Letter to Joan Wareing from Margaret Day

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Letter to Joan Wareing from Margaret Day

Description

It begins by thanking Mrs Wareing for her letter. Goes on to mention getting a letter from Flight Lieutenant Hill telling the true story but she was sad about news of her Lou. She was glad that two got back safely and was sorry to hear of the captains burns. Thanks her for putting her in touch with the French girl who was looking after the graves.

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Date

1945-03-02

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Three page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EHawkesVWareingJ450303

Transcription

108 Kingston Road
Merlou SW. 19
2–3–45
[underlined] Dear Mrs Waring [sic] [/underlined]
First of all I should like to say thank you for your letter to me.
The news is very [underlined] sketchy [/underlined] one gets from he [sic] Air Ministry. I did However, get a very brave letter From F/L Hill telling me his true story. Although I was heartbroken at his news of my dear Lou [sic] I was proud that he did his job as it should be done.
I am glad that F/L Hill & Warrant Officer Torrans got back safely.
[page break]
But I am sorry to hear the Captain was badly burned.
I hoped his burns were superficial I do trust he will recover & get back safely to you.
Thank you so very much for introducing me to the French woman. I will get in touch with her as soon as possible.
What a dear kind girl she is to look after the graves. Jolas [sic], I am living for the time when I can go to France. And perhaps thank her in person,
The news you have given me will se–assure [sic] me to know that she promises faithfully to carry out her good mission,
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If you are writing to her will you please tell her how very grateful I am.
May I thank you again for writing me, v [sic] will you please thank the Captain. I know he did his very best job these dear boys before he was taken prisoner.
Margaret Day
[underlined] (Nee Hawkes) [/underlined]

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Citation

M Day, “Letter to Joan Wareing from Margaret Day,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27846.

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