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Murtha, J.

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Downeyville mother receives Royal Expression of sympathy

Mrs. Thomas Murtha, Downeyville, who lost her son, James Murtha in a battle in France on August 14 is recently in receipt of a note of sympathy in her time of sorrow from Their Majesties, The King and Queen of England.

The note which is printed on an excellent quality bond note paper bearing the Royal Crest and dated at Buckingham Palace reads as follows.

The Queen and I offer you our heartfelt sympathy in your great sorrow

We pray that your country’s gratitude for a life so nobly given in its service may bring you some measure of consolation.

Signed – GEORGE R.I.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication:
Nov 1944
Personal Name(s):
James Fergus Murtha ; James Murtha
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.36682 Longitude: -78.58285
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Murtha, J.