Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk

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Title

Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk

Description

Notifies them that 61 Squadron has now moved to RAF Coningsby. She writes that her son's post office savings book has been found. There was still no news of their son but she is still hopeful.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

David Bloomfield

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

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Identifier

EPalkRTMadgettLRXX0124

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Transcription

24th Jan.
13 Bridge Road
Merton Park
SW 19

Dear Mr Madgett.
In case you did not know, I thought you would like to know that No 61 Squadron has moved to a new locality, it is Conningsby, Lincoln. Stanley’s Post Office savings book has been found among some papers in the Flight Office during the clearance from Syerston, & the F/O sent it on to me with a note to that effect. He also said, “There is still no news of your son, but we are still hopeful that good news will come through in the near future”. So we must keep hoping.
I trust that Mrs Madgett & yourself are well
Yours sincerely
Rose M Palk

Citation

R Palk, “Letter to Hedley Madgett's parents from Rose Palk,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18724.

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