Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
08 Dec 1943
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 8 December 1943.

a) Bernard writes about camp life, taking a days leave to visit a seaside town, quality of wine, Italian soldiers and civilians as allies instead of enemies, religious beliefs and customs, the supply situation regarding food and tobacco, mail received from New Zealand for the past few months, plans for Christmas, asks after Moira and Judy and asks how their favourite football teams have been faring.

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

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a postage stamp and censor's stamp. Written on YMCA/On Active Service letterhead.
Production date
08 Dec 1943
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed, handwritten and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 220 x 135mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Nov 1943-Dec 1943
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/97, 89187
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