Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife

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Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife

Description

He writes of the weather and social activities at RAF Cark.

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Date

1943-11-15

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Two handwritten sheets

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EGortonHGortonLCM431115-0001,
EGortonHGortonLCM431115-0002

Transcription

Cark 15/11/43
Dearest,
I hope you had a good journey, & didn’t catch cold. Perhaps it is warmer at Newhouse, but, it has been very cold here today, & I have been wearing my scarf for the first time.
There has been no work to do today, & there will be none tomorrow. It’s been just as well, as I felt fairly tired, & recovered only after spending the afternoon sitting in front of the Mess fire. Even so, I managed to muster up enough energy to have a good game of men’s doubles at Badminton before lunch. I wish you could have played; I’m sure you’d have enjoyed it.
In case my posting doesn’t materialise, I’ve arranged my leave for Dec 3rd – 14th, but
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although I badly want to see you again, I’d sooner get away from here. Still, I suppose one can expect hold ups in winter.
Otherwise there’s nothing to report. Thank you very much darling for coming to see me & giving me such a lovely time. It was worth any amount if money. I hope you’re feeling the benefit of the change, & are not too upset by the journey.
All my love,
Harold

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Harold Gorton, “Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 28, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9150.

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