31569Re: Notification of Families of British War Casualties
- Mar 6, 2007So, was this the standard procedure? That a man's NCO or CO would
write a letter to his family informing them of his death or is this an
exception. I've read memoirs of serjeants that seem to indicate that
they're writing a letter to someone's family because they were close,
but it doesn't seem to indicate the that was SOP. How would the army
know where to send the letters?
One from the chap himself, one from
> his sergeant to his family saying he had been killed andrecommending they
> claim his prize and blood money and subsequent letters from theauthorities
> pertaining to the claim, ending with one saying that his father hadalready
> claimed the cash.
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