Robert Palmer mentioned in despatches and award of Pathfinder badge

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Title

Robert Palmer mentioned in despatches and award of Pathfinder badge

Description

Left - certificate from secretary of state for air stating name of Acting Flight Lieutenant R.A.M. Palmer was mentioned in despatches.
Right - letter to Robert Palmer stating that he had been awarded his Pathfinder badge.

Date

1944-04-22

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Format

One printed and one typewritten document on an album page

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PPalmerRAM17010031

Transcription

[crest]

By the KING'S Order the name of
Acting Flight Lieutenant R.A.M. Palmer,
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,
was published in the London Gazette on
14 January 1944.
as mentioned in a Despatch for distinguished service,
I am charged to record
His Majesty's high appreciation.
[signature]
Secretary of State for Air

[page break]

[embossed crest]

Headquarters,
Path Finder Force,
Royal Air Force.

22nd. April 1944.

To:

Flight Lieutenant R.A.M. Palmer (115772)

[underlined] AWARD OF PATH FINDER FORCE BADGE. [/underlined]

You have today qualified for the award of the Path Finder Force Badge and are entitled to wear the Badge as long as you remain in the Path Finder Force.

2. You will not be entitled to wear the Badge after you leave the Path Finder Force without a further written authority from me entitling you to do so.

[signature]
Air Vice Marshal, Commanding
[underlined] Path Finder Force. [/underlined]

Citation

A Sinclair, Secretary of State for Air and D C T Bennett, “Robert Palmer mentioned in despatches and award of Pathfinder badge,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38218.

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