Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents

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Title

Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents

Description

Thanks them for account of Hedley's doings. Comments on bombing in Germany and Italy. Notes it takes months to get any news of missing crews. Catches up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-09-08

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Two page handwritten letter

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E[Author]A-AMadgettLR-AG430908

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Transcription

Sept 8th. 1943.

Green End
Crabtree Road
Camberley
Surrey.

Dear Joe and Peggy
Many thanks for your letter and all the news there is of dear Hedley also the note.
It was lovely to read such a good account of Hedleys conduct, and quite understand Peter wanting to join the R.A.F, if I could only get into a plane with a few bombs I'd love to have a go at Jerry, but still when you come to think of it it must be pretty awful in Germany and Italy what we are giving them. I have a feeling sometimes that Hedley is safe tell Peggy not to take it too much to heart as it takes months as you say to get news

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through So glad its not winter time if they come down on the water. How is Nellie these days hope O.K. we have not heard from her for some time now or Jim. Aunt leg is really much better I'm pleased to say, the trouble now is cramp in the night which is very upsetting as you can do [indecipherable word] nothing until it passes. What about Peggy coming down for a day or two for a change or both of you we should be pleased to see you
So must close thanking you and hope to hear you can come down for a day or two.
Best love from
Ada & Aunt

Citation

“Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 13, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18517.

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