To Jessie from Harry Redgrave

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Title

To Jessie from Harry Redgrave

Description

A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes that he is moving from RAF Finningley to RAF Waddington and he will look for a place for Jessie to stay nearby.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1940-10-19

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Format

Two handwritten sheets

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Identifier

ERedgraveHCRedgraveJM401019-0001,
ERedgraveHCRedgraveJM401019-0002

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Transcription

[RAF Crest]

Sgts Mess
Finningley
Sat. 19.10.40

Dear Jessie,
This is the last letter you will get from Finningley and I am glad [deleted] you he [/deleted] I got your letter this evening or else it would have missed me. You certainly left it late before you wrote me and thats [sic] one you [corrected] owe [/corrected] me for this week.

Our postings are through and I am going to a Hampden Squadron. 44 Squadron, Waddington so you must write to me Sgts Mess. R.A.F. Station Waddington Lincs. I am the only Sergeant going there and am posted with a Squadron Leader. The other boys are going to Scampton Hemswell and Lindholme so they wont [sic] be too far away to prevent us having a night out occasionally. I shall be only two miles out of Lincoln so you must find out all you can about

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getting digs there and as soon as possible I will scout around myself. My new station is only twelve miles from Cranwell so I shall nip down and see Tom one day next week providing I am not over Berlin to [sic] often.

I shall try and get some leave as usual and maybe with better results. Who knows I may lucky [sic] this time. So I am going out for a final night with boys [sic] I must finish now and will write next from Waddington.

Lots of love dear and heres [sic] to the next time
Your loving husband
Harry xxxx

Citation

Harry Redgrave, “To Jessie from Harry Redgrave,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/15926.

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