My Great Uncle Albert who I never knew, item 23

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Dear Sister,


thanks very much for your card I

was not able to write to you before as I was working

over, Well Lily I hope you are going on alright

& those at home, I pleased to hear you went with

Ada the other week, I suppose you go to the

pictures I don't get the chance. I like to think

you are trying to make Ada happy, tell mother

not to worry try to hope for the best, they

are bringing a lot of B1 men up here now some

of them ought not to be in the army, remember

me to Mrs Collins & tell her I hope Frank will soon

be alright, I will close with the best of love good

night & God Bless you.


PS the pen nibs broke                                                                     I remain

on the pen you gave me                                                               your Loving

it had a flaw in it                                                                                Brother

                                                                                                 xxx       Albert

                                                                                                 xxx

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Dear Sister,


thanks very much for your card I

was not able to write to you before as I was working

over, Well Lily I hope you are going on alright

& those at home, I pleased to hear you went with

Ada the other week, I suppose you go to the

pictures I don't get the chance. I like to think

you are trying to make Ada happy, tell mother

not to worry try to hope for the best, they

are bringing a lot of B1 men up here now some

of them ought not to be in the army, remember

me to Mrs Collins & tell her I hope Frank will soon

be alright, I will close with the best of love good

night & God Bless you.


PS the pen nibs broke                                                                     I remain

on the pen you gave me                                                               your Loving

it had a flaw in it                                                                                Brother

                                                                                                 xxx       Albert

                                                                                                 xxx


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  • August 1, 2019 20:55:22 Thomas A. Lingner

    Dear Sister,


    thanks very much for your card I

    was not able to write to you before as I was working

    over, Well Lily I hope you are going on alright

    & those at home, I pleased to hear you went with

    Ada the other week, I suppose you go to the

    pictures I don't get the chance. I like to think

    you are trying to make Ada happy, tell mother

    not to worry try to hope for the best, they

    are bringing a lot of B1 men up here now some

    of them ought not to be in the army, remember

    me to Mrs Collins & tell her I hope Frank will soon

    be alright, I will close with the best of love good

    night & God Bless you.


    PS the pen nibs broke                                                                     I remain

    on the pen you gave me                                                               your Loving

    it had a flaw in it                                                                                Brother

                                                                                                     xxx       Albert

                                                                                                     xxx

  • October 24, 2018 12:08:16 Sarika Jain

    Dear Sister,


    thanks very much for your card I

    was not able to write to you before as I was working

    over, Well Lily I hope you are going on alright

    & those at home, I pleased to hear you went with

    Ada the other week, I suppose you go to the

    pictures I don't get the chance. I like to think

    you are trying to make Ada happy, tell mother

    not to worry try to hope for the best, they

    are bringing a lot of B1 men up here now some

    of them ought not to be in the army, remember

    me to Mrs Collins & tell her I hope Frank will soon

    be alright, I will close with the best of love good

    night & God Bless you.


    PS the pen nibs broke                                                                     I remain

    on the pen you gave me                                                               your Loving

    it had a flaw in it                                                                                Brother

                                                                                                     xxx       albert

                                                                                                     xxx


  • October 24, 2018 12:07:06 Sarika Jain

    Dear Sister,


    thanks very much for your card I

    was not able to write to you before as I was working

    over, Well Lily I hope you are going on alright

    & those at home, I pleased to hear you went with

    Ada the other week, I suppose you go to the

    pictures I don't get the chance. I like to think

    you are trying to make Ada happy, tell mother

    not to worry try to hope for the best, they

    are bringing a lot of B1 men up here now some

    of them ought not to be in the army, remember

    me to Mrs Collins & tell her I hope Frank will soon

    be alright, I will close with the best of love good

    night & God Bless you.

    PS Hte pen nibs broke                                                                     I remain

    one the pen you gave me                                                               your Loving

    it had a flaw in it                                                                                Brother

                                                                                                     xxx       albert

                                                                                                     xxx


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    Starting in England and ending near Authuille Wood in France

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  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Recruitment and Conscription
  • Remembrance
  • Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Trench Life



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