Letter to Kathleen Wynn from Fred Hardman

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Letter to Kathleen Wynn from Fred Hardman

Description

Letter to Kathleen from Fred Hardman who expresses his sympathy on hearing that Ian is missing.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Two page handwritten letter

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EHardmanFWynnK[Date]

Transcription

1057748 Cpl. [Corporal] Hardman
H.Q. R.A.F.
[underlined] Preston [/underlined]

Dear Kathleen,
Just a few lines as an expression of my deepest sympathy after hearing from Mother of your bad news.
I know, Kathleen, nothing I can say will ease your anxiety but what you must [underlined] not [/underlined] do is to give up hope for Ian’s safety. Scores & Scores of our boys reported as
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missing turn out to be quite safe so first trust in God’s guidance and all will be well.
I know you wont [sic] feel very much like writing at present so dont [sic] bother to answer this: of course I shall be pleased to hear of any good news as soon as you receive it.
For the present then, my very [smudged] sincere [/smudged] regards to you & youve [sic] been [undecipherable]
Sincerely Yours
[underlined] Fred Hardman [/underlined]
I am pleased to say my head is much better.

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Citation

F Hardman, “Letter to Kathleen Wynn from Fred Hardman,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 18, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11507.

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