Letter from Dennis Batty to his mother

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Letter from Dennis Batty to his mother

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Reports arrival of paper and cigarettes. mentions taking exam and he will be able to get home for a leave. Continues next day, writes of taking exam that day and others in the future. Annotated 'Dennis last letter to me'.

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Two page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EBattyAHDBattyGV41XXXX-01

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F/SGT. D. BATTY.
SGTS MESS.
CGS
RAF.
CASTLE KENNEDY.
STRANRAER
[underlined] SCOTLAND [/underlined]

[inserted] Dennis last letter to me. [/inserted]

Dear Mother,

I received the paper & cigs today, thanks a lot, I am getting used to this now & have my first exam tomorrow on Sights etc. it promises to be tough but I think that I have it weighed up OK.

Some good news, I shall manage to get Home on Monday the 11th of August late at night if everything goes OK. I am going to

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Belfast this Monday if I can get for 2 days but I couldn’t get home & back I time.

Well, I am now continuing I left this off last night, I had the exam today & think I got through OK, but still have another fortnight or so to go yet Well give my love to all, I’m getting pretty lazy here so I will finish now, must write to Joan Winnie & Rose so Au Revoir,

Love to all,

[underlined] Dennis [/underlined]

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A H D Batty, “Letter from Dennis Batty to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26261.

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