I Have the honour to send to you herewith the warrant under The King's Sign Manual granting you the dignity of a member of the Civil Division, of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and to inform you that the insignia has been sent to you under separate registered cover.
Would you please be good enough to acknowledge the recipt of these on the attached form.
I have the honour to be, sir
You obedient Servant
Registrar of the Order of the British Empire
Herbert John Pitman
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(1948) Pitman's MBE Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #4633, accessed 30th April 2016 11:35:15 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/pitmans-mbe.html
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