Letter to Mrs Madgett

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Title

Letter to Mrs Madgett

Description

From Marjorie Eccles stateing that her brother Warrant Officer Lucien Eccles was killed on 15 July 1944 was a great friend of Hedley Madgett and had spoken of him often. She had learned from another friends relation that Hedley had been missing since 15 Augsut 1943 [sic].

Creator

Date

1944-07-30

Language

Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EEcclesMMadgettLR440730

Transcription

655, Manchester Rd
Chequerbent
Near Bolton
Lancashire
July 30th 1944

Dear Mrs Madgett
It is with sad regret I write to let you know that my brother Warrant Officer Lucien Eccles was killed on active service on the 15th July 1944.
As your son Hedley, Bill Girdwood and my brother were great friends I thought you should know Lucien spoke about Hedley quite a lot. I also learned from Mrs Girdwood that Hedley has been missing since 5th August 1943
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This is a cruel war, it seems Mrs Madgett that we are sharing the same troubles
Yours Sincerely
Miss Marjorie Eccles

Citation

M Eccles, “Letter to Mrs Madgett,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18699.

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