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58435: 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

Maria is his sister Maria East, to whom some of the later postcards are addresses.

Transcript:

"Lnc Cpl W. Wenham
2683 5th Batt
Lincolnshire Regt
Kriegsgefangenen Lazarett
Alexandrinenstr
Berlin
Germany

[note in different hand, probably date of receipt:] Jan 25th 1917

Mrs. Wenham
49 Barcroft St
New Cleethorpes
Grimsby
Lincs
ENGLAND

28 Dec 1916

Dear Mother,
Just to let you know I am getting on alright & hope you are all well at home. Please, will you write to Ted, you will get the address from his mother. Say I am alright & should like to hear from him. Give my love to Maria & the children. I will write more when I can write my own cards, but I am getting on very well.

Love from your loving son
Billy"

History

Identifier

8739.cpd| 2448.jpg|GWA_0428_007.jpg 2449.jpg|GWA_0429_008.jpg

Creator

Wenham, William Albert

Date

28th December 1916

Date Created

28/12/1916

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

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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