Letter to Mr Woolgar

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Title

Letter to Mr Woolgar

Description

R Stubbs writes from RAF Scampton to Mr Woolgar informing him that his son has been rescued and is at the Royal Naval Hospital in Portsmouth. He advises that he will be granted leave after he has returned to the squadron.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-02-16

Contributor

Cathie Hewitt
Steve Baldwin

Rights

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Language

Identifier

EStubbsRAWoolgarLA420216

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Royal Air Force
Scampton
[underlined] Lincoln [/underlined]
[underlined] 16.2.42 [/underlined]
Dear Mr Woolgar,
I hope you received my second telegram informing you of your son’s rescue yesterday afternoon. he is now at the Royal Naval Hospital Haslar Portsmouth and will be returning to the squadron within a day or two. I intend to grant him leave when he returns but it is necessary for him to return here first in order to comply with certain formalities.
I must apologise for giving you
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a serious shock but I am sure you will appreciate that [deleted] will [/deleted] we always try to notify next of kin as soon as possible when our crews are reported as missing – that is to say when we have confirmed that they have not landed anywhere in this country.
Yours sincerely
R Stubbs

Collection

Citation

R Stubbs, “Letter to Mr Woolgar,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/855.

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