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Reports arrival of mail and cigarettes. Hopes her and baby are getting on all right and is looking forward to seeing photographs. Writes of good weather, sunbathing and his garden. Has had no notification of baby from Red Cross. Thinks that war might…

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Writes he is fit and well and had a good Christmas including special Red Cross food parcel. Still waiting for weather to be cold enough to be able to ice skate. Had just had a little snow so far. Asks if she has decided a name for the baby and…

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Top - writes that he was in good health and getting plenty of food. Would appreciate cigarettes and gives address to send then to.

Bottom - Writes he is fit and well. Has met friend who sends best wishes. Asks for underwear to be sent in his…

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Informs her that no news had been received concerning her husband.

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Thanks her for her letter. Advises her to continue to address letters to Stalag 357 in case his move to Stalag Luft 3 did not take place.

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Glad to know that she had heard from her husband and noted his camp address. Mentions that they had been informed that husband had been promoted and had a new service number. Includes information on posting letters and parcels to prisoners of war.…

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Writes that her son had now been reported missing believed killed in action. Action had been taken as consequence of official German report sent to the international red cross, Geneva. The Air Ministry should have already reported where her son and…

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Regrets that there is no news of her son Pilot Officer E H Tansley. If they received any information they would pass it on. Mentions they hope she has had confirmation that her son was promoted and had been awarded received a DFC.

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Article concerning Sg Harold Moad previously reported missing is now reported as having lost his life. Gives some details of grave, enlistment and age. Mentions his brother is a prisoner of war. Contains full face b/w portrait. Two attached notes,…

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Writes sending her a copy of their circulars giving full directions about sending letters and parcels to her husband, who is a prisoner of war. The also send a circular regarding the sending of parcels to prisoners of war. They request that if she…

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Says that they are pleased to hear that she has had definite news that her husband is a prisoner of war. They advise that all correspondence concerning him will now be dealt with by the Prisoners of War Department and she should write to them to…

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Acknowledges receipt of her two letters and expressing their delight that she has received news of her husband, Squadron Leader Robert Wareing. They confirm that they have verified the broadcast and that as soon as official confirmation is received…

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In response to her letter. They inform her that so far no news has been received but that if they do receive news they will contact her immediately.

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Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

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She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

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Alan writes from Stalag Luft 3. He lists food to be sent in Red Cross parcels.

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A letter written from a prisoner of war camp to his family. He has just arrived and states that he is well. His tone is quite up beat.

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Sends sympathy over her bad news. Seems to have been through a similar experience.

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Writes that they are sorry they are for her at this difficult time. She is in their thoughts.

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She thanks Joan for her letter and gift. She was pleased to hear about Bob. She tells her the latest news and that her boyfriend has been reported missing from Arnhem. Thanks her for photograph and catches up with news of friends, tells of her…

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Writes that her husband is also being reported by the IRCC as captured and that her husband is being reclassified as a prisoner of war.

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Writes notifying her that the Red Cross regularly sends Invalid Foods and Medicines to all POW Camps and Hospitals where there are British prisoners of war, However, if she was anxious about her husband a report could be obtained from his Senior…

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Replying to her recent letter, they were glad that she had reassuring news and hope it would not be long before it was official. They had not yet had any news of her husband or his crew but would pass any news on if received. Suggests she should…

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