Soldiers of the Regiment
Thomas Norman Atkinson
Grave of Sergeant Thomas Norman Atkinson, number 3714449, 107th Regiment
Royal Armoured Corps, The King's Own. Buried in
Brouay War Cemetery, Normandy, France.
Accession Number: KO2742/025
Copy of letter relating to the death of Sergeant Thomas Norman Atkinson,
number 3714449, of the 107th Regiment RAC, who died of wounds on 8th
August 1944 whilst serving with A Squadron.
Letter dated 25 Sep 1944. To Henry Robinson,
107th Regt RAC.
314 Marine Road
25 Sep 1944
Dear Mr Robinson,
I feel I cannot find words to thank you for your kind letter.
I had not heard any particulars until you wrote only the bare facts from
the Record Office. Even then they could not tell me the date on which my
husband was supposed to have died.
I have been hoping and praying that there has been a mistake made - I
simply cannot believe that it is true.
One thing, your letter made me feel very much better and if things come
to the worst I shall always feel more content knowing exactly how Norman
died. Those few weeks before the arrival of your letter were dreadful. I
imagined awful things, and the uncertainty of not knowing anything was
I shall always treasure your letter and I do indeed thank you from the
bottom of my heart for everything you and Lance Corporal Gamer (Garner
or Gornel) did for Norman.
He was always very proud of his crew, and I only wish that he could have
been spared to have seen this thing through.
If at any time you are in Morecambe I shall always be pleased to see
I trust that everything will continue to go well with you.
Accession Number: KO2630/04
Accession Number: KO2630/05
Accession Number: KO2630/06
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