Letter from Henrietta Riley to Herbert Grant's mother

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The Battle Creek Sanitarium

Established 1666

Battle Creek, Mich.


Jan 12-1917.


Mrs Annie Grant,

19 Charlemont Place

Dublin.


My Dear Mrs. Grant - 


I owe  you a most humble apology for my long neglect of answering your much appreciated letter in regard to the sad death of your noble son Herbert, whom we knew and loved so much. 

The sad intelligence brought much sorrow to our hearts of our entire family, after joining the army in Canada he wrote me of his dire regrets of having done so, sorry he had not of



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The Battle Creek Sanitarium

Established 1666

Battle Creek, Mich.


Jan 12-1917.


Mrs Annie Grant,

19 Charlemont Place

Dublin.


My Dear Mrs. Grant - 


I owe  you a most humble apology for my long neglect of answering your much appreciated letter in regard to the sad death of your noble son Herbert, whom we knew and loved so much. 

The sad intelligence brought much sorrow to our hearts of our entire family, after joining the army in Canada he wrote me of his dire regrets of having done so, sorry he had not of




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  • November 18, 2018 13:04:12 Rebecca Grant

    The Battle Creek Sanitarium

    Established 1666

    Battle Creek, Mich.


    Jan 12-1917.


    Mrs Annie Grant,

    19 Charlemont Place

    Dublin.


    My Dear Mrs. Grant - 


    I owe  you a most humble apology for my long neglect of answering your much appreciated letter in regard to the sad death of your noble son Herbert, whom we knew and loved so much. 

    The sad intelligence brought much sorrow to our hearts of our entire family, after joining the army in Canada he wrote me of his dire regrets of having done so, sorry he had not of




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    Battle creek, Michigan

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    Dublin, Ireland

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    Somme, France

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  • Story location Somme, France
  • Document location Battle creek, Michigan
  • Additional document location Dublin, Ireland


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Rebecca Grant
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January 12, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Remembrance



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