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53653: Rifleman Harry Green's letter from France

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Rifleman Harry Green's only letter from France, to his mother Mary Green, living in Silvertown, East London. Written a few days before he was wounded.

Editor's Comment: Written on Y.M.C.A. headed notepaper: 'On Active Service with the British Expeditionary Force'.

Rifleman R/31363 Harry William Green, 8th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps (part of the 14th (Light) Division), the son of Walter H. and Mary E. Green, originally of King's Lynn, Norfolk, died of wounds 27th December 1916, age 19. He is buried in Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension.

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Creator

Green, Harry William

Date

December 1916

Date Created

01/12/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1916

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Michael Davies

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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