Post Office Telegram

To:- Mrs. W.J.T. Miles 6 Stonehall, Lydden

Dover Kent 13. June 1944

Deeply regret to inform you that your son,

575931 Sgt. R. J. Miles is missing from air

operations on the night, 12/13 June 1944

letter following. Please accept my most profound

sympathy. Pending receipt of written notification

from Air Ministry no information should be given to the press.

- Officer Commanding 432 Squadron. R.C.A.F.

This paper shows, when once I died

If it be true, no tears I cried

But then the love you give to me

Not even I would ever see

----- "SMILER"

        Reg Miles,


Biography of Reg Miles, Flight Engineer, No1SoTT Halton/ MUs/ Snowy Owls, 420 Sqdn RCAF, 6 Group Bomber Command, Tholthorpe, Yorkshire / 511 Transport Command, RAF

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