Letter to his sister from Ellis Edwards

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Title

Letter to his sister from Ellis Edwards

Description

Thanks for parcel and comments on how slow the post is. Describes activities at Royal Air Force Lakenheath including a concert, a play and a dance. Thinks that he may get to see sister in a months time. Comments huge funeral in Wales.

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One envelope and three handwritten pages

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Transcription

[postage stamp]

[postage mark 23 Feb]

Mrs. Moreton
2 John Street
Rhos.Y.Waun
Chirk
[underlined] Wrexham [/underlined]

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Sgts Mess
Lakenheath
Monday

Dear Maggie

Thanks very much for the very nice parcel received safely but very late. You posted it about the 10th and I only got it last Saturday I had not noticed my name on the registered mail list so had not collected it You certainly intend me to look clean don’t you? especially about the [deleted] please [/deleted] face. Well Maggie news here is very scarce, as you can guess there

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is so much about here that I cannot write about. This last week we have had a concert in camp on Monday a Dance which I could not go to on Tuesday & on Wednesday a play by G.B.S and on Saturday a dance in the mess so last week was very busy. Apart from these things life still goes on here in a very quiet way nothing much apart from work You say you are busy well so am I and what you make I use now so it keeps us both busy

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May be home to see you in another month or so but will let you know later about it. What a huge funeral the Bwlch-Y-Rhiw people had all Wales was there I should think. By the way what kind of aircraft was it that crashed there must have been a big one to carry a crew of 7

Well Maggie I must finish off now. Thanking you once again for the useful parcel

Best wishes & love to Dad & yourself

Your loving brother

Ellis

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Citation

Ellis Edwards, “Letter to his sister from Ellis Edwards,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/982.

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