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Writes a little of recent activities and discusses state of parcels on arrival. Writes about fatalism of aircrew and then goes on to describe recent leave in Sussex and Edinburgh and other parts of Scotland then finishing in Sheffield.

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Catches up with recent mail. Says not to worry about life insurance and catches up with her news and other gossip of doings. Concludes with cricket commentary.

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Says that things are going along fine but doing a bit more work and finds it interesting. Mentions seeing 'Blythe Spirit' and comments on surface mail. Poor photocopy cannot with start too faint to read.

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Catches up with recent mail and mentions that many colleagues have not had much mail. Catches up on her activities at home and mentions shows he had seen. Says he had a small celebration recently.

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Writes that mail has caught up with him. Mentions Jim had been in hospital. Says he had been shifted about and describes activities on recent weekend in local town. Mentions chapel is only a few huts away from his and they have mass a couple of time…

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Writes he is still waiting to return to unit. Catches up with mail to and from and writes of religious matters. Asks about father's health and continues with more religious discussion. Explains about camp and camp hospitals with explanation of how…

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Apologises for not writing recently but he had done little but fly. Tells story about crewmember. Mentions not receiving mail for a week and other gossip.

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Writes about mail received and sent. Getting plenty of flying despite weather. Mentions that cricket is the rage on the station and has had a few games including international with the Australians on top. Catches up with other gossip.

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Reports on arrival of mail from home. Mention spending leave on a farm in Cornwall. Catches up on news from home. Writes that he hates the sight of London and describes why.

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Writes that he sent a birthday cable and says a little about his current situation, that he was getting leave and had applied for a country place in Devon or Cornwall. Mentions types of mail and arrival times. Describes a day out in the country and a…

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Writes of recent activities and his finances. Mentions that he had been eating a lot of fruit and that food was not too bad. Comments that he had spent a lot on taxis but they were handy but the dancing was woeful but some of the girls were OK.

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Catches up with family news and mail as well as mentioning a little about his course and the chance of getting leave. Continues with general gossip.

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Writes about his activities on leave in Katanning, Western Australia. Mentions going to Perth and that it was a month since he had finished his course but still no posting. Writes of his activities on base. He asks after friends and catches up with…

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Writes about his leave in South Africa and going to the races.

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Writes that she was thrilled to meet him and read his letters. One of the girls who wrote to him was a friend of hers although they had now lost touch. She hoped that he would come back to England but that meeting people who's lives had been saved by…

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Writes that that Pat Hogan was with the Lady Ryder's overseas forces committee. He was with friends and reported that they were looking well and that he would write a line to parents and wives as it was nice to know independently that they are OK.

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Letter covering enclosed certificates for service and discharge covering the period he was an airman and covering the period he was an officer on the active list of the Royal Australian Air Force.

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P J Hogan signs for receipt of Royal Australian Air Force airmen's certificate of service and discharge and officer's certificate of service.

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Thanks him for letter and the gift of a parcel of food. He states that contents were distributed to those still with them that were working at the time that the particular parachute that saved his life was manufactured. Says his address was given to…

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Writes about contents not to bother with in food parcels. Writes of not flying for 14 days and other activities. A large part of this letter was damaged and is unreadable.

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Reports arrival of her previous letters and says he is now stationed in Hertfordshire a few miles from Royston. States that the Americans had left the place in a mess. Writes about Australian cricket side's scores and performance. Gives address of…

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Comments on reliability of mail lately. Mentions leave and activities in Edinburgh with other members of crew. Writes of family issue with Kevin. A large part of this letter is damaged and unreadable.

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Comments on arrival of mail and that some for others had gone astray. Describes leave spent in Ireland in Dublin. which he compares favourably with dirty, old depressing England. Enjoyed food over there that was not available in England and describes…

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Thanks her for letters but says there had been little to write about his end and he was cheesed of with hanging about. Reports doing his first operation for seven weeks, it was an easy one but was hit by flak. Talks a little of his new crew.…

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Reports arrival of recent mail. Writes that he has received letters from the parents of each of the boys who seem to have taken it well apart from on father who was upset when he wrote. Catches up with other news of acquaintances. Says life is…
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