[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]


In the Name of God

[From:] The Military Headquarters of Mara 5.  Kerman (The Affairs of Martyrs and Death)

To: Dr. Ardeshir Shahbahrami


Reference to letter dated 18 Esfand 1361 [9 March 1983]

[Number:] 701/1/14

[Date:] 7 Farvardin 1362 [27 March 1983]


The day the army of Satan is conquered, that day is the day of triumph and victory of God and His faithful (Imam Khomeini)

  1. Your son, after ending his training period in Bahman 1359 [January 1981] according to the classification plan, was assigned to Infantry Battalion 808, where he started his service in the mentioned unit.
  2. On 27 Aban 1360 [18 November 1981] the aforementioned battalion was dispatched to Gilan Gharb, and your son, as a member of the personnel of that unit, in the company of the battalion, was dispatched to Gilan Gharb.
  3. According to the minutes of the Commission of the Battalion 808, on the 3th hour of 3 Shahrivar 1361 [25 August 1982] in the District of Choqa Haman, a grenade’s quiver hit the head of the mentioned soldier and caused his death.
  4. A photocopy of the burial certificate that has been issued by the Medical Forensic [Office] of Tehran is attached herewith. % NA

Commander [Mara] 5. Kerman

Colonel Poursalehi



[Handwritten note at the bottom of the page]

The wording of quiver of grenade is correct.

Captain [illegible]