Letter to Joan Wareing from W Key



Letter to Joan Wareing from W Key


Writes hoping that Joan heard her husband, Squadron Leader Bob Wareing’s message on 6/20/44. He conveys the message as best he remembers it saying that Bob feels much better now and is sorry about the leave and asks for Joan to write to him at his new address Stalag Luft I. The writer states that he was a soldier in the previous war.




One page handwritten letter


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W. Key
44 Nelson Rd
[underlined] Nr Doncaster [/underlined]
Dear Lady
I do Sincerly [sic] Hope you Heard. Sq Leaders Message at 6 PM Oct 24TH 1944. Well Here is What I managed for you He says He Feels Much Better Now. Also Says Sorry about Leave, But Hopes it Wont be Long, Before He his on Longer Leave for good Next Time. Also He Ask For You to Write Now, And This is His Present Address For Sure Pehaps [sic] you Know it. [underlined] Stalag Luft 1 [/underlined] Also Sends
All His Love Bob,
Sq Leader Waring 86325,
Kind Regards [underlined] W. Key
God Bless Him
You and All [/underlined]
I x Soldier Last War.



W Key, “Letter to Joan Wareing from W Key,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28214.

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