Reg's last letter

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Title

Reg's last letter

Description

Written from the Sergeant's mess describing a dance at the station he had attended, family news and receiving a letter from Rose breaking off their relationship. Annotated 'Reg's last letter, received the same day as the news'.

Date

1943-07-07

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Format

Two hand written sheets

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Identifier

EMuirRWLMuirPE430707-0001, EMuirRWLMuirPE430707-0002

Transcription

Reg’s. last letter, received the same day as the news
C/O SGTS: mess
RAF Syerston
[underlined] Notts [/underlined]
7.7.43

My Dear mum,

Just a few lines in answer to your very welcome letter received today. I expect you will have received my parcel letters by now so there’s not much to write about.
I went to a dance on the station on Sunday & quite enjoyed myself. The band was quite [deleted] good & played all the popular numbers so I was quite happy. I received a letter from Mrs Groseman yesterday with the usual cigs in it. She told me about [undecipherable] all went round the standard [undecipherable].

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Glad that you enjoyed yourself. I’ll make it up to her on my leave.
Also received a cake from Aunt Lil yesterday, a very nice one too. I’ll write to her after I’ve finished this letter.
Also had a letter from Rose breaking everything off. I’ll tell you all about it when I see you also received a letter from Mrs [undecipherable] so I’m not doing too bad am I?
Very glad to hear about old Dad. I shan’t be sorry either. I’ll drop a line to Kay, although I don’t relish it.
Well dear will close now with all my love to you all
Req
[underlined] p.s [/underlined] Hope Edna’s getting on all right Love [underlined] Req [/underlined]

Citation

Reginald William Lingfield Muir, “Reg's last letter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 17, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/42563.

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