Two Postcards to Reg Wilson's Family

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Title

Two Postcards to Reg Wilson's Family

Description

Two postcards sent to Reg's home address. The first states that she heard Reg was listed as a prisoner of war and was safe and well. The second also gives his service number.

Creator

Date

1944-04-11

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two handwritten postcards

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

EColverdRWilsonM440411-0001, EColverdRWilsonM440411-0002

Transcription

[postmark Dagenham 12 April 1944]

[two postage stamps]

38 Joydon Drive,
Chadwell Heath,
[underlined] Essex. [/underlined]

[page break]

[postmark Stratford 12 April 1944]

[postage stamp]

Wilson
38 Joydon [deleted] Heath [/deleted] [inserted] Drive [/inserted] (?)
Chadwell Heath,
[underlined] Essex [/underlined]

[page break]

19, Urswick Road,
Dagenham
[underlined] Essex. [/underlined]

11-4-44.

Dear Mrs ---,

I’m glad to inform you that I heard your sons name in the list of prisoners-of-war over the radio [inserted] tonight [/inserted] I didn’t catch the name but I caught your address so I thought I would let you know in case you didn’t hear. Lady announcer said safe and well.

Yours sincerely,

Miss R. Colverd.

[page break]

8 ‘oclock [sic]

12.4.44.

Enemy radio says

Airman WILSON No. 1389401 is prisoner of war.

Good Luck

P.C.

Citation

R Colverd, “Two Postcards to Reg Wilson's Family,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 6, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35636.

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