Telegram to Robert Palmers father

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Title

Telegram to Robert Palmers father

Description

Announces award of Victoria Cross to his son and outlines citation of actions.

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Two sided printed telegram on two album pages

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PPalmerRAM17010035, PPalmerRAM17010036

Transcription

POST [badge] OFFICE TELEGRAM
[post mark]

12.40 HY/T OHMS 102

PRIORITY MR A PALMER 52 BELLMAN AVE GRAVESEND – KENT

HIS MAJESTY THE KING HAS BEEN GRACIOUSLY PLEASED TO CONFER THE VICTORIA CROSS UPON YOUR SON ROBERT [deleted] S [/deleted] THIS SUPREME AWARD SO HERIOCALLY EARNED WILL I TRUST GIVE SOME PLACE TO THOSE NEAR AND DEAR TO HIM IN THEIR DEEP ANXIETY STOP HIS SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY AND

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POST [badge] OFFICE TELEGRAM

[post mark]

UNWAVERING RESOLUTION [missing letter]N THE SAFE AND ACCURATE AND INTENSE ENEMY FIRE TO ACCOMPLISH THE IMPORTANT TASK ALLOTTED TO HIM WILL ENBLAZE HIS NAME IN THE ANNALLS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND IS AN EXAMPLE AND AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL

A T HARRIS AIR CHIEF MARSHALL

52 OHMS HY/T [symbols]

Citation

A T Harris, “Telegram to Robert Palmers father,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38221.

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