Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Production date
30 Aug 1942

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Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 30 August 1942.

a) Bernard writes about life in the desert, aerial dogfights and capturing a downed Italian airman, taking Mass at an aid station nearby his position, receiving a five pound note he asked for and a patriotic parcel, as well as cooking for the troops that night.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs L M Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Envelope has a censor's stamps and a postage stamp. Written on Church Army letterhead.
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, printed and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 165 x 101mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Aug 1942
Display location
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/52, 88955
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