Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk

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Title

Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk

Description

Letter from another crew member's mother thanking the Madgetts for their letter and newspaper cuttings. She writes there is no definite proof they lost their lives so hope they will see them again.

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Date

1944-10-24

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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EPalkRTMadgettLR-AG441024

Transcription

13 Bridge Road
Merton Park
SW 19
Oct 24th 1944

Dear Mr & Mrs Madgett.
Thank you so much for your letter. I hope that you are both well. I will now return the Souters letter and the cutting from the Daily Telegraph. I shall be pleased to keep your cutting from your local paper. After reading Mrs Souter’s letter & hearing about the other boys, I am more convinced than before, that our dear boys are somewhere. We have had no definite proof that they lost their lives so we must go on hoping, especially to see them again. I have never once told myself that Stanley is gone, there is always a little voice that says he is alright on the days I have felt sad.
If I should be lucky enough to have some good news, I shall ring your house the very minute I know.
With kindest regards
Yours sincerely
Rose M Palk

Citation

R Palk, “Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18723.

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