Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
28 Sep 1942
Current rights
Public Domain
See full details

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 28 September 1942.

a) Bernard writes about returning to Maadi camp, being x-rayed for stomach ulcers and being diagnosed with severe inflammation, being discharged from the British hospital to a New Zealand one, buying a new pipe and a tin of Napier-made tobacco, having his truck shot at on a trip into the desert, meeting Bill in Palestine, planning a trip to Cairo for Christmas cards and presents to send home, the rate of sending and receiving mail and well wishes for the family.

Written on YMCA, Lowry Hut/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.
Production date
28 Sep 1942
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, stamped and printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 275 x 215mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Sep 1942
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/58, 88992
Accession number


Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.