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58372: Letter from 2683 William Albert Wenham to his mother

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posted on 2024-02-23, 22:59 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

This is in William's own hand as his arm had recovered enough to write, although his writing is very shaky.

Transcript:

"Absender: Lc. Cpl. WENHAM 2683 5th BATT LINCS REGT

Kriegsgefangenen Lazarett Alexandrinenstr Berlin Germany

[note in different hand, probably date received:] Feb 1st 1917

[postmark:] Berlin 16.1.17

Mrs. Wenham 49 Barcroft St New Cleethorpes Grimsby Lincs

Jan 4/17

Please excuse writing

Dear Mother Just a line hoping you are all well as I am getting along champion up to now, I am on my legs now, and my arm is going on famous. You must not worry. I am amongst a lot of British. Give my love to everyone, also wish Tom the best of luck. Love to all from Billy xxxx"

History

Identifier

8740.cpd| 2450.jpg|GWA_0430_009.jpg 2451.jpg|GWA_0431_010.jpg

Creator

Wenham, William Albert

Date

4th January 1917

Date Created

04/01/1917

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Gavin Robinson | Kevin Robinson

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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