Postcard to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock

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Title

Postcard to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock

Description

A postcard sent to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock whilst a prisoner of war. He refers to his being shot down and surviving thanks to his Irvin parachute. He asks to be enrolled in the Caterpillar club.

Creator

Date

1944-03-26

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

On handwritten postcard

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EIrvinLLCurnockRM440326-0001,
EIrvinLLCurnockRM440326-0002

Transcription

Kriegsgefangenenpost
MITT LUFT POST
Postkarte

LESLIE L. IRVIN FRACS FRSA
ICKNIELD WAY
LETCHWORTH
ENGLAND
[page break]
Kriegsgefangenenlager

Datum: 26th March 1944

Dear Sir, on the 25th of February while operating over Germany, our aircraft was shot down in flames, but thanks to my Irvin chute I am alive and feeling fine. I am respectively [sic] requesting enrolment in the Caterpillar Club. Please send Pin to, Mrs A.G. Curnock, 59, Minehead Street, Leicester. Thanking you. I remain yours.
Sgt. Curnock R.M.

Collection

Citation

Dick Curnock, “Postcard to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22341.

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