Letter from Joan Wareing, to Robert Wareing

EWareingJWareingR440804.pdf

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Letter from Joan Wareing, to Robert Wareing

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Sent via the air ministry. Writes that she had had no letter from him that day and then goes on to describe her activities and that she was missing him.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-04

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Front of envelope and 3 page hand written letter

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EWareingJWareingR440804

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[front of envelope]
Return to Sender on Air Ministry Instructions
[postmark] SCUNTHORPE 11-AM 5 AUG 1944 LINCS.
[3 postage stamps]
Squadron Leader Robert Wareing. D.F.C,
[label pasted over address] REASON FOR REDIRECTION
Air Ministry Instruction
SIGNATURE OF POSTAL CLERK [signature]
[postmark] HUNTINGDON 14 AU 44
NOTE
PLEASE INFORM YOUR CORRESPONDENTS OF YOUR CORRECT POSTAL ADDRESS
R.A.F. FORM 1674.
NEW ADDRESS HERE
TO Air Ministry
(S.7.(B))
London
V.P. Co. 51-7771.
[page break]
56, West Common Gardens,
Old Brumby,
Scunthorpe,
Lincolnshire.
August 4th 1944.
My Darling [underlined] Bob. [/underlined]
Alas! dear, there is no letter for me again today. I am feeling very disappointed too, but possibly you have been unable to find time so I will forgive you.
I have had a very busy day helping ‘AJ’ all the afternoon with his personal stuff etc, and typing most of the morning.
Eileen returned my mail today & a long letter saying how much happier she feels now she is a married woman!!!
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ii
She said they had heavenly few hours together, even if only in Leicester - I don’t suppose it would matter much where they went. She enclosed the local paper with press photo and full detailed account including the veil was ….. and lent by the bride’s friend - Mrs Robert Wareing - I will take care of the contents dear.
A.J. was asking if I played tennis, golf or anything. She thinks it would do me good for health etc. She plays at Lindsay Tennis Club. Holme Hall Golf Club & recommended both as good sensible folk. We shall be
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able to do [underlined] our sport [/underlined] etc. together after the war. I explained, I feel somewhat lost without you around. She seems to understand my feelings & is very helpful to me indeed. I feel quite happy there and I know am better in health since I started working again.
Nothing terribly exciting seems to have happened around here. How are you doing among the spare parts??
Well dearest one. Cheers for now and God Bless You for Ever [underlined] Yours [/underlined]
[signature]
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J Wareing, “Letter from Joan Wareing, to Robert Wareing,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 18, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28269.

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