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60782: Letter from POW camp from 2nd Lt Charles E. Carr

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

Lt C. E. Carr, 20th London Regiment (my grandfather) was taken prisoner south of St Quentin on March 23rd 1918. This is an image of one of his letters to his fiancee Connie Barry, and an image of a typed transcript.


Editor's Comment:
Written on headed notepaper: 'Absender : | Kriegsgefangenensendung 2nd Lieut C E Carr 3rd London Regiment | Abteilung 1 Stube 30 | Offiziergefangenenlager Mainz.'

Second Lieutenant Charles E. Carr, 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) bN. London Regiment, began the war as a Private in the 16th (Queen's Westminster Rifles) Bn. London Regiment (Service no. 3278, later 550880).

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9305.cpd| 5373.jpg|GWA_4831_CECarrPoWLetter_1918_04_20_p1_p4_v2.jpg 5374.jpg|GWA_4832_CECarrPoWLetter_1918_04_20_p2_p3_v2.jpg 5375.jpg|GWA_4833_CECarrPoWLetter_1918_04_20_v2.jpg

Creator

Carr, Charles E.

Date

20th April 1918

Date Created

20/04/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3

Number of Pages

3

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Mark Sutherland

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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