He never saw his daughter, item 64

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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.  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:

My dear Annie.

Your letter of 14th many

thanks glad all are well also our

wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

so well. I hope Ill be home before she

puts her hair up. Poor little mite

Im getting another little packet knitted. I

have one. so just tell her to be good and

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

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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.  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:

My dear Annie.

Your letter of 14th many

thanks glad all are well also our

wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

so well. I hope Ill be home before she

puts her hair up. Poor little mite

Im getting another little packet knitted. I

have one. so just tell her to be good and

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


Transcription history
  • June 13, 2017 11:43:23 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.  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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th many

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

    so well. I hope Ill be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. I

    have one. so just tell her to be good and

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


  • June 13, 2017 11:42:16 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.  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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th many

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

    so well. I hope Ill be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. I

    have one. so just tell her to be good and


  • June 13, 2017 11:41:19 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.

     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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th many

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

    so well. I hope Ill be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. I

    have one. so just tell her to be good and


  • June 13, 2017 11:37:35 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.

     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.

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th many

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

    so well. I hope Ill be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. I

    have one. so just tell her to be good and


  • June 13, 2017 11:35:13 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager

    Limburg (Lahn), 15th May  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 R. I. F.

     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.

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th many

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is improving

    so well. I hope Ill be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. I

    have one. so just tell her to be good and


  • May 29, 2017 21:44:49 Eva Bammer

    Kriegsgefangenlager

    Limburg (Lahn), 15. May 1916

    This is my address:

    Prisoner of War

    Name: Sgt. WO Reilly R. I. T.

    4 Comp. II Batl.

    Camp of Prisoners of War

    Limburg (Lahn) Germany.

    The indications metioned above must be reproduced in the address.

    My dear Annie.

    Your letter of 14th may

    thanks glad all are well also our

    wonderful Baby. glad she is misaverig

    so well. I hope to be home before she

    puts her hair up. Poor little mite

    Im getting another little packet knitted. D

    have one. so just till her to be good and


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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


ID
3369 / 41150
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Eilish Lamb
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


May 15, 1916





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