3. 450484 Your son

Telegram to Mary O’Connor, 3 January 1945

[?] 1.20pm
[?] 79/1

Mrs MR O’Connor
Wallers Rd
Puni RD

Deeply regret to inform you that your son 450484 Tpr Maurice Francis OConnor has been reported as having died on active service (stop) Actual cause and date of death not yet available (stop) you will be advised immediately when known (stop) The Prime Minister desires me to convey to you on behalf of the Government deepest sympathy in your loss -

F Jones

Minister of Defence