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The letter advises Chris' wife that her husband is missing.

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C Scrimshaw’s air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 11 August 1943 to 12 Aug 1944. Detailing his operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Bishop’s Court (12 AGS), RAF Finningley, Bircotes and Worksop (18 OTU) and…

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Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

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He writes thanking her for her letter and regretting that there is no further news of her husband and is unable to provide any information on the target of his operations. He hopes that good news will come soon.

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Write expressing their sympathy at the news that her husband Acting Squadron Leader Robert Wareing is missing as a result of an air operation in Northern France. They continue that this does not necessarily mean he is killed or wounded and may well…

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Letter from Mrs I.M. King to Joan Wareing about her son who is also missing. She writes thanking Mrs Wareing for her kindness to her son during his stay with her and her husband. She hopes the sacrifices they are making will not be in vain and prays…

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Writes expressing deep sorrow that Mr Wareing has been reported missing, from himself and other members of the community.

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Writes expressing sympathy that Joan’s husband Bob has been reported missing and they are awaiting further news from her.

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Writes thanking her for her letter and also the letter from Flying Officer Walkden about her husband. He also advises that he has been officially informed that two of her husband’s crew have arrived safely back in England but that there is no news…

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She writes that her son is also missing and she understands that Mrs Wareing’s husband, Squadron Leader Bob Wareing was one of the crew. She asks that if Mrs Wareing has any news of her son she would be grateful if Mrs Wareing would let her know.

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Writes to let her know she was thinking of her and that she had heard the news that Bob was missing from friends the week before. She has now learned that he is a prisoner of war and conveys her relief at this news. She asks that Joan give her best…

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Expresses sorrow that her husband, Bob, has been reported as missing. He writes that there is every possibility that he may have baled out or force landed in enemy territory and hopes that she will receive news of him soon.

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They write expressing their sympathy that her husband has been reported missing and to inform her to whom she needs to communicate regarding her official allowances if she needs to do so.

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She writes that she has just heard the news about Joan’s husband, Bob and knows what she is going through. She urges her to keep her hopes up and that it may be a long wait before she hears news of him. She suggests that Joan come to visit.

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Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

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She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

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Sorry to hear Bob is reported missing, Offers encouragement and invites her to visit,

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Sends sympathy over her bad news. Seems to have been through a similar experience.

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Writes that they are sorry they are for her at this difficult time. She is in their thoughts.

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She thanks Joan for her letter and gift. She was pleased to hear about Bob. She tells her the latest news and that her boyfriend has been reported missing from Arnhem. Thanks her for photograph and catches up with news of friends, tells of her…

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From Adjutant of No. 582 Squadron to Mrs Joan Wareing, He writes that he wanted to send a few lines of appreciation for Robert and his work and says that he also knew Robert’s brother Stanley. He says that they were both charming and had a keen…

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Writes sending thoughts at the anxious time that Bob was missing.

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Letter of condolence to Joan Wareing from the Padre of the RAF station at Little Staughton. Also mentions he has acted as effects officer and her husbands effects have been sent to the central depository.

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Advises her that her husband, Acting Squadron Leader Robert Wareing, DFC and Bar, will remain classified as missing until such time as an official confirmation is received that he is a prisoner of war. They go on to advise on his personal effects and…

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Informs her that her husband was missing as a result of air operations night 7/8 August 1944.
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