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Letter from Ronald Grammer to his father

Letter from Ronald Grammer to his father

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Ron Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and the family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Private Ron Grammer served in World War Two. This letter was written to Mr Tom A. Grammer by his son Ronald Grammer when he was a prisoner of war in Italy, 1943.

Creator
Date
1943
Place
No. 1 Labour Camp, Italy
 
Letter from Stewart Grammer to father

Letter from Stewart Grammer to father

The Grammer family were early Ashhurst residents and the Grammer Family archive contains family information from 1868. Stewart Grammer was the son of Tom Grammer and brother of Ron Grammer. The family lived in Bainesse, close to Palmerston North. Stewart Grammer served in World War Two. This Christmas greetings from the 2nd N.Z.E.F letter was written to Mr Tom . A. Grammer by his son Gnr. Stewart Grammer.

Creator
Date
1944
 
Polish Army League correspondence
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Polish Army League correspondence

Letter (aerogramme) from Captain Kubaczka Adam of the 3rd Carpathian Division Social Welfare Department of the Polish Army, to the Polish Army League, thanking them for the friendship shown to Polish soldiers, and his wish that this may continue over time. Written in Polish, with English translation. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North in WWII, corresponded with and sent parcels to Polish soldiers who served with the allies in World War Two.

 
Polish Army League correspondence

Polish Army League correspondence

Letter from the 3rd Carpathian Division Social Welfare Department of the Polish Army, to the Polish Army League, about gifts from Polish soldiers sent as a thank you for P.A.L.'s work. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North in WWII, corresponded with and sent parcels to Polish soldiers who served with the allies in World War Two.

 
Polish Army League correspondence

Polish Army League correspondence

Letter from the Major General S. Kopanski of the Polish Forces in Persia and Irak (sic), to Mrs Ann Jacques of the Polish Army League. The letter lists the numbers of parcels received and thanks the Polish Army League for gift parcels. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North in WWII, corresponded with and sent parcels to Polish soldiers who served with the allies in World War Two.

 
Polish Army League correspondence

Polish Army League correspondence

Letter from the T. Malinowski, Lieut.-General, Chief of Education and Welfare Branch of the Polish Ministry of National Defence in London, to the Polish Army League. The letter says he has heard of the Polish Army League and wishes them success. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North in WWII, corresponded with and sent parcels to Polish soldiers who served with the allies in World War Two.

 
Polish Army League correspondence

Polish Army League correspondence

Letter from the Major General S. Kopanski of the Polish Forces in Persia and Iraq, to the Polish Army League. The letter thanks them for parcels from Massey Agricultural College students, Eastbourne and the Ladies Kiwitea Guild, that were sent to the Polish Forces. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North in WWII, corresponded with and sent parcels to Polish soldiers who served with the allies in World War Two.

 
Page 1: Envelope addressed and signed by Lord John Russell
Page 2: Envelope addressed and signed by Lord John Russell

Envelope addressed and signed by Lord John Russell

Envelope addressed in the handwriting of Lord John Russell, to W B West Esquire, 6 Hollywood Place, Fulham Road. Russell has signed the envelope, date stamped 5 June 1849, at the bottom of the address and on the back. Also back of the envelope shows the seal of Lord John Russell and date stamp. Lord John Russell was the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs when Lord Palmerston was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This record is part of a collection relating to Lord Palmerston (1784-1865), after whom Palmerston North was named. The donor of the Lord Palmerston collection, F C Holland of England (who was interested in philately and postal history) donated items relating to Lord Palmerton during the 1970s, after visiting Palmerston North.

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