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March 5th 1915 - Postcard from Mela Brown Constable to her fiancé, Cyril E Sladden Esq

5th March 1915
Correspondence From
Mela Brown Constable, The Nurses' Home, The General Hospital, Birmingham
Correspondence To
Cyril E Sladden Esq, 9th Worcesters, Officers' Mess, Blackdown Camp, near Farnborough
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Dear Cyril


Many thanks for your letter. I hope to answer it tomorrow but cannot say for certain. It is lecture night tonight and as there is no particular news I am postponing writing until I have more free time. So sorry about your feet. I know from experience how trying it is because one naturally puts more strain on other muscles to relieve pressure on one’s feet. I heard from Wilfred’s fiancée this morning. She had had not news of or from him since he went to German SW Africa. Aunt J is doing the same this month as she did last [?]. I am not so short [??] she might be me.


Best love from



PS – We have had a very heavy week.

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Imperial War Museum
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