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Telegram sent to John Martin's parents the day after he went missing. It is dated January 31st, 1944.

[Transcription: 31st January, 1944, 2.05pm. Regret to inform you that your son Ernest John Martin is reported missing as the result of air operations on the night of 30th Jan '44 (stop) Letter follows (stop) Any further information received will be immediately communicated to you (stop) Pending receipt of written notification from the Air Ministry.]

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