Letter from Roy Ellis to his Wife

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Title

Letter from Roy Ellis to his Wife

Description

A letter from Roy to his wife, Boo. It is full of passion, he is missing her terribly and looking forward to being with her in two weeks.

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Date

1943-08-28

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Spatial Coverage

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Format

Three handwritten sheets

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SEllisRHG918424v10007-0001, SEllisRHG918424v10007-0002

Transcription

Sgt ELLIS. R. 918426.
c/o Sgts Mess.
R.A.F. Station:
Lakenheath:
Brandon Road:
Suffolk: August 28th 1943:

My very own darling girlie:

I did not write to you yesterday as I really did not have a moment to spare, do forgive me my darling, however, “here I am” today!

The 10/- arrived today and thank you [underlined] very [/underlined] much too my pet – it was terribly sweet of you to send it to me:

I am [indecipherable word] hear that Ken is feeling better

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Boo’, and I’m sure that in time he’ll be feeling his old self again, but I still rather doubt wether [sic] he’ll he’ll [sic] fly for very much longer as one’s eyesight is [underlined] all [/underlined] important:

Last night we were ‘on’ again quite eventful and [underlined] very [/underlined] tiring – 8 hours my pet! Anyway - by this time I expect you have read all about it – and I’d rather forget [underlined] all [/underlined] about it!

I wonder wether [sic] you can get me some ‘Dreme’ shampoo dearest? – I [underlined] would [/underlined] like some – but there is [underlined] no [/underlined] hurry – really xx.

When you recieve [sic] this letter my previous it will be only two weeks - (14days) until we’re together again –

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won’t it be [underlined] heaven [/underlined] my sweetheart? we shall be [underlined] so [/underlined] happy – and we’ll do [underlined] just [/underlined] as we please. My Boo I love you [underlined] very [/underlined] much indeed – so [underlined] much [/underlined] more than I think you know: I simply [underlined] Pine [/underlined] for you and the days when we shall be able to live together again, dearest – [underlined] dearest [/underlined] Boo – my [underlined] very [/underlined] darling wife:

God bless you my precious and keep you safe for me – I adore you again:

Forever and Always:

Your very own darling:

[underlined] Roy [/underlined] xxxx
xxxx.

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Citation

Roy Ellis, “Letter from Roy Ellis to his Wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28597.

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