Whit Monday, 14th June 1943
My Dear Dorothy,
Your letter of 25th April arrived the other day and it "lightened my darkness" a little concerning your marriage to Ken. Up to now things have been a little bewildering & confusing but now have become much clearer. Dad's letter of 12th April is also here and according to it neither he nor Mother see any objection, therefore I think any objection from me would be very presumptuous. What would you say if I suddenly announced that I was to get married without first of all telling you a little about "she" and "showing a photograph"? Who Ken is? His age, surname or appearance I do not know. However when your marriage photos arrive I will know a little more, but as you see I couldn't help but be cautious in my last few letters.
By the time this arrives you should have received my Wedding present and made good use of it. I sincerely wish you & Ken (much more than scribbled words can convey) all the happiness and good health & fortune your hearts may desire. Your house (second of course to 554) will be the first I shall visit, you will probably find me under your feet as Mum used to.
Well dear, once again love & happiness.
Your loving brother,
On this day:
In the Mediterranean... The Italian-held island of Lampione surrenders to the Allies.
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