Letter of 31st August 1916 from John Duesbery to his mother

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Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

31st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

  _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                      British Expeditionary Force

                                                    France

Dear Mother

             Just a few lines to let

you know i am quite safe

and well up to the time

of writing I hope you are

all in the best of health

at home. I have come out

of the trenches again safely

after being in 6 dys we are

just behind the fiering

line now for a little rest.

We are having lovely

weather on a day time but

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Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

31st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

  _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                      British Expeditionary Force

                                                    France

Dear Mother

             Just a few lines to let

you know i am quite safe

and well up to the time

of writing I hope you are

all in the best of health

at home. I have come out

of the trenches again safely

after being in 6 dys we are

just behind the fiering

line now for a little rest.

We are having lovely

weather on a day time but


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  • September 12, 2019 05:55:45 Julia Bourbois

    Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

    31st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

      _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                          British Expeditionary Force

                                                        France

    Dear Mother

                 Just a few lines to let

    you know i am quite safe

    and well up to the time

    of writing I hope you are

    all in the best of health

    at home. I have come out

    of the trenches again safely

    after being in 6 dys we are

    just behind the fiering

    line now for a little rest.

    We are having lovely

    weather on a day time but

  • October 26, 2018 17:58:15 Annick Rodriguez

    Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

    31/st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

      _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                          British Expeditionary Force

                                                        France

    Dear Mother

                 Just a few lines to let

    you know i am quite safe

    and well up to the time

    of writing I hope you are

    all in the best of health

    at home. I have come out

    of the trenches again safely

    after being in 6 dys we are

    just behind the fiering

    line now for a little rest

    We are having lovely

    weather on a day time but


  • October 26, 2018 17:57:50 Annick Rodriguez

    Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

    31/st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

      _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                          British Expeditionary Force

                                                        France

    Dear Mother

                 Just a few lines to let

    you know i am quite safe

    and well up to the time

    of writing I hope you are

    all in the best of health

    at home. I have come out

    of the trenches again safely

    after being in 6 dys we are

    just behind the fiering

    line now for a little rest


  • October 26, 2018 17:56:36 Annick Rodriguez

    Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

    31/st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

      _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                          British Expeditionary Force

                                                        France

    Dear Mother

                 Just a few lines to let

    you know i am quite safe

    and well up to the time

    of writing I hope you are

    all in the best of health



  • October 26, 2018 17:56:13 Annick Rodriguez

    Tuesday                        Pte. J. Duesbury

    31/st Aug.                     No. 18260 C. Coy

      _______                         1/st Batt Sherwood Foresters

                                          British Expeditionary Force

                                                        France

    Dear Mother

                 Just a few lines to let

    you know i am quite safe



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17050 / 201602
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Kenneth Duesbery, great nephew of John
License
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  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Trench Life



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