Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Production date
08 Mar 1942

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Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 8 March 1942.

a) Bernard writes about receiving parcels from home and taking delivery of a parcel for Bill and Pat. Gives a detailed account of the trip from Egypt to Syria and Palestine. Bernard describes the local regions, currency and commercial ventures. States that Pat has been officially listed as a POW by the local paper.

Written on YMCA/Active Service, Maadi Camp 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.
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, stamped and printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 280 x 220mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Nov 1942
Display location
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/31, 89003
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