He never saw his daughter, item 83

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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), 24th June  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. 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:

My dear Annie.

Your ever welcome letter received.

Glad you are all well. and that Baby is so cute.

I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

boys who is transferred to Switzerland. Perhaps a

photo soon also. Im  sending one big kiss to Baby

It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

up.  he is a grand old man. God bless him

Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed vertically along the left, highlighted in pencil 

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Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

Limburg (Lahn), 24th June  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. 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:

My dear Annie.

Your ever welcome letter received.

Glad you are all well. and that Baby is so cute.

I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

boys who is transferred to Switzerland. Perhaps a

photo soon also. Im  sending one big kiss to Baby

It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

up.  he is a grand old man. God bless him

Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed vertically along the left, highlighted in pencil 


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  • June 28, 2017 12:23:56 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 24th June  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. 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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your ever welcome letter received.

    Glad you are all well. and that Baby is so cute.

    I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

    boys who is transferred to Switzerland. Perhaps a

    photo soon also. Im  sending one big kiss to Baby

    It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

    up.  he is a grand old man. God bless him

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed vertically along the left, highlighted in pencil 


  • June 13, 2017 14:07:29 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 24th June  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. 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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your ever welcome letter received.

    Glad you are all well. and that Baby is so cute.

    I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

     boys who is transferred to Switzerland. Perhaps a

     photo soon also. Im  sending one big kiss to Baby

    It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

     up.  he is a grand old man. God bless him

    Inkwriting not allowed.  Printed vertically along the left, highlighted in pencil 


  • June 13, 2017 13:39:50 L G

    Kriegsgefangenenlager  Printed text, German word for POW camp 

    Limburg (Lahn), 24th June  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. 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:

    My dear Annie.

    Your ever welcome letter received.

    Glad you are all well. and that Baby is so cute.

    I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

     boys who is transferred to Switzerland. Perhaps a

     photo soon also. Im  sending one big kiss to Baby

    It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

     up.  he is a grand old man. God bless him


  • March 14, 2017 19:54:56 Jill Corey

    My dear Annie,

    Your ever welcome letter received.

    Glad you are all well and that Baby  is so cute.

    I may be able to send you the jackets by one of my

     boys who is transferred to Switzerland.Perhaps a

     photo soon also.I'm  sending one big kiss to Baby.

    It was very thoughtful of daddy to bring the things

     up.  he is a grand old man.God bless him


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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 / 41169
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Eilish Lamb
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


June 24, 1916





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