Letter from Douglas Hudson to his parents

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Letter from Douglas Hudson to his parents

Description

Letter number 6. Short note to let them know the he and the boys are OK. Mentions he got up until mid day and had been on duty previous night and morning. Writes that he had sent laundry and mentions receiving a letter passing on an address in Plymouth. Says rooster is fit and he takes him along when on duty.

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1944-02-25

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Two page handwritten letter and envelope

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE440225

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No. 6.
[postmark]
[postage stamp]
Mr. & Mrs. H. E. Hudson.
191. Halifax Road.
Nelson.
Lancashire.
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[underlined] Letter 6 [/underlined]
[page break]
Letter No. 6.
Friday. 1. pm
My Dear Mother & Dad,
Just a short line to let you know that I and the boys are O.K. I have only just had lunch, I did not get up until nearly mid-day as I had been on ‘duty’ the previous morning, or should I say night & morning.
I sent my parcel of laundry registered a few minutes ago & I was very pleased to receive the ‘cleans’ yesterday with cigarettes. Thank you so very much.
I received a letter card from E.W.F. this lunch time. His present address is:- Section Leader Fatham E. W 313425., Fire Station 19.17 – 15
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Salisbury Road. Plymouth. He doesn’t say what he is doing there however.
Rooster is keeping fit & I take him with me when I go on duty. The exercise seems to do him good.
I don’t think there is anything else to report just now. I hope the invalids next door will soon recover.
Keep smiling & of good cheer. All my love & best wishes as ever.
Douglas

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J D Hudson, “Letter from Douglas Hudson to his parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22948.

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