Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Production date
28 Dec 1941

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Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 28 December 1941.

a) Bernard talks about POW's escaping from enemy camps and returning to their units but no sign of Pat Madden, describes Christmas dinner at his camp, Father Spring conducting Mass, the weather and coming celebrations for New Year's Eve, the sending of a picture of Bernard's unit fresh from the Frontline, asks for a five pound note in order to pay for a trip to Alexandria and thanks Ray and Molly for their letters. Bernard also asks after other members of the family and gives his congratulations to Thelma and Jimmy on getting married.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a censor's stamp.
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Media/Materials description
Handwritten and stamped ink on paper
Height x Width: 220 x 175mm
Height x Width: 85 x 137mm
Subject date
Dec 1941
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Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/21, 88820
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