“Jack’s war” – twenty years in the British Army , item 21

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 Item top-right, handwritten note: 

luck I think this

all home to say

for this time will

Mrs Fay  was asking

no for her and

 ...  the neighbours

I will close 

now

whit

best

Love

to you

xxxxx

xxxxx


I Remain

Loving

Husband

Jack


 at side 

Same address


good night


 Item 2, middle-right. Handwritten address: 

Mrs Bates

Marsh Rd

Drogheda

Ireland


 In ink at left side: 

Pte Bates


 Rubber stamp: 

PASSED

BY

CENSOR

No.

1622


 Item 3, bottom-right. Postmarked: 

LONDONDERRY

6 AM

2 MAY

1939


 Handwritten address: 

Mrs J Bates

5 Scotch-hall

Marsh Road

Drogheda


 Item 4, bottom-middle - Handwritten note 

Jan 17/19


My Dear Wife

Just answer to most

kind and welcome

letter I got to

Day I was sorry

to see that your

head and neck is

so bad whit you

yet but for god

sake look after it

better why dont

you get a bottel

of Clarke blood


 

Item 5, bottom-left - Handwritten note

 

and I wanted

bad your a good

girl well Dear

the first chance

I get I will send

you on some money

but it might be

some time yet

does Joe come to

see you now if

he do tell him

I was asking

for him


 Item 6, top-left. Handwritten note: 

My Dear wife

I had to take

this letter out of

letter Box has I

been told pack

up for home on

the 27 Jan I be

home early next

month so Dont

write more

because it get

lost so be

waching me

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 Item top-right, handwritten note: 

luck I think this

all home to say

for this time will

Mrs Fay  was asking

no for her and

 ...  the neighbours

I will close 

now

whit

best

Love

to you

xxxxx

xxxxx


I Remain

Loving

Husband

Jack


 at side 

Same address


good night


 Item 2, middle-right. Handwritten address: 

Mrs Bates

Marsh Rd

Drogheda

Ireland


 In ink at left side: 

Pte Bates


 Rubber stamp: 

PASSED

BY

CENSOR

No.

1622


 Item 3, bottom-right. Postmarked: 

LONDONDERRY

6 AM

2 MAY

1939


 Handwritten address: 

Mrs J Bates

5 Scotch-hall

Marsh Road

Drogheda


 Item 4, bottom-middle - Handwritten note 

Jan 17/19


My Dear Wife

Just answer to most

kind and welcome

letter I got to

Day I was sorry

to see that your

head and neck is

so bad whit you

yet but for god

sake look after it

better why dont

you get a bottel

of Clarke blood


 

Item 5, bottom-left - Handwritten note

 

and I wanted

bad your a good

girl well Dear

the first chance

I get I will send

you on some money

but it might be

some time yet

does Joe come to

see you now if

he do tell him

I was asking

for him


 Item 6, top-left. Handwritten note: 

My Dear wife

I had to take

this letter out of

letter Box has I

been told pack

up for home on

the 27 Jan I be

home early next

month so Dont

write more

because it get

lost so be

waching me


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  • April 1, 2018 20:15:29 Craig Duncan

     Item top-right, handwritten note: 

    luck I think this

    all home to say

    for this time will

    Mrs Fay  was asking

    no for her and

     ...  the neighbours

    I will close 

    now

    whit

    best

    Love

    to you

    xxxxx

    xxxxx


    I Remain

    Loving

    Husband

    Jack


     at side 

    Same address


    good night


     Item 2, middle-right. Handwritten address: 

    Mrs Bates

    Marsh Rd

    Drogheda

    Ireland


     In ink at left side: 

    Pte Bates


     Rubber stamp: 

    PASSED

    BY

    CENSOR

    No.

    1622


     Item 3, bottom-right. Postmarked: 

    LONDONDERRY

    6 AM

    2 MAY

    1939


     Handwritten address: 

    Mrs J Bates

    5 Scotch-hall

    Marsh Road

    Drogheda


     Item 4, bottom-middle - Handwritten note 

    Jan 17/19


    My Dear Wife

    Just answer to most

    kind and welcome

    letter I got to

    Day I was sorry

    to see that your

    head and neck is

    so bad whit you

    yet but for god

    sake look after it

    better why dont

    you get a bottel

    of Clarke blood


     

    Item 5, bottom-left - Handwritten note

     

    and I wanted

    bad your a good

    girl well Dear

    the first chance

    I get I will send

    you on some money

    but it might be

    some time yet

    does Joe come to

    see you now if

    he do tell him

    I was asking

    for him


     Item 6, top-left. Handwritten note: 

    My Dear wife

    I had to take

    this letter out of

    letter Box has I

    been told pack

    up for home on

    the 27 Jan I be

    home early next

    month so Dont

    write more

    because it get

    lost so be

    waching me


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