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Appeal to return Second World War love letters to couple’s descendants

This is a story that is being run by the family history magazine Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine and is worth passing on.

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine reader is seeking the family of Robert and Margaret Raven to return their love letters to them.

Raven love letters from Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, are hoping to give the couple’s descendants an extra Christmas present by reuniting them with the precious documents.

The correspondence between Robert Raven and Margaret Blyth was bought as a lot by Bob Sheridan, a Rutland man interested in the history of the armed forces postal service and the postal marks on the letters.

But the letters revealed a moving story of lovers separated by wartime.

Bob and his friend Tracey Dene Powell researched Robert and Margaret in family history, immigration and RAF records, but have yet to find a living descendant to give the letters to.


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