Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Production date
07 Feb 1943
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Public Domain

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Letter from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 7 February 1943.

a) Bernard talks about having a poisoned finger as well as his arm in a sling, a review of the Eight Army by Winston Churchill in Tripoli, missing another review due to having injections on the same day, weather in the region, being camped on the edge of a cultivated region, attending a course in radio operating at Regimental Headquarters, an update on Napier individuals, how Bill has been told of US soldiers cavorting with New Zealand women, receiving mail from home, asks after other members of the family and gives well wishes.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier. Includes a censor's stamps and postage stamp. Signed by Bernard Madden acknowledging terms of sending post.
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, stamped and printed ink on paper.
Measurements
Height x Width: 225 x 137mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Feb 1943
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/65/70
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/70, 89022
Accession number
2013/65/70

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