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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

This is my address:

This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand:

Prisoner of War 

Name: Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers 

 4 Comp.  II  Batl.

Camp of Prisoners of War

Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

 

The following is handwritten in provided space:

Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 

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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

This is my address:

This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand:

Prisoner of War 

Name: Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers 

 4 Comp.  II  Batl.

Camp of Prisoners of War

Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

 

The following is handwritten in provided space:

Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 


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  • June 13, 2017 11:43:43 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    This is my address:

    This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand:

    Prisoner of War 

    Name: Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers 

     4 Comp.  II  Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

     

    The following is handwritten in provided space:

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 

  • June 13, 2017 11:42:34 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    This is my address:

    This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand:

    Prisoner of War 

    Name: Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers 

     4 Comp.  II  Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

     

    The following is handwritten in provided space:

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 



  • June 13, 2017 11:40:29 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    This is my address:

    This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand:

    Prisoner of War 

    Name: Sgt W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers 

     4 Comp.  II  Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

     

    The following is handwritten in provided space:

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 



  • June 13, 2017 11:38:49 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), March 27th  1916  The underlined portions were blank spaces written in by hand.

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War This section is contained in a box, with underlined spaces written by hand.

    Name: Sgt W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs

     4 Comp.  II  Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany. End of boxed section

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

     

    The following is handwritten in provided space.

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side, highlighted in orange 



  • June 12, 2017 18:59:49 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager

    Limburg (Lahn),  Printed text  March 27th  Written text  191  Printed text  6  Written text 

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War

    Name:  Printed text  Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers   Written text 

    4  Written text  Comp.  Printed text  II  Written text  Batl. 

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany.

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.  Printed text 

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in  Written text 

    Ink writing not allowed.  Printed  vertically along left hand side 



  • June 12, 2017 13:45:37 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager

    Limburg (Lahn),  Printed text  March 27th  Written text  191  Printed text  6  Written text 

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War

    Name:  Printed text  Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers   Written text 

    4  Written text  Comp.  Printed text  II  Written text  Batl. 

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany.

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.  Printed text 

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in  Written text 

    Ink writing not allowed.  Printed along left hand side 



  • June 12, 2017 12:38:00 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager

    Limburg (Lahn),  Printed text  March 27th  Written text  191  Printed text  6  Written text 

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War

    Name:  Printed text  Sgt. W. O'Reilly Roy Ir. Fusrs  Royal Irish Fusiliers   Written text 

    4  Written text  Comp.  Printed text  2  Written text  Batl. 

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany.

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.  Printed text 

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all are well especially Dadda's 

    darling. I was dread every time I got a letter

    Im promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  Quinn  has gone to live in  Written text 

    Ink writing not allowed.  Printed along left hand side 



  • April 20, 2017 07:56:16 Kai De hommel

    Kriegsgefangenenlager

    Limburg (Lahn), March 27th 1916

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War

    Name: Sgt. W. O'Reilly  ... 

    4 Comp. 2 Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany.

    The indications mentioned above must be reproduced in the address.

    Dear Anne. your letters of 6th and 13th received.

    Glad to know all  is well especially   Daddas 

    darling. I was  ... every time I got a letter

    I'm promising myself an enjoyable holiday with

    her when I return. I hope your father, mother and

    Andy are well also Julia. I have not written to her

    yet. How is Rosey. No sign of Andy getting

    married yet. Peter  ... her gone to live in


    The letter stops there. also present on this page, on the left hand side is printed 'Ink writing not allowed.'



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  • 50.3986005||8.0795783||

    Limburg, Germany

  • 53.852351||-6.8048926||

    Kilmainhamwood, Co. Meath, Ireland

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Location(s)
  • Story location Kilmainhamwood, Co. Meath, Ireland
  • Document location Limburg, Germany


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3369 / 41143
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Eilish Lamb
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


March 27, 1916





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