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Date:
30/11/194?
Title:
Telegram to W H Field
Object ID:
2014.002.029
Object Name:
Telegram
Extent of Description:
Single piece of yellow paper, preprinted lines, typed. 20.5 x 14.3cm.
Scope & Content:
[URGENT New Zealand Post — Office Telegram as follows:]

Mr W H Field
151 The Terrace
WELLINGTON

Have learned with very great pleasure tha your son Flight Lieutenant George Alexander Hughes Field has been awarded a bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross.
The Prime MInister desires me to convey to you on behalf of the Government his sincere congratulations on y our son's success.
F Jones
Minister of Defence

[George Field was known to most as 'Peter'. W H Field was William Hughes Field. Telegram sent during World War Two]

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