He never saw his daughter, item 35

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Kriegsgefangenenlager German word for prisoner of war camp

Limburg, 20th December 1915 The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

The following is handwritten in provided space: 

My dear Annie,

Your welcome letter of 6th received

and glad to know all are well, as Im same T. God

too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will.

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Kriegsgefangenenlager German word for prisoner of war camp

Limburg, 20th December 1915 The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

The following is handwritten in provided space: 

My dear Annie,

Your welcome letter of 6th received

and glad to know all are well, as Im same T. God

too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will.


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  • June 13, 2017 12:20:11 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager German word for prisoner of war camp

    Limburg, 20th December 1915 The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    The following is handwritten in provided space: 

    My dear Annie,

    Your welcome letter of 6th received

    and glad to know all are well, as Im same T. God

    too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

    have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

    Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

    is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

    you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will.

  • June 13, 2017 12:08:12 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager 

    Limburg, 20th December 1915 The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    The following is handwritten in provided space: 

    My dear Annie,

    Your welcome letter of 6th received

    and glad to know all are well, as Im same T. God

    too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

    have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

    Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

    is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

    you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will.


  • June 11, 2017 12:08:11 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager.  Printed text,German for POW (Prisoner of War) camp

    Limburg,  Printed text  20th December  Handwritten text  191 Printed text  5  Handwritten text

    Handwritten text: 

    My dear Annie,

    Your welcome letter of 6th received

    and glad to know all are well, as Im same T. God

    too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

    have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

    Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

    is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

    you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will.


  • March 3, 2017 05:46:10 Erin Selvey

    Limburg, 20th December 1915

    My dear Annie,

                         Your welcome letter of 6th received

    and glad to know all are well, as Im same T God

    too bad the weather keeps so cold. Still one cannot

    have everything in this world.  It was awful kind of

    Father to think of getting boots for baby. Im sorry his sight

    is failing. I must get him good glasses when I go home. Did

    you get her socks. Love to all. Yours as Ever Will


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    Limburg, Germany

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    Kilmainhamwood, Co. Meath, Ireland

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  • Story location Kilmainhamwood, Co. Meath, Ireland
  • Document location Limburg, Germany


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3369 / 41121
Source
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Contributor
Eilish Lamb
License
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December 20, 1915
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