Two postcards to Wally Layne's wife

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Title

Two postcards to Wally Layne's wife

Description

Top - from Wally Layne reporting arrival of five letters that month. Says he has a cold and wishes the weather would settle. Mentions, snow, long winter and that he had had no parcels yet.

Bottom - from Robbie. Thanks her for letters and mentions other friends in camp.

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Date

1944-03-30

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Two handwritten prisoner of war postcards

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ELayneWHLayneAJ440330

Transcription

Kriegsgefangenenlager
Datum March 30/44

My dearest Joan, I have had five letters from you this month, so I cant [sic] grumble at all. I have had a rotten cold but am feeling OK now. I wish the weather would settle, we had a heavy fall of snow yesterday, the winter is very long in this part of the world. I havent [sic] received any parcels yet, they take a long time dont [sic] they. Dont [sic] forget me, I shall want a full account of all your actions. All my love Walt.

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Kriegsgefangenenlager
Datum 30 MARCH 1944

Dear Mrs Layne. Very many thanks for letter, I am with Wally though I didnt [sci] know he was here when he was in [censored word] He has had more mail than I have now which[?] is good going. I haven't met Bob yet Jack and Joe are in [censored] where Wally was. He was there with them for a while. Give my regards to Bob and Chalky when you write. Hoping we may soon have a reunion meeting. All the best Robbie.

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W H Layne and Robbie, “Two postcards to Wally Layne's wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 14, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30793.

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