Prisoner of War autograph book, item 15

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Dept. Walter Melville

      4th. Cameron Highlanders

Taken Prisoner July 14th 1916

At. Holz. Redoubt.

    _________             28/4/18

  The wee birdies sing, and the wild flowers spring

An in sunshine the waters are sleepin;

But the broken heart, it kens nal second spring

  Tho' the waefu' may cease fual their greeting

                SCOTLAND

             ~~~~~~~~~~~

                FOREVER


          Walter Melville

            Academy  Terrace

              Carfin Road

            Motherwell

                 Scotland

                     ~~~~~~

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 Pte George Alvey Stocks 77425

  8th Durham Light Infantry

Taken Prisoner March 26th 1918

    At. Peronne

         _________      28.7.18

Some go to church for a walk,

Some go there to laugh and talk,

Some go there to meet a lover,

Some go there to have a nod,

But few go there to worship God.

         ~~~~~~

    George Alvey Stocks

       Field Cottage

             Kirkheaton

               N/ Huddersfield

                 Yorkshire

                   England.


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Dept. Walter Melville

      4th. Cameron Highlanders

Taken Prisoner July 14th 1916

At. Holz. Redoubt.

    _________             28/4/18

  The wee birdies sing, and the wild flowers spring

An in sunshine the waters are sleepin;

But the broken heart, it kens nal second spring

  Tho' the waefu' may cease fual their greeting

                SCOTLAND

             ~~~~~~~~~~~

                FOREVER


          Walter Melville

            Academy  Terrace

              Carfin Road

            Motherwell

                 Scotland

                     ~~~~~~

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 Pte George Alvey Stocks 77425

  8th Durham Light Infantry

Taken Prisoner March 26th 1918

    At. Peronne

         _________      28.7.18

Some go to church for a walk,

Some go there to laugh and talk,

Some go there to meet a lover,

Some go there to have a nod,

But few go there to worship God.

         ~~~~~~

    George Alvey Stocks

       Field Cottage

             Kirkheaton

               N/ Huddersfield

                 Yorkshire

                   England.



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  • April 3, 2017 18:08:49 Annick Rodriguez

    Dept. Walter Melville

          4th. Cameron Highlanders

    Taken Prisoner July 14th 1916

    At. Holz. Redoubt.

        _________             28/4/18

      The wee birdies sing, and the wild flowers spring

    An in sunshine the waters are sleepin;

    But the broken heart, it kens nal second spring

      Tho' the waefu' may cease fual their greeting

                    SCOTLAND

                 ~~~~~~~~~~~

                    FOREVER


              Walter Melville

                Academy  Terrace

                  Carfin Road

                Motherwell

                     Scotland

                         ~~~~~~

    [end page]

    [start page]

     Pte George Alvey Stocks 77425

      8th Durham Light Infantry

    Taken Prisoner March 26th 1918

        At. Peronne

             _________      28.7.18

    Some go to church for a walk,

    Some go there to laugh and talk,

    Some go there to meet a lover,

    Some go there to have a nod,

    But few go there to worship God.

             ~~~~~~

        George Alvey Stocks

           Field Cottage

                 Kirkheaton

                   N/ Huddersfield

                     Yorkshire

                       England.


  • April 3, 2017 17:50:46 Annick Rodriguez

    Dept. Walter Melville

          4th. Cameron Highlanders

    Taken Prisoner July 14th 1916

    At. Holz. Redoubt.

        _________             28/4/18

      The wee birdies sing, and the wild flowers spring

    An in sunshine the waters are sleepin;

    But the broken heart, it kens nal second spring

      Tho' the waefu' may cease fual their greeting

                    SCOTLAND

                 ~~~~~~~~~~~

                    FOREVER


              Walter Melville

                Academy  Terrace

                  Carfin Road

                Motherwell

                     Scotland

                         ~~~~~~



  • April 3, 2017 17:45:28 Annick Rodriguez

    Dept. Walter Melville



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