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Letter to Miss Rice from British Red Cross

Unknown, 1920, Letter
Letter to Miss Rice from British Red Cross
Letter to Miss Rice from British Red Cross
Letter to Miss Rice from British Red Cross
Category
Library Item
Item no
33762
Title
Letter to Miss Rice from British Red Cross, 16 March 1920
Description
Enquiry Department for Wounded and Missing
17. Cornwall Gardens, SW7

Dear Madam

We are looking through our old files, and we much regret to note that notwithstanding constant and careful enquiries, we have never succeeded in telling you anything about your brother, Pte. Colin Rice 352442, 9 Royal Scots.
His name was on our lists for months, and we asked all the men of his unit whom we were able to see, both in English hospitals and at the bases abroad, but none of them threw any light on his casualty. We have also questioned released prisoners but have learnt nothing. We can therefore only send you a General Account of the action in which he was last seen, with sincere regret at our inability to help any further, as this Office is now closed.
We wish at the same time to offer our sympathy to the family and friends.

Yours faithfully
M. B.

P.S. As we have not been in communication with you for many months, you may possibly have heard something from other sources. In the uncertainty it seems wiser to send you this.
Artist / maker
Date
1920
Size
25.2 x 20.2 cm
Type
Letter