27 July 1943, Rickmansworth, Herts
To: W S Goodall Esq, Ridgeway, Parsonage Road, Rickmansworth
From: Handed in at 4.16pm (London Telex 82)
Written [in pencil] at Rickmansworth at 4.55pm
to inform you that
your son Pilot Officer William Goodall (133574)
is reported missing
as the result of air operations on the 25th July 1943
- enquiries are being made through the International Red Cross
& any further information received will be communicated to
Should news of him reach you from any other source
please advise this department.
His wife has been informed. 1337 B.
The original of the above telegram is in the care of the family.