Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife

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Title

Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife

Description

Catches up with family news. Writes of new flight and aircrew taking ground crew for a drink in Grimsby along with an amusing incident. Reminisces and thinks about after the war.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-05-21

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Format

Three page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EWynnIAWynnK430521

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Transcription

Waltham
[underlined] Grimsby [/underlined]
[underlined] 21-5- 43 [/underlined]

Darling,
Many thanks for the letter forwarded by you [inserted] Received [/inserted] this morning I didn’t want it really though. I am browned off again dear. Fed up and far from home. I had a letter from Rex & they are still waiting for something from the Inland Revenue people. He said if you had not disposed of the gold He could get a market for it So [sic] will you please get it to Chester.
I am expecting to come on leave again about the 3rd of June for 6 days, but I am not banking on that too definitely yet- I shant [sic] be surprised if it gets put

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back as usual. I could do with it now really as I am in a restless mood.

The other night (Wednesday we [corrected: was “was”] Inaugurated our new Flight All the Air crew took the Ground Crews into Grimsby on a binge. There was about 120 of us. We Monopolized [sic] the biggest Room in the Poshest Hotel & Fairly lit the town up. I have never seen such a big Booze up, and so orderly too There [sic] were two chaps who passed out, but none misconducted themselves in any way which was very surprising. There was one particularly amusing incident with The Revolving Door when a chap [corrected] couldn’t [/corrected] find his way out and just kept on walking Round & Round.
I wish this ruddy war was over I am utterly cheesed off with it

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I was looking at that snap of us where we have D in the sea and was longing violently for such times again I hope the war is over before I am too old to enjoy em [sic] again.

I wonder what will really happen after the war? [sic] Things are going to take a hell of a lot of straightening out again you know.
Have you sent the School bill in to the WSG Dept [Department] yet? get it off as quickly as possible please also the Drs. [Doctors] bill too.
Well Dearest I must close now. All my love to you darling I love you more than ever & wish you were here. Please tell me about David & what he is doing at school

All Yours
Always
Ian xxx

Collection

Citation

Ian Archer Wynn, “Letter from Ian Wynn to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 15, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11820.

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