Prisoner of War autograph book, item 24

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                      17/11/18

Pte Norman Spavien 14523

  17th Batt Lancs: Fus.

Taken prisoners at Arras. 26/11/16

    _________"_______

Before all lands in east or west

I love my native land the best.

With God's best gifts t'is teeming

No gold or jewels here are found

Yet men of noble soul abound

And eyes of joy are gleaming.

   ________"___________

  16 Fir St. Clegg St.

       Oldham Lanes

      ______"_______

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                                 20/11/18

Pte. A. Stump  37484

2/5 Glosters

Taken prisoner St Quentin 22/3/18

           _____________

I wish you health, I wish you welth

I wish you Gold in store

I wish you all the happyness

What can I wish you more.

      ________________

Kingsdown Lane

      Blunsdon

       Swindon

               Wilts

           England



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                      17/11/18

Pte Norman Spavien 14523

  17th Batt Lancs: Fus.

Taken prisoners at Arras. 26/11/16

    _________"_______

Before all lands in east or west

I love my native land the best.

With God's best gifts t'is teeming

No gold or jewels here are found

Yet men of noble soul abound

And eyes of joy are gleaming.

   ________"___________

  16 Fir St. Clegg St.

       Oldham Lanes

      ______"_______

[end page]

[start page]

                                 20/11/18

Pte. A. Stump  37484

2/5 Glosters

Taken prisoner St Quentin 22/3/18

           _____________

I wish you health, I wish you welth

I wish you Gold in store

I wish you all the happyness

What can I wish you more.

      ________________

Kingsdown Lane

      Blunsdon

       Swindon

               Wilts

           England




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  • April 3, 2017 18:49:01 Annick Rodriguez

                          17/11/18

    Pte Norman Spavien 14523

      17th Batt Lancs: Fus.

    Taken prisoners at Arras. 26/11/16

        _________"_______

    Before all lands in east or west

    I love my native land the best.

    With God's best gifts t'is teeming

    No gold or jewels here are found

    Yet men of noble soul abound

    And eyes of joy are gleaming.

       ________"___________

      16 Fir St. Clegg St.

           Oldham Lanes

          ______"_______

    [end page]

    [start page]

                                     20/11/18

    Pte. A. Stump  37484

    2/5 Glosters

    Taken prisoner St Quentin 22/3/18

               _____________

    I wish you health, I wish you welth

    I wish you Gold in store

    I wish you all the happyness

    What can I wish you more.

          ________________

    Kingsdown Lane

          Blunsdon

           Swindon

                   Wilts

               England



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    Thomas Langdale
    License
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    • Western Front

    • Prisoners of War



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