Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
17 Mar 1943
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 17 March 1943.

a) Bernard writes about receiving letters and postcards from home, gives an update on individuals who have sent him mail, wanting more mail to be sent over, details of Noeline's latest mail, censoring of previously sent mail, a jaundice outbreak at El Alamein, losing a watch in Tripoli, means of buying and sending tobacco overseas and the unit moving out soon to new positions. Postscript mentions that Pat's letters are being returned and gives an address for the POW camp he is stationed at in Italy.

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.
Production date
17 Mar 1943
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, stamped and printed ink on paper.
Height x Width: 225 x 137mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Mar 1943
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/73, 89037
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