Letter from George Bilton to his mother

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Letter from George Bilton to his mother

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Writes that he was okay after operation to Brunswick and now had only seven left to finish tour. Returned with 72 holes in the aircraft. Relates seeing films and discusses clothing. Mentions a visit by the King to Middleton St George.

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Two page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EBiltonGHABilton[Mo][Date]-01

Transcription

175723 P/O Bilton
Officers Mess
RCAF Croft
Darlington

Sunday

My Dear Mother

Just another lere [sic] to let you that I am OK after yesterdays off on Brunswick 7 more [indecipherable word] then we are finished We had a good trip exsept [sic] for a few odd things, the lads in our hut in our hut came back with 72 holes in the kite, they had a very shacky do.

I saw a good film show to night [sic] The tourch [sic] still burns, all about nursing, it was quiute [sic]

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1 Pair of Pyjams [sic]and 1 Pullover, the Pyjamas cost me £1 so they should be good, I will send my Blue Pullover home, I also had to buy my Battle dress,

I saw a very good film in town Alli [sic] Barba and the forty thieves

The King was at Middleton yesterday he gave the Gongs out Frank was there and shook hands with him

Well I will close now as I have some work to [deleted] you [/deleted] do so I will close with love from your loving son

George
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Citation

G H A Bilton, “Letter from George Bilton to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 11, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33330.

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