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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private William Harvey

Private William Harvey, Possibly: Number 15140, 2nd Battalion, Kingís Own. Captured at Frezenberg, 8 May 1915.



Prisoner of War Postcard sent home by Private W Harvey, Possibly: Number 15140, 2nd Battalion, Kingís Own. Captured at Frezenberg, 8 May 1915.
Letter to Mrs Harvey, of 84 Newcastle Road, Nr Stone, Staffordshire, England. Dated 12 Dec 1915.
From Stendal Prisoner of War Camp, Germany.
Prisoner of War Postcard to Mrs Harvey, 84 Newcastle Road, Near Stone, Staffordshire, England.
From Private W Harvey, Kingís Own Regiment, 12 Dec 1915. Postmarked Jan 1916.
Dear Mother,
I know write these few lines to you hoping to find you quite well as it leave me well at present. I received a postcard from ? Newcastle Road asking me to send my full address. I think you should have my full address by now. I am sorry I canít answer the PC I have a lot to answer and I want to write to you. I hardly know whose to answer so you might thank them for their kind postcards. I received your parcel alright. I hope Jack is alright I canít tell you much more so I send my best love to you all at home and all relatives and friends from Will.
Accession Number: KO2437/01

 

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