Postcard from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine



Postcard from Ursula Valentine to her husband John Valentine


Thanks him for letter and mentions she has sent him a parcel and that a cousin has been reported missing. Says that acquaintance who has been interned has now been classified as friendly alien, she will be released and that she will stay with Ursula as she has nowhere else to go.



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Two sided handwritten postcard


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[post card]
Hendon N.W.4, 1pm 30 JLY 1941
Cadet J.R.M. Valentine 1251404
[underlined] Jurby [/underlined]
Isle of Man

Lido, 30th July
Thanks very much for your long letter, sorry you had such a poor reception. It certainly would be better if you were billeted out. I sent off a small parcel to you yesterday which I hope has arrived safely. Aunt Con writes today that my cousin Pearse, son of Uncle Arnold, of the Fleet air Arm, is reported missing. Isn't it sad, his wife has just had a small son Anthony. Mrs Stenzel writes that she has been reclassified as Friendly Alien & will therefore be released when she has somewhere to go, so I am writing to the authorities today to say she can come here. I hope you can visit her before she leaves, there's sure to be some delay. It will be nice to have her here. Yours ever, Ursula.



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