Letter from Harry Brooks to his wife

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Title

Letter from Harry Brooks to his wife

Description

Letter from Harry Brooks at RAF Waddington to his wife. He talks about arrangements for her coming to visit and he hopes he can get the time off.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Alan Pinchbeck
David Bloomfield

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Language

Identifier

EBrooksHSBrooksWM[date]-04

Transcription

LETTER
[page break]
Sgts Mess
RAF. Station
Waddington
Lincs
Thursday.
[RAF Crest]
Darling.
I received your two letters today and I was going to write and tell you to come up this weekend but I cannot guarantee that I shall be able to see you for long as I don’t know how busy I shall be.
Look darling if I [underlined] don’t [/underlined] phone tomorrow night come up but if it is not possible I shall phone you tomorrow and tell you which day will be
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[underlined] 2 [/underlined]
better for you.
I do hope that you are both well Sweetheart and am glad to say that my cold is a little better today.
I haven’t got much time and I want to catch the post so that you get this in the morning. So I’ll see you off the 4.57 train in the Main Booking Office on Saturday or if I am not there leave a message at the Milk Bar for you.
So cheerio sweetheart with all my love & may God bless you both & keep you safe for me always.
Harry
To my darling baby [eighteen kisses]
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[RAF Crest]
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tell you otherwise.
I went down to Lincoln last night and saw James Stewart & Hedy Lamaar [sic] in “Come live with me” and enjoyed it very much.
If I am not busy tonight I hope to go and see “Gone with the wind” as I do so want to see it.
Together with the cheque I am enclosing £5 which I said in Saturdays letter I was enclosing but could not register so I did not
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send it, and please darling buy yourself I [sic] nice coat won’t you. We will see what other things you want darling when I come home and then we can put the rest of the money away.
Well dearest I will close now with all my love and may God bless you both & keep you safe for me always.
I’ll write again tomorrow Sweetheart.
Harry.
[twelve kisses]
To my darling daughter, see you soon
Daddy [six kisses]

Collection

Citation

H Brooks, “Letter from Harry Brooks to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11315.

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