'On the Way'

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Title

'On the Way'

Description

Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1947-02-14

Rights

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Language

Identifier

ECookeWHCookeE470214-010001, ECookeWHCookeE470214-010002

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Transcription

14/2/47 [underlined]On the Way[/underlined]
Dear Folks,
The great day has at last arrived [underlined]I’m on my way home[/underlined] I went down to the orderly room yesterday and found that I’ve been LAC ACH/ GD with the rank of W/O [deleted]sing[/deleted] since last Feb. I’m therefore overdue release by about a week. I’ve been rushing about all over the camp since yesterday
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Getting [deleted]eal[/deleted] cleared etc. I’m so excited that I can’t write properly. I leave tomorrow for Bombay & I should be home in March. I’ll [deleted]ty[/deleted] try & send of some food parcels & try and get the odd present but I doubt if I’ll have time.
With a bit of luck I should be home to see May before she goes.
No more now, don’t write me again.
Love Bill XXXX

Collection

Citation

Bill Cooke, “'On the Way',” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 18, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/19686.

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