Letter From Alma Mardon 1942

403w Queen Street
Hastings
15-1-42

Dear Mrs Masters,

I find it very difficult to write what I would like to say to comfort you in what I know is a great sorrow to you.

I always feel that we shouldn’t be sad, because our boys have done what they wanted to do, & they have done their duty nobly & well & have given their lives for a cause.

I taught Bob when he was just a little boy at the St Barnabas Kindergarten so I have known him for many years.

Please accept our very heartfelt sympathy.

Yours Very Sincerely

Alma Mardon.

Original digital file

HardingRA1035_Letters_036.jpg

Non-commercial use

Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ)

This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ).

 

Commercial Use

Please contact us for information about using this material commercially.

Description

Written to Emily Masters, mother of Bob,  who died 20 November 1941 during air operations in the Western Desert, Middle East

Format of the original

Handwritten letter

Date published

15 January 1942

Creator / Author

  • Alma Mardon

People

Accession number

377119

Do you know something about this record?

Please note we cannot verify the accuracy of any information posted by the community.

Supporters and sponsors

We sincerely thank the following businesses and organisations for their support.