POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS
Office Stamp: Hampstead 10 July 1915
Office of Origin and Service Instructions: Wickham Berks
Handed in at 8 a.m. Received here at 9.31 a.m.
TO: Calderon 42 Well Walk Hampstead
Still a fighting chance shall I come to you if no answer shall understand prefer be alone your welcome here always ready
The ‘Office of Origin’ of this telegram proves that it was sent by Nina Astley (Corbet) from her retreat at the Cottage at the Crossways, Hoe Benham, Newbury, where Kittie had stayed with her roughly 16-30 June (see my post of 19 June).
Next entry: 12 July 1915