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April 28th 1915 - Postcard from Mela Brown Constable to her fiancé, Cyril E Sladden Esq

28th April 1915
Correspondence From
Mela Brown Constable, Seward House, Badsey
Correspondence To
Cyril E Sladden Esq, 9th Worcesters, Officers' Mess, Blackdown Camp, near Farnborough
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Seward House, Badsey

28th April 1915

I am sitting out in the garden this afternoon. The sun is simply broiling. A letter from George this morning. He is down with measles at No 14 Base Hospital, Wimereux, the same hospital that Cecil was in. I have written to Mother to ask her to enquire after him and to see he has all he wants. There now only remains you amongst the soldiers on both sides to get the measles.

Arthur also wrote. He has returned to Rouen but says there is very little in the way of work for him. My army nursing papers came today for me to fill in.

Did you know that Bertram Idiens and Mr Palethorpe are with the Canadian contingent at Hythe?

This is just to let you know I am beginning to pick up strength, but it is slow work and I get so annoyed at being so feeble!

Best love from

PS - Salary £20 to £1 quarterly uniform expenses.

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