Letter from Robert Wareing to his wife Joan

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Title

Letter from Robert Wareing to his wife Joan

Description

He advises that his aircraft was hit by a night fighter but he managed to parachute out. He has several blisters and burns but a French doctor has tended him. He is now a prisoner and his personal effects are in a good place.
He will be in hospital about 30 miles from Le Havre.

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Date

1944-08-09

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Format

Two page handwritten letter

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

EWareingRPillotsJ440808

Transcription

MAURICE LEDUN
35, RUE DE LA PLAGE
FECAMP
TEL. 0.95
[page break]
la Cerlangue en Seine Inferieure
Tuesday August 9th 1944
Seven. oclock p.m
Squadron Leader
WAREING Robert
86325
to
Mrs Robert Wareing
56 West Common Gardens
[underlined] SCUNTHORPE [/underlined]
(Lincolnshire)
England
[deleted] M [/deleted] Our air craft has been touched by a night fighter. It has fallen down in fire, but I had time to jump off in parachute.
[page break]
I got several important blisters and burns, but a french [sic] doctor tended me with great skilfulness. - I hope to be soon in good health – I am now a prisoner, not for a long time – My watch, ring, personal papers and money are in good place. I am to sleep in a hospital at about 30 miles from Havre.
Cheeri – o and good luck
Love to everybody
[underlined] Robert Wareing [/underlined]

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Citation

R Wareing, “Letter from Robert Wareing to his wife Joan,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27905.

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