Letter to Reg Wilson's Parents

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Letter to Reg Wilson's Parents

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The letter is written by William McEwan [indecipherable] expressing sympathy about the news of Reg.

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Date

1944-06-25

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One double sided handwritten sheet

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EMcEwanHeronWWilsonWJ-M440125-0001, EMcEwanHeronWWilsonWJ-M440125-0002

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[Boys Brigade crest]

[underlined] THE BOYS’ BRIGADE [/underlined]

OBJECT The advancement of Christ’s Kingdom among Boys, and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-respect, and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness.

8th West Essex Company
Seven Kings Congregational Church

Jan 25th, 1944

Dear Mr. Mrs. Wilson,

It is with the deepest sorrow that we learn the news about Reg. last Thursday and we hasten to join you in the sincere hope that we may hear good news of him soon.

I know I need hardly tell you how much Reg., and indeed all the boys of his generation have meant to Mrs. Heron and myself during the past seven years, and the advent of this war has meant the dashing of so many hopes, so many plans, so many opportunities whereby we had hoped to serve them as time went on. Still we know that we have retained their friendship in a marked

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degree and this has been to us something that is quite beyond our valuation.

Feeling as we do towards your Reg. we can appreciate still more your feelings as his Mother and Father at this time.

May I add with all sincerity that if there is any way in which I can serve him you [inserted] have [/inserted] only to command.

With our assurance that our thoughts are with you and him at this time.

Yours sincerely,

[signature]

Citation

William McEwan, “Letter to Reg Wilson's Parents,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35640.

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