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Post cards from France WW2 - Sad story

Mayfield

Burbury Brummie
The following post card was sent by my father Alf Acton to his sister Ethel in January 1940. He states that he had received a telegram from Fred (Nancy's husband) and hoped that she (Nancy) would 'get better quick'. Reverse of card shown.

Nancy died of tuberculosis before this card was received.

I include a photograph of my dad with his sister.

Keith
 
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Wendy

Guest
So sad but the photo speaks a thousand words. What a lovely brother he was. Thanks for posting Keith.
 
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Woottonks

Guest
Yes very sad!
It's a lovely photo of your dad and his sister, they look so happy and full of fun.
 

Mayfield

Burbury Brummie
Here are the medals awarded to my father, I had them reproduced recently from his war records.

He was in the Royal Artillery and served in France, North Africa, Middle East and Italy. The medals are the 1939-45 Star Medal & War Medal, Italy Star and the Defence Medal.

Dad is on the right in the photograph.

keith
 
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