Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
09 Aug 1942
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 9 August 1942.

a) Bernard writes about arriving at Maadi, the death of Leatha, the trip from Palestine to Egypt, a trip into Cairo, working out how many letters have come in throughout the year and when another can be expected, weather in the area, further foot troubles and an update on individuals he knows in his unit and a scheme for sending items to POW's.

Written on National Patriotic Fund Board/On Active Service letterhead.

b) Envelope addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a censor's stamp and postage stamp. Signed by Bernard Madden acknowledging conditions of posting.
Production date
09 Aug 1942
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Production period
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Media/Materials description
Handwritten, stamped and printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 210 x 135mm
Subject date
Aug 1942
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/54, 88981
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