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LGardR1852841v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…

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Announced missing from air operations: Pilot Officer Hedley Madgett DFM.

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List killed in action, died while prisoner and missing. Underlined is missing: Wing Commander William Mitchell Penman DFC. (Officer Commanding 61 Squadron).

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Reported missing from recent operations, Hedley Robert Madgett DFM.

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Article mentions aircrew nearly 1000 aircrew losses when 137 bombers lost. Not all lost for ever, discussing chances of survival and becoming prisoner of war.

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Madgett, Hedley Robert, Pilot Officer, DFM, reported missing on his 30th operational flight.

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Notice of award of Distinguished Flying Medal at the same time as reported missing. Some details of citation for medal.

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Account of operation on Peenemunde research and development establishment. Mentions diversion attacks and Mosquito operation against Berlin. Forty one bombers and one fighter missing. Was a precision attack. 1200 mile journey.

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Received official notice that Sergeant (now Pilot Officer) Hedley Robert Madgett had been awarded Distinguished Flying Medal now reported missing.

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Have read news that Hedley is missing and hope he is safe. Offers sympathy over their anxiety.

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From J Stott expressing great sorrow over news that Hedley is missing.

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From Mary Stewart expressing shock over news that Hedley was missing, especially after news of award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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From S Stephenson at George Harker & Co Ltd thanking him for sending copies of letters from Red Cross.

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Writes that a reply to her letter to Adastral House noted that a PO Lewis was in the crew and as a result she fears for safety of the rest of the crew and that they must have come down in the sea. Hopes that some of them might have been picked up.

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Expresses sympathy over son going missing and offering financial assistance in the event that it be required.

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From T J Robins of Robin's stores limited. Writes he noted in newspaper that Hedley was missing. He writes he has son in RAF as well and hopes they will get good news soon.

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From Dorothy Richlings writing she is sad over lack of news. Encourages them to not give up hope.

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Writes that Hedley's personal effects have been dispatched to them by passenger train. Requests they sent back receipt. Reminds them on rules if they dispose of any uniform which must go to known person entitled to wear it or be dealt with through…

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Writes that committee of adjustment has been held and enclosing an inventory of effects. Writes that monetary matters are not dealt with by that office but by Air Ministry accounts. They will be sending details of financial matters in due course.

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To central depository Colnbrook thanking them for letter and list of son's personal effects.

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From officer detail to look after Hedley's property explaining the process and that a cheque book found has been forwarded to Air Ministry accounts, Worcester.

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From Isabel Q Pead offering sympathy on news of Hedley going missing. Hopes good news will come.

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From O W Ourmond. Writes that her thoughts are with them. Was proud to have known Hedley and encourages her to not give up hope.

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From station commander at RAF Syerston stating that a receipt for his son's bicycle had now been received.

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Writes that Hedley's bicycle has still not arrived at Sidcup station.
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