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58507: Letter from Mrs Bertha Baynes to Walter 'Dem" Baynes

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Letter to son from mother awaiting his demobilisation. Mentions forms to get soldiers over 21 extr 5/- a week. States 'they will keep sending on form untill peace is declare - that is next June they say now [sic]'. Written after Armistice but before declaration of peace.

Walter Baynes (junior) served on the Somme. Brother (Arthur Baynes) served in the Navy. Father and mother - Walter and Bertha Baynes - ran china shop in Wakefield. Letter from mother to son awaiting his demobilisation. Discusses 'demob suit' and arrangements when he arrives in London.

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Creator

Baynes, Bertha

Date

19th December 1918 | 19th December 1918 31st December 1918

Date Created

19/12/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Number of Pages

7

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Stuart Lee | Doreen Williams

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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