Letter to Victor Rosser from Olaf Cusse

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Title

Letter to Victor Rosser from Olaf Cusse

Description

Writes that he was enclosing odds and ends left in his care. Mentions losing colleagues on operations and other operational matters including a ditching with missing crew.

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Date

1941-01-02

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Format

Two page handwritten letter with envelope

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Identifier

ECusseOARosserLV411002

Transcription

923357 Sgt/Pilot Cusse O.A.

Dishforth

2.10.41.

Dear Vic,

Enclosed are the ends & odds left in my care. 1 Letter & 1 Bank Book.

Today your shoes or rather boots went into the menders with a pair of my own & the two tickets are in my wallet should anything happen.

We lost “J” last “op” & also “A”. F/O Barsby took my kite & Dickinson said he would give my [sic] a rest. The crew were Barsby, [underlined] Sature, [\underlined] Warburton, Knight, Steel.

In “A” Charles (pranger) [indecipherable] on a

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nursery went in the drink 20 miles off Flamboro [sic] but we have not found them yet.

Alf Hughes had one engine go having Cocker in the tail but made a super landing at Driffield.

It was scrubbed tonight so am getting to bed early.

All the best

Olaf.

P.S. We have only 2 kites O.K. now in “A” Flight

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Mr. Victor Lewis Rosser,

139. Marlborough Road,

Oxford.

[\Inserted] Olaf Cusse [\inserted]

Citation

O A Cusse, “Letter to Victor Rosser from Olaf Cusse ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36507.

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