Letter to Mrs Wilson from mother of Sergeant Jenkins

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Title

Letter to Mrs Wilson from mother of Sergeant Jenkins

Description

Letter from mother of flight engineer, written to the captains wife expressing sympathy, thanks and hope that the crew are safe somewhere.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-11

Contributor

Trevor Hardcastle

Rights

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Format

Two page handwritten letter with printed transcript

Language

Identifier

EJenkinsEWilsonJH440711

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Transcription

16 Gainsborough Rd
Rainham
Essex
11.7.44
Dear Mrs Wilson
Thank you so much for your kind letter of sympathy, our sympathy is with you tro. [sic] in this terrible time of anziety [sic]. The only thing we can do is hope and pray that they are all safe somewhere, and they had such confidence in their leader, your husband that I
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feel that they must be somewhere.
I will certainly let you know soon as we hear anything about our boy, which I hope will be soon.
I must thank you again for your letter, as it helped me quite a lot. I have been so worried, but after reading your letter I felt better and more hopeful.
Yours very sincerely

[underlined] Eva Jenkins [/underlined]

[hand written on letter mount ENGINEER. SGT JENKINS.]

Citation

E Jenkins, “Letter to Mrs Wilson from mother of Sergeant Jenkins,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10809.

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