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58658: Leter from Albert Bromwich to his wife

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

A letter written to Beatrice the night before he set out for France, found with his son Gordon's belongings after his death in 1987. It refers to a previous financial disaster in the family, and his own possible death.


Editor's Comment:
His name is erroneously spelt 'Bromwick' on his medal card, held by the National Archives.

Private 356170 Albert J. Bromwich, 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry, died of wounds 10th April 1918. The son of Oliver and Sarah Bromwich, of Two Mile Hill, Kingswood, Bristol, and husband of Beatrice Bromwich, of 533, Bath Rd., Brislington, Bristol, he is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

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Creator

Bromwich, Albert

Date

6th January 1918

Date Created

06/01/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3

Number of Pages

3

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Joy Pitman

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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