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55702: Card from 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes

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posted on 2024-02-23, 22:47 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

The last communication home from Brainerd, the day before he was killed in action.


Editor's Comment:
Second Lieutenant Albert Brainerd Raynes, Royal Sussex Regiment, attached 2nd Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment, was killed in action on 10th March 1915, aged 20. The son of Albert Edward and Alice Mary Raynes, of 201, Denman St., Nottingham, he is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. Lieutenant Raynes fell on the opening day of the battle of Neuve Chapelle, his battalion taking part in the attack of the 8th Division.

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5881.jpg| GWA_4186_09_03_15.jpg|

Creator

Raynes, Albert Brainerd

Date

9th March 1915

Date Created

09/03/1915

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Professor E P Raynes

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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