Postcard from Douglas Hudson to his parents

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Title

Postcard from Douglas Hudson to his parents

Description

Writes he has had no news from them for three weeks and mentions he is writing letter as well. Comments on how he hopes they are doing and about the current weather. Asks to be remembered to all especially one correspondent who has sent him many letters, He comments he is growing fat due to lack of exercise but it would be better to be thin and at home.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1941-04-04

Contributor

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Format

Two sided handwritten poscard

Language

Identifier

EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE410404-01

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

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[underlined] BRITISH PRISONER OF WAR [/underlined]
SGT. CHEF J.D. HUDSON
CAMP DE SEJOUR SURVEILLÉ
LE KEF
TUNISIE
AFRIQUE DU NORD
4-4-41
My Dear Mother & Dad
No news from you for nearly three weeks. Have written a letter to you today by Air Mail., hope it gets through quickly. My thoughts are always with you – under your new conditions – I send you my best wishes for a happier and more settles future. Summer is coming now & consequently it is getting hotter again. Please remember me to anyone you write to especially E. W. who has sent me letters regularly. I sent him a p e. 2 weeks ago. I am still
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[underlined] POSTE PRISONER DE GEURRE [/underlined] F.M
[postmark]
[ink stamp]
Keeping well & growing fat literally. Lack of exercise. Dad ought to be here instead of me if he wants to fill out. Believe me its better to be thin, & be in England, even if you don’t get the blue skies. Well cheerio now, keep up the letter writing, All my love & best wishes
Douglas
MRS. H.E. HUDSON
CRANFORD
SCOTLAND ROAD
NELSON
LANCASHIRE
ANGLETERRE

Collection

Citation

James Douglas Hudson, “Postcard from Douglas Hudson to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 13, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22516.

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