Postcard from Wally Layne to his wife

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Title

Postcard from Wally Layne to his wife

Description

Says he had received 200 cigarettes, first for ages and was sorry she had started smoking. catches up on mail received. Mentions friend and arrival of parcels and contents. Mentions getting 3/4 of Red Cross parcel in last 7 weeks.

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Date

1944-11-24

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Format

One sided handwritten prisoner of war postcard

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

ELayneWHLayneAJ441124

Transcription

Kriegsgefangenenlager

Nov 24/44

My dearest Joan, have just received 200 cigs from Frank, first I've had for ages, sorry to hear you have started smoking, you will please yourself tho' I've no doubt. Received mail from you Oct 9. 12. 16. 20. have done well for mail sorry you're not getting it. Robbiewell, got clothing parcel today, glad for his sake. Received June but not my March one, send mostly choc in my next, cigs quite a problem, living on charity. Have had 3/4 of a red + food parcel in last 7 weeks. Give my love to David more to you. W.

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Citation

W H Layne, “Postcard from Wally Layne to his wife,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30810.

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