Letter from the Air Ministry to Keith Dexter's mother

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Title

Letter from the Air Ministry to Keith Dexter's mother

Description

Letter to Mrs Dexter stating that German authorities had confirmed the death of her son Flying Officer K I Dexter. Details of place of burial not available at present. Official date killed 17 June 1943. Note at top 'Letter not dated assumed post 4 Aug 1943'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-08

Contributor

Emily Jennings

Rights

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Format

One p[age typewritten document

Language

Identifier

EBrentDDexterCS430814

Coverage

Conforms To

Transcription

[inserted] [underlined] Letter Not dated assumed Post 4 Aug 1943 [/underlined] [/inserted]
Air Ministry,
73, Oxford Street,
London,
W.1.
Madam,
With reference to the letter from this Department of the 14th August, 1943, I am directed to inform you that confirmation of the death of your son, Flying Officer K.I.Dexter, has nowx [sic] been received from an official German source.
Particulars regarding his place of burial have not been furnished, but you will be notified should they come to had at a later date.
Action has accordingly been taken to presume, for official purposes, that your son lost his life on the 17th June 1943.
I am to express the sympathy of the Department with you in your great loss.
I am, Madam
You obedient Servant,
D. BRENT
for Director of Personal Services.
Mrs. C. S Dexter.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry and D Brent, “Letter from the Air Ministry to Keith Dexter's mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9411.

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