To Jessie from Harry Redgrave

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Title

To Jessie from Harry Redgrave

Description

A one-page handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry relates how he managed to get his weekend pass after all.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1939-11-22

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One handwritten sheet

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ERedgraveHCRedgraveJM391122-0002

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Transcription

Bexhill on Sea
Wed Even
22.11.39

Dear Jessie,
After a great struggle I have got my long week end pass but this morning I realy [sic] thought we were going to be disappointed. As I told you Monday I had applied for it and it appears that there were a lot too many so the Flight Leader drew lots and I lost. When I got home last night the boys in my room told me I was unlucky. You can imagine how I felt. When the F.[Flight] Leader came in I was out but they all told him how miserable I would be and showed him your picture and Pams and said how anxious I was to see [deleted]them [/deleted] you. The outcome of their appeal was that the F.L. came in this morning and said that a chap named Steward might not want his pass. I met him and after much humming and haring he decided to let me have it. I'll tell you all the news Friday home about 7.P.M.
Lots of love
Harry
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Citation

Harry Redgrave, “To Jessie from Harry Redgrave,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/15785.

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