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”

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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”

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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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Wednesday 4th October 1944 – “I’ve got one old clog which I am keeping as a souvenir”

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

Wednesday
Oct. 4 1944.

Dear All,

Thanks for Mam’s letter which I got this morning Continue reading

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Monday 2nd October 1944 – “I am attached to an American unit temporarily”

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

2nd Oct./44.

Dear All,

Was very pleased to get Gwladys’s letter at dinner time today Continue reading

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Saturday 30th September 1944 – “It appears that the Germans used to take anything they fancied”

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

Saturday
30-9-44

Dear All,

Well I haven’t heard from any of you since you got back Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th September 1944 – “We aren’t starving yet but the rations are very meagre”

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

Tuesday
26 Sept 1944.

Dear All,

Well having received letters from both Mam and Dad yesterday I feel I must have a shot at writing back Continue reading

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