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Forsberg, Linton

Collection | Ref # 97-72 | Held by Wairarapa Archive

What is it?

Title:

Forsberg, Linton

Creator:

Forsberg, Linton

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1 file box

Reference number:

97-72

Former NRAM reference number:

X111

Description:

Linton Forsberg was the son of Alfred and Barbara Forsberg of Mauriceville West. He enrolled in the army during World War Two then transferred to the Air Force. This collection mainly comprises letters written home to his parents from various air bases in New Zealand and in the Pacific.

The collection includes:

Letters from Tauranga Nov 1942-Mar 1943

Letters from Rotorua Mar 1943-Apr 1943

Letters from Taieri May 1943-Jun 1943

Letters from Woodbourne Jun 1943-Oct 1943

Letters from Seagrove Nov 1943-Jan 1944

Letters from Swanson Jan 1943

Letters from Pacific Feb 1944-May 1944

Letters from Wigram Aug 1944-

Letters from Ohakea Aug 1944

Letters from Rotorua 1944

Also five telegrams Apr 1943-Sep 1944

Miscellaneous letters, newspaper cutting and photograph.

AREAS :

Bay of Plenty

Horowhenua

Pacific

Rotorua

Taieri

Woodbourne

Seagrove

Pacific

Wigram

Ohakea

Papers; Correspondence

Dates covered:

1942 - 1944

Access conditions:

No restrictions.

Finding aids:

Inventory available

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Places:

Rotorua · Horowhenua District · Bay of Plenty (Region)

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