Letter to Fred Dyde's Parents from his Squadron Commander

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Letter to Fred Dyde's Parents from his Squadron Commander

Description

The letter expresses regret that, due to illness, he was unable to meet them. He complements Fred for being one of their best and most popular crew members.

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Date

1943-10-08

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Format

One typewritten sheet

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PDydeFW17010012

Transcription

431/88/P1.

‘C’ Unit,
Royal Air Force,
Langar,
Barnstone,
Nottingham.

8th October, 1943.

Dear Mr and Mrs Dyde,

The Squadron Commander wishes me to express his regret that he was unable to see you whilst you were at Langar as he was in bed ill. He has asked me to convey to you both on behalf of the Squadron and himself our very deep sympathy in the loss of your son.

As Air Gunner of one of our best and most popular crews his loss is keenly felt by the whole Squadron and we can appreciate how you must feel at his loss. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in this sad time.

Yours sincerely

[signature] F/L
Adjutant

Mr & Mrs H. Dyde,
Saintbury Hill,
Broadway,
Worcestershire.

Citation

RAF Langar, “Letter to Fred Dyde's Parents from his Squadron Commander,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 15, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/39114.

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