Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Church Army
Production date
01 May 1942
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 1 May 1942.

a) Bernard writes about being laid up in hospital, that surgery may not be necessary, the area he is staying in Syria, describes in detail the flower blooms in Syria and Palestine, Bill Madden finishing up his course soon, Frank Bennie escaping from Crete and having relapses of malaria, asking after individuals in the Napier area and wishing the family well.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes two censor's stamps and a postage stamp. Written on Church Army letterhead.
Production date
01 May 1942
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, printed and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 245 x 195mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Apr 1942-May 1942
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/38, 88897
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