Letter to Mrs Wareing from P. R. Sherlock

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Title

Letter to Mrs Wareing from P. R. Sherlock

Description

Writes in response to her letter. He thanks her for her letter and hopes she is continuing to receive news of her husband but not to worry if the post is erratic or stops as this may happen before Germany’s collapse. He also advises her that he is in hospital due to contracting tuberculosis in Germany and will be in hospital for the next two years.

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Date

1945-03-12

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

ESherlockPRWareingJ450312

Transcription

[inserted] replied 19/2/45 [sic] [/inserted]
C & H Ward,
RAF Station Hospl.
Kirkham,
Lancs.
12.3.45
Dear Mrs. Wareing,
Many thanks for your letter. I hope you are continuing to receive news of your husband. You must not worry if the postal situation from Germany becomes erratic, or even ceases altogether. This will be one of the first things to happen before Germany’s collapse.
In reply to your kind enquiries regarding my injuries, I [inserted] am [/inserted] not really injured in the military sense, but had the misfortune to develop tuberculosis while in Germany. This was sufficient to get me repatriated, but as I have to spend two years in hospital here it
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seems that repatriation and freedom are not necessarily synonymous.
With Best Wishes,
Yours sincerely,
[signature]

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Citation

P R Sherlock, “Letter to Mrs Wareing from P. R. Sherlock,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 30, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27895.

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