Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula

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Title

Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula

Description

Number 11. Has received no further letters. Asks her to send one pound of tobacco a month. Asks she continue efforts to get people outside the empire to send food parcels. Sends latest chess move and mentions his poor health.

Date

1942-07-26

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two side handwritten postcard

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

EValentineJRMValentineUM420726

Transcription

No. 11 (P.Card) 26-7-42
No further letters from you since the first 2 received 14th July which I have read many times. An agonising wait ensues for the next. Please arrange to send 1 lb. tobacco per month. It won’t be expensive duty free, & continue your efforts to get food parcels from countries outside the Empire. Second chess game – I’m white – P – K4. Am slowly getting stronger but haven’t tried any violent exercise. At one time I could barely walk round the camp. Always thinking of you and longing for news. Always yours, John

Mrs U.M. Valentine
Lido
Tenterden Grove
Hendon, London N W 4
England
From
John R.M. Valentine
450

Lager-Bezeichnung
M-Stammlager Luft 8

Censor stamps P.W.1959 Gerpruft 32

Collection

Citation

John Ross Mckenzie Valentine, “Postcard from John Valentine to his wife Ursula ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19213.

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