Airmail letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
02 Apr 1944
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 2 April 1944.

a) Bernard writes about getting out of hospital, not being as fit as he used to be after being in hospital for so long, area around the current camp, weather in the region, attending a Palm Sunday Mass, seeing films on spare time, a letter each for Louisa and Noeline, receiving letters from home, comments on Ray's latest letter to him, Bonisch and another individual possibly going back to New Zealand and asks after members of the family.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a postage stamp and censor's stamp. Signed by Bernard Madden acknowledging the prerequisites of sending post.
Production date
02 Apr 1944
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed, handwritten and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 210 x 140mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Mar 1944-Apr 1944
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/115, 89214
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