Airmail letter, Bernard Madden

Production date
03 Apr 1945

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Airmail letter from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 3 April 1945.

Bernard writes about being allowed out of the hospital bed, putting on weight, watching a football game between New Zealanders and Balkan Air Force servicemen, having afternoon tea with nurses, receiving mail from Bill, activities to pass the time in hospital and sports games taking place.

Addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a postage stamp, censor's stamp and 3 pence postal stamp.
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Media/Materials description
Printed, handwritten and stamped ink on paper.
Unfolded: Height x Width: 245 x 195mm
Subject date
Mar 1945-Apr 1945
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Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/145, 89323
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