Letter from Tom Wadeson to Jean Wadeson

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Letter from Tom Wadeson to Jean Wadeson

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Thanks her for her letter and apologises for not replying earlier but he had been very busy. Mentions waiting for next leave which would be delayed by three days. Asks for her news and says thing were quiet there when they were not flying. Mentions that one of his pals was killed recently in a crash and things were quiet without him. Signs off say he has a night trip that night.

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Three page handwritten letter

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[crest of the Canadian Y.M.C.A.]
ON ACTIVE SERVICE
1488406.
SGT WADESON. T.E
No fixed address.
Dear Jean
Thanks very much for your letter & postcard I am sorry I did not write before but for the past 2 weeks I have had no time at all as I have been rushing to get through my work here to get on leave again, but I had hoped to be home on wednesday [sic] night but as things are it will probably be saturday [sic] and that will cut my leave down by about 3 days but I still
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hope to get about 10 days so it will not be too bad at that.
I hope you had a good time at Euston and feel more like work!!!
Things are very quiet here when I am not flying but it is not so bad. By the way one of my pals was killed this week in a crash and it has been darned quiet without him. but still these things do happen and there is nothing we can do about it
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Well Jean I have not much news and it is 06.15 (A.M.) so I think I will role into bed untill [sic] 1200 hrs.
Then I will have to get back to work again ready for another night trip tonight so I will ring off.
Cheerio Lots of Love
[signature]
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T E Wadeson, “Letter from Tom Wadeson to Jean Wadeson,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 25, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/32468.

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