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58560: Letter from Reggie Crooke to Len Ornellas

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

A long letter from Reggie describing the horrors he is experiencing at the front. He says he wants Len's father to be notified in the event of his death, and that his army pay is to be bequeathed to Len.


Editor's Comment:
Pte. 40314 Leonard Ornellas, North Staffordshire Regiment

Acting Bombardier 121476 George (Reggie) Crooke, 113th Bty. 25th Bde., Royal Field Artillery, died 5th October 1918, aged 26, buried Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pontru.

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Creator

Crooke, George Reginald

Subject

Ornellas, Len

Date

3rd September 1918

Date Created

03/09/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Number of Pages

8

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Jackie Weaver

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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