Tuesday 31st October 1944 – “if the powers-that-be are kind I shall be allowed to take things easy for a couple of days”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

31-10-44.

Dear All,

I’m sorry I have been so long before writing Continue reading

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Friday 27th October 1944 – “Every village has its windmill, crowds of usually dirty little kids, and grown ups who seem to go to church at all hours of the day every day of the week”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

27-10-1944

Dear Gwladys,

Just a few lines ‘specially for your birthday Continue reading

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Wednesday 25th October 1944 – “there was a surprise – namely a visit by Mr and Mrs Claud Hulbert”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

8.30 p.m.
Wednesday 25/10/44

Dear All,

Just a short letter before I turn in for the night. Continue reading

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Monday 23rd October 1944 – “No I didn’t see the King last week”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

Monday
23 Oct 1944.

Dear All,

I’m pleased to say the mail is coming through very well Continue reading

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Thursday 19th October 1944 – “His name is Richard Hearne. He is one of those blokes who can make you laugh by doing very little”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

Thursday
19-10-44.

Dear All,

I was pleased to get Gwladys’s letter last night Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th October 1944 – “I’ve been practically living on fruit for the past fortnight”

14400541,
Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

Tues.
17-10-44.

Dear All,

Well here I am again with (as usual) nothing much to write about Continue reading

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Friday 13th October 1944 – “it’s only a matter of waiting for Jerry to pack in”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

Friday (?)
13 Oct 1944.

Dear All,

Well after going three days with no mail at all, I have today received two letters Continue reading

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Thursday 12th October 1944 – “We have made a “bed” of boxes in the tent and we manage to keep quite warm with four blankets and a greatcoat”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

12 Oct 1944

Dear All,

I haven’t heard from any of you since I got Gwladys’s letter a few days ago Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th October 1944 – “No I haven’t seen any of the stars who are out here entertaining the troops”

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Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals,
BLA.

Monday
9-10-44

Dear All,

I was very pleased to get Gwladys’s letter this afternoon Continue reading

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Friday 6th October 1944 – “the jeers and catcalls of the civvies as a lorry load of German prisoners passed through”

14400541,
Sigmn. Moore J.,
Main HQ W/Less Section,
2 Company,
12 Corps Signals
BLA

11.30 p.m.
Friday
6 Oct 1944

Dear All,

Thanks very much for Dad’s letter received yesterday. Continue reading

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