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733: The Argyle family

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posted on 2024-01-12, 10:52 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

These artefacts relate to Argyle family, who lived near to where contributor lives. The postcard was sent from two brothers to their sister. Also included are photographs of the family and of the survivors of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Regiment. One member of the Argyle family, Percival Edgar, was killed in action and the letter informing his mother of his death is included here. Percival was a lieutenant in the East Lancashire Regiment. He served for two years.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Elizabeth Drury

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

The Argyle family

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914 - 1919

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Various locations on the Western Front; Abingdon.

Object(s)

Information about members of the Argyle family; photographs; identification of some of the survivors in the regimental photograph; discharge papers.

Community Collection Day

Our Lady's School, Abingdon (09/03/18)

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