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Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
This letter is from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender to his wife Lady Lillian Spender. The letter discusses the progress of the war and the strain of the Battle of the Somme, which has so far lasted seven weeks. He complains of those officers who bring v...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
This letter is from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender to his wife Lady Lillian Spender. The letter discusses the progress of the war and the strain of the Battle of the Somme, which has so far lasted seven weeks. He complains of those officers who bring v...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
This letter is from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender to his wife Lady Lillian Spender. The letter discusses the progress of the war and the strain of the Battle of the Somme, which has so far lasted seven weeks. He complains of those officers who bring v...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
A letter from Charles Wyndham Wynne (1895-1917) to his mother, Alice Katherine Wynne. Charles ponders if his last letter was censored because he, '...put more than I ought to into it.' In this letter, Charles writes of his experiences of the front...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
A letter from Charles Wyndham Wynne (1895-1917) to his mother, Alice Katherine Wynne. Charles ponders if his last letter was censored because he, '...put more than I ought to into it.' In this letter, Charles writes of his experiences of the front...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
A letter from Charles Wyndham Wynne (1895-1917) to his mother, Alice Katherine Wynne. Charles ponders if his last letter was censored because he, '...put more than I ought to into it.' In this letter, Charles writes of his experiences of the front...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from the soldier Geo R. Boase to Marie Martin, 10 July 1916. This letter was written to Marie Martin from a soldier she had tended to while she was a VAD in Malta. Boase writes her from Dublin, where he is stationed indicating that he would...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from the soldier Geo R. Boase to Marie Martin, 10 July 1916. This letter was written to Marie Martin from a soldier she had tended to while she was a VAD in Malta. Boase writes her from Dublin, where he is stationed indicating that he would...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from the soldier Geo R. Boase to Marie Martin, 10 July 1916. This letter was written to Marie Martin from a soldier she had tended to while she was a VAD in Malta. Boase writes her from Dublin, where he is stationed indicating that he would...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from the soldier Geo R. Boase to Marie Martin, 10 July 1916. This letter was written to Marie Martin from a soldier she had tended to while she was a VAD in Malta. Boase writes her from Dublin, where he is stationed indicating that he would...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from the soldier Geo R. Boase to Marie Martin, 10 July 1916. This letter was written to Marie Martin from a soldier she had tended to while she was a VAD in Malta. Boase writes her from Dublin, where he is stationed indicating that he would...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). This letter seems to be incorrectly dated 8 July, but in it Marie refers to a letter she received from her mother dated 4 August. In the letter, Marie is responding ...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). As usual, Marie enquires after family members and describes her work in the tents in France. She describes another bathing incident which has led to a ban on swimmin...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). As usual, Marie enquires after family members and describes her work in the tents in France. She describes another bathing incident which has led to a ban on swimmin...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (1866-1955). As usual, Marie enquires after family members and describes her work in the tents in France. She describes another bathing incident which has led to a ban on swimmin...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter from Fr Henry Gill to Fr Thomas Nolan, details the opening days of the Somme offensive, the death of one of the chaplains of the division (Fr Donal O' Sullivan of Killarney, Kerry, who died 5 July 1916 at the age of twenty-six) and the...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, World War 1: 1914-1918
This letter from Fr Henry Gill to Fr Thomas Nolan, details the opening days of the Somme offensive, the death of one of the chaplains of the division (Fr Donal O' Sullivan of Killarney, Kerry, who died 5 July 1916 at the age of twenty-six) and the...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
Letter from William Montgomery to his father, Harford Hugh (1856-1933). Montgomery thanks his father for food that he sent. This letter provides details of his time as second in command and the prospect of his becoming a lieutenant colonel. He giv...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
Letter from William Montgomery to his father, Harford Hugh (1856-1933). Montgomery thanks his father for food that he sent. This letter provides details of his time as second in command and the prospect of his becoming a lieutenant colonel. He giv...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme
Letter from William Montgomery to his father, Harford Hugh (1856-1933). Montgomery thanks his father for food that he sent. This letter provides details of his time as second in command and the prospect of his becoming a lieutenant colonel. He giv...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme, Family Life
A letter from William Montgomery to his parents, Harford Hugh (1856-1933) and Sarah. Montgomery starts off the letter by thanking his parents for the parcels they have sent him which include soda bread and other foods. He writes of his wishes for ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme, Family Life
A letter from William Montgomery to his parents, Harford Hugh (1856-1933) and Sarah. Montgomery starts off the letter by thanking his parents for the parcels they have sent him which include soda bread and other foods. He writes of his wishes for ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Battle of the Somme, Family Life
A letter from William Montgomery to his parents, Harford Hugh (1856-1933) and Sarah. Montgomery starts off the letter by thanking his parents for the parcels they have sent him which include soda bread and other foods. He writes of his wishes for ...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
This letter is from the papers of George Naphthali Hackney (c. 1889-1977), a Lance Corporal from Clifton, Belfast. Before his time in the army, he worked as a book-keeper for a florist. He was the youngest in a Presbyterian family of six, with thr...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918, Faith
This letter is from the papers of George Naphthali Hackney (c. 1889-1977), a Lance Corporal from Clifton, Belfast. Before his time in the army, he worked as a book-keeper for a florist. He was the youngest in a Presbyterian family of six, with thr...
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