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A Black-Edged Telegram

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posted on 2024-06-05, 17:28 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

These are the items I have left from my grandfather, who served in the RAF and died while serving.

This story was shared during an in-person interview at a Digital Collection Day. A transcription of the interview is attached to this record.


Item list and details

1. Medals: 1939-45 Star Medal, France and Germany Stars, Defence Medal, British War Medal 2. Death telegrams 3. Palace notification/sympathy letter sent on death 4. Greetings cards from Harry to his wife 5. Flying Log Book - Navigators and Bombers, and Air Gunners

Person the story/items relate to

Harry James Morgan

Person who shared the story/items

Paul Butterworth

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor


Type of submission

Shared at Todmorden Library, West Yorkshire on 24 November 2023.

Record ID

101901 | TOD011