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This letter was written by Mr Tom A. Grammer to his son Ronald Grammer when he was a prisoner of war in Italy, 1942. The second page contains a reply from Ron.

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.

Identification

Object type
Correspondence
Digitisation ID
2017Pa_GrammerS1E3_019903_001
Title
Letter from T. A. Grammer to Private Ron Grammer, prisoner of war in Italy, and reply
Held In
Community Archives
Relation
Community Archives - Grammer Family
Archive
Grammer Family
Date
1942

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Place
Bainesse

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army,
italy,
military,
p.o.w.,
prisoner of war,
wwii,
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To: Pte. R Grammer 41625
Prisoner of War
Italian Hands

From: Mr. T. A. Grammer
R.D. Bainesse
Palmerston North
New Zealand

Very pleased to hear of you.
Are you wounded.
Everybody well at home
Will send letters & parcels
Through Red Cross

Answer: Grammer
Ronald 41625
Private
Camp Transit 85
P.M. 3450 Italy
17 April 1943

Glad to hear all well at home
I was not wounded and am
Fit and well. I should get mail
Now that this has found me