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61108: Envelope addressed to Frank Dowdeswell from E. Pritchard

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posted on 2024-02-25, 18:34 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

This is an envelope which was originally sent by Ethel Pritchard to her sweetheart Frank Dowdeswell, 7th Batt. Buffs Reg.t, B. E. Force, France - but which has been re-directed to numerous military hospitals in England, including Cheltenham where Ethel and Frank lived. The dates on the postmarks are from August-September 1918.

Ethel and Frank were the parents of Pam Hyett.

Part of a collection relating to the service of Frank (7th Buffs) and Bob (Army Service Corps) Dowdeswell, of Shaw Green, Prestbury, nr Cheltenham. Bob died in April 1917 after a lorry accident.

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Identifier

9518.cpd| 7804.jpg|GWA_6867_PICT0458.jpg 7805.jpg|GWA_6868_PICT0459.jpg

Creator

Pritchard, Ethel

Subject

Dowdeswell, Frank

Date

August - September 1918

Date Created

01/08/1918

Temporal Coverage

30/09/1918

Source

Artifact

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Alun Edwards | Alun Edwards | Terry and Pam Hyett

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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