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58517: Last letter home of Sgt. H. Godfrey

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posted on 2024-02-17, 20:58 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Last letter home of Sgt. H. Godfrey, who was killed in action, 17th February 1917, and is buried in plot IX, row A, grave 2, Regina Trench Cemetery near Albert on the Somme. With a short descriptive piece written by his nephew, Mr. A. Godfrey.

Editors Comment: From Commonwealth War Graves Commission records: Sgt. H D Godfrey, 51841, 11th Bn. Royal Fusiliers, age 21, was the son of Mrs. Martha W. Godfrey, of 59, Lime Walk, Highfield, Oxford.

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Identifier

8875.cpd | 3095.jpg | GWA_1236_oxscan0215.jpg 3096.jpg | GWA_1237_oxscan0216.jpg 3097.jpg | GWA_1238_oxscan0217.jpg

Creator

Godrey, H. G.

Date

15th February 1917

Date Created

15/02/1917

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3

Number of Pages

3

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Tony Godfrey

Submission Event

Oxford Central Library Submission Day, 10th March 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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