Letter to Mrs E Wright from WH Pease



Letter to Mrs E Wright from WH Pease


A letter to Mrs Wright and Doris with details of Monty's final resting place. He includes some family news.




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One handwritten envelope and double sided sheet


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[postmark] Warwick & Lemington Spa 7pm 21 Nov 1949 [postmark]
Mrs E Wright
Victoria St

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[printed] 73, Emscote Road, Warwick.

Dear Mrs Wright & Doris

It was extremely kind & thoughtful of you to send the paper on. Naturally we read it with great interest. I re echo your remarks of these lads sacrifice so that we may live but I have so many times remarked in conversations “If they could only see” what we are experiencing. I have at last received news of Montys[sic] final resting place so am enclosing the Air Ministry letter so that you can note particulars. I am looking forward to the day when I shall be able to pay a visit.

I have his oil painting in the dining room showing his dear smile from whatever angle I look. I do miss him so much that I have lost all interest in what was our one sport of fishing. I only wanted him as company. His sisters are all very well. The eldest Lilian has one big son aged 5 and Olive has two - one daughter

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aged 4 & one son aged 1. Dorothy is still at home with me. I am pleased to say I am keeping fairly fit and still take an interest in gardening.

I feel as you must do how time flies. Fancy Christmas so near again.

We all send our best wishes to you all.

Yours sincerely
W. N. Pease



WH Pease, “Letter to Mrs E Wright from WH Pease,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28302.

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