Telegram from OC 617 Squadron to Vera Gill

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Title

Telegram from OC 617 Squadron to Vera Gill

Description

Informs her that her husband Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was missing as a result of air operations on 21 March.

Creator

Date

1945-03-21

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two page handwritten telegram form and envelope

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Contributor

Identifier

SGillK1438901v30072

Transcription

[ Post Office Crest]

POST OFFICE TELEGRAM

[postmark]

55hs 440 L1/T OHMS 59

priority CC

Priority CC Mrs K Gill 23 Sycamore Avenue Halton Leeds

Deeply regret to inform you that your husband F/Officer Kenneth Gill 155097 DFC is missing as a result of air operations on 21st March letter follows please

[page break]

[underlined] No 2 [/underlined]

accept my profound sympathy pending receipt of written notification from Air Ministry no information should be given to the press OC 617 Squadron.

[page break]

Mrs K Gill

23 Sycamore Ave

Collection

Citation

OC 617 Squadron, “Telegram from OC 617 Squadron to Vera Gill,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35780.

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