] 1 hair brush.
[symbol] 2 ties.
[symbol] [deleted] 13 [/deleted] [inserted] 16 [/inserted] handkerchiefs.
[symbol] 10 pr. trunks.
[symbol] 1 khaki belt.
[symbol] 1 kit bag handle.
[symbol] 1 padlock.
[symbol] 3 pyjama suits.
[symbol] 2 shirts.

Post Office Savings Bank Book E. End Forres 171 extracted by Unit and forwarded to Air Ministry, Accts. 13 Worcester.

[inserted] Received [underlined] 28 April ’44 [/underlined] [/inserted]


Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Central Depository, “Letter to Reg Wilson's Father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35642.

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