Browse Items (69 total)

  • Creator is exactly "Great Britain. Air Ministry"

ERowleySWharmbyE471206.jpg
Detailing where her late husband, Sergeant Tom Wharmby and his four crew members are buried in Harderwijk Cemetery.

ELivingstonAWWharmbyE480105.jpg
Referring to her letter of 12 December 1947, and stating that the aircraft of her late husband, Sergeant Tom Wharmby, was shot down at Nunspeet near Doornspijk on 13 May 1943. The Graves Service is intending to photography the graves of all service…

SCheshireGL72021v10027.jpg
Notes that Cheshire relinquished acting group captain rank on 25 October 1943 but continued to get paid for that rank until 30 November 1943. This resulted in over payment of £25 5s 8d. Goes on to discuss recovery of the money.

EAirMinBainID441208.jpg
Gives location of Andrew's grave in the Garrison Cemetery, Doberitz, near Berlin.

EBentDBainID440317.jpg
To Isabel from Casualty Branch confirming that information had come from an official German source confirming Andrew's death on 24th August 1943.

EBisbyMLBainID440415.jpg
Air Ministry Accounts need a completed Air Ministry Form 531 before they can release Andrew's Post Office Savings book. The original of his will has been forwarded to Messrs Newlands and Warner.

ERowleySBainID490312.jpg
Reporting that Andrew Bain had been re-buried in British Military Cemetery Berlin (Heerstrasse), Grave 13, Row K, Plot 4.

ESmithsonAPBainID440430.jpg
For official purposes, any serviceman missing on operations, assuming nothing more is heard over a set period, is assumed to have died so that pay, pensions etc can be processed.

ESmithJABainID430909-0001.jpg
Letter to Isabel following up the initial telegrams. States that her husband has been reported missing after an operation on 23/24 August 1943.

ESimpsonJBainA430914-0001.jpg
Details allowances payable while Andrew is classified as 'missing', Will continue on present rate until December 1943 and then at reduced rate. Also mentioned how to apply for pre-natal allowance.

EGriffinBKBainID440405-0001.jpg
Letter to Isabel stating that as Andrew was now presumed dead, the Air Ministry payment would stop from mid-May and she would receive information shortly about a pension.

ECasBraBainID431109-0001.jpg
Letter to Isabel confirming the information from the International Red Cross that Andrew had lost his life when his aircraft was lost. But he would formally be listed as 'missing believed killed' for six months.

EAirMinBainID500127-0001.jpg
Covering letter and photograph of Andrew's temporary cross. Letter informs Isabel that the temporary cross will be replaced a permanent stone by the Imperial War Graves Commission in due course. Envelope included.

EAirMinBainID440219-0001.jpg
Detailing Isabel's allowances.

EAirMinBainID431104-0001.jpg
Telegram telling Isabel that information has been received from the International Red Cross Committee indicating that Andrew has been killed in action.

EEvansCDonaldsonJ400729.jpg
Letter from Air Ministry informing her that she has been approved an appointment as assistant section officer in the women's auxiliary air force.

MDonaldsonDW70185-150610-020002.jpg
Details action to be taken for a replacement if his Distinguished Service Order and bar were not recovered.

OStottR162588-150911-01.jpg
Casualty confirmation letter to Robert Stott's wife, confirming his death and giving the place of burial.

EAirMinArrowssmithHP440528-0001.jpg
The letter refers to Les Arrowsmith being reported missing following an operation in a Lancaster to bomb Duisburg on the night of 21-22 May 1944.

EJonesRWynnK430611.jpg
Letter from the Casualty Branch advising that her husband is missing as a result of air operations on 25/26 May 1943. It does not mean that he was killed and enquiries are being made through Red Cross.

EHerbertGNCWynnK431108.jpg
Letter advising her that because of the length of time her husband has been missing he must now be presumed dead

ELeighHWynnK430806-0001.jpg
Letter from the Air Ministry to Mrs Wynn advising that as her husband was promoted to pilot officer at the time he went missing, she is entitled to a larger allowance.

EAirMinWynnK460503-0003.jpg
Apologises for incorrectly quoting her husbands rank, that of pilot officer in previous correspondence on 13 April 1946. Ensure her that grave will be correctly inscribed she will be sent a photograph of it in due course.

EAirMinWynnK431012-0001.jpg
Refers to letter informing her that husband was missing and states that information had been received from the International Red Cross that Pilot Officer Russell Petts and one unidentified body were shot down on 26 May 1943. Not possible to identify…

EAirMinWynnK430707-0003.jpg
Refers to fact that husband is officially promulgated as missing and provides information on allowances entitled to and how long they will last..
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2