Telegram from OC 617 Squadron the Kenneth Gill's father

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Title

Telegram from OC 617 Squadron the Kenneth Gill's father

Description

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

Creator

Date

1945-03-21

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Language

Format

Two page handwritten telegram form and envelope

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Contributor

Identifier

SGillK1438901v30073

Transcription

[postmark dated 21 MR 45]

5.8

From [indecipherable letters]

BLI/T 59 m

[indecipherable word] Priority CC

Priority CC Mr F Gill, 55 Kyffin Avenue, Halton, Leeds.

Deeply regret to inform you that your son F/O Kenneth Gill 155097 DFC, is missing as a result of air operations on 21st March, letter follows.

[page break]

[underlined] No. 2 [/underlined] [datemark dated 21 MR 45]

Please 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]

[inserted] Delivered 6.0 P.M. [/inserted]

POST OFFICE TELEGRAM

Mr F Gill
55 Kyffin Ave

Collection

Citation

OC 617 Squadron, “Telegram from OC 617 Squadron the Kenneth Gill's father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35781.

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