Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Church Army
Production date
06 Jun 1942
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 6 June 1942.

a) Bernard talks about still being on convalescent leave in the hospital, being promoted a grade, returning to his unit soon, army drills and route marches, the desert heat, details of a letter from Phil, possible locations to go on leave, entertainment provided by locals, not having heard from Bill Madden in a while and having sent tobacco to Pat Madden in Italy.

Printed on Church Army letterhead.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a censor's stamp and postage stamp. Written on Order of St John/Red Cross Society letterhead.
Production date
06 Jun 1942
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, printed and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 255 x 195mm
Height x Width: 110 x 152mm
Subject date
Jun 1942
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/44, 88920
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