Welsh Voices of the Great War, Blaenavon.

Material from the First World War collected at the Blaenavon roadshow.
Photograph was taken at Barry Channel Patrol. David George Rees (1898-1938) seen here on the left was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship...
Photograph taken on-board Lord Tredegar's Yacht. David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted...
Photograph of David George Rees with his wife Dame Dorothy Mary Rees (nee. Jones) outside their home in Morhafren, Barry Road, Barr c. 1937. David died the following year, 1938. David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended...
Photograph of David George Rees with his parents and siblings. From left to right David Frances Rees (father), Thomas Francis Rees (brother) here aged 5 yrs. Thomas was killed at Suez by an exploding boiler aboard ship where he was chief engineer. Thomas...
Richard William Henry Bowell, back row fifth from the left, was originally from Mold where he worked as a chauffeur before joining the Royal Artillery. He was gassed during the war but survived and returned to live in Mold. Like so many other soldiers,...
Richard William Henry Bowell was originally from Mold where he worked as a chauffeur before joining the Royal Artillery. He was gassed during the war but survived and returned to live in Mold. Like so many other soldiers, Richard never spoke of his war...
The 50 centimes belonged to Sapper Trevor Henry Smith. It was returned to his family along with his other belongings after he was killed in the war. Trevor Smith was employed at Blaenavon Big Pit before joining the Royal Engineers 170th Tunnel Company....
The 50 centimes belonged to Sapper Trevor Henry Smith. It was returned to his family along with his other belongings after he was killed in the war. Trevor Smith was employed at Blaenavon Big Pit before joining the Royal Engineers 170th Tunnel Company....
Llywelyn Smith was a younger brother to Sapper Trevor Smith and son of Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. They were a family of fourteen children, seven boys and seven girls. The family walked from Midsomer Norton in Somerset to...
Trevor is seated on the left holding a cigarette with his brother Charles standing in the middle, the third person in the photograph is unknown. Trevor and Charles Smith were two of fourteen children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon....
Private Penry Morgan of Cwmbran who served with the Grenadier Guards died on 31 March 1915 from wounds received in action.
Private Penry Morgan of Cwmbran who served with the Grenadier Guards died on 31 March 1915 from wounds received in action.
Corporal Albert John Webb who is standing in the back row second from the left, was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Corporal Albert John Webb who is sat in the middle row, third from the right was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Corporal Albert John Webb who is sat in the middle row, third from the right was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Members of the Comrades of the Great War Pontpool Club photographed outside the club. Albert Webb is stood in the middle row third from left. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to...
Members of the Comrades of the Great War Pontpool Club photographed outside the club. Albert Webb is stood in the middle row third from left. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to...
Albert Webb is sat on the first row , fourth from the right. This photograph was taken very soon after he was discharged from the army. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd,...
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
A letter inviting Corporal Albert John Webb to receive his medal at the Town Hall, Newport on Thursday, 13 February 1919. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool....
A memorial card to Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan of the 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment who was killed in action in France on 31 August, 1916 aged 26 years. He was the son of Thomas and Lydia Morgan, Blaenavon.
A letter sent from the Royal Engineers Record Office, Brompton Barracks to Mary Butler dated 14 December, 1917. The letter requests that if Mary is to receive a correspondence from her husband Charles stating that he is a prisoner of war that she should...
Letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St. John sent to Mary Butler wife of Charles Butler. The letter states that Seargent Charles Butler is reported wounded and missing. Charles was killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no...
Charles Butler joined the Royal Engineers and was sadly killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's land near Ieper. Charles was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his services and was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, 4...
Charles Butler joined the Royal Engineers and was sadly killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's land near Ieper. Charles was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his services and was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, 4...
Letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St. John sent to Mary Butler wife of Charles Butler. The letter confirms the information sent to Mary on the 7th February , 1918. Charles was killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's...
David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted by war service and in 1915 he joined the R.N.R. at...
All next of kin of servicemen who lost their lives in the War were presented with a memorial plaque and commemorative scroll from the King and country. Often referred to as Dead Man's Penny, the plaque was cast in bronze and approximatley 5 inches in...
Charles Smith was one of fourteen children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. The family moved from Midsomer Norton in Somerset to find work in the Big Pit at Blaenavon, completing the whole journey on foot. Corporal Charles...
Trevor Smith was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in battle on 23 March 1916. He was one of 14 children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. Sapper Trevor Henry Smith served with the Royal Engineers, 170th Tunnelling Company....
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
H.M.S. Bellerophon was built at Portsmouth Dockyard and served with the Grand Fleet during the Great European War from August 1915 to arriving at Sheerness on January 1919. The war ship presented at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. H.M.S. Bellerophon entered...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcription: Dear Ethel and Ern Just a few lines in answer to your most welcome letter and to say I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed contents. I am glad to say...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Charles sends a letter to Ethel, Ern and the boys. In the letter Charles thanks Ethel for a parcel he received and says that it was shared amongst 'the boys' alongside...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Mother and Madge Just a few lines to say I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed contents it was grand. It was 9 days coming but the contents kept...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter. I am glad to say I received cake and cocoa quite safe and was very pleased with it....
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel & Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter & parcel. I was very pleased with ciggs and sweets it seems good to have some...
Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter I am glad to say I am quite well as it leaves me at present. I am sorry to hear Ern has been so bad I expect it is the bad weather you have been having. We have had grand...
An envelope addressed to Mr Ernie Cotes of 28, Afon Llwydd Terrace, Pontnewydd, Pontypool dated 1stApril 1917. The evelope contained a letter written by Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, of the 121stBattery Royal Field Artillery. Charles wrote numerous...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcription: [ ] and got a little girl. Yes dears I have given up worrying about them down at home let them go on with it my turn will come some day. My word you can...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your most welcome letter and parcel which I received quite safe I was very pleased with contents and enjoyed...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and parcel which I received quite safe and enjoyed contents I am glad to say I am in...
A field service postcard sent by Gunner M. Charles Jenkins to his sister Ethel Cotes of 28, Afon Llwydd Terrace, Pontnewydd, Pontypool. It states that he is in good health.
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern and boys, Just a few lines to you at last. I am sorry I have not written before as we have been very busy. Well dears I arrived back here...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Nell and Tom, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and parcel which I was pleased to receive. I am sorry I have not wrote before but I...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines to say I received parcel quite safe and was very pleased with the contents which we all enjoyed. Dear Ethel I am sorry...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and to thank you very much for the parcel which I received on Thursday. I was glad...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, I am writing a few lines to thank you very much for parcel I enjoyed cake and cigarettes well dears I am sorry I have not written before...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Sunday, Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines hoping you are quite well as it leaves me at present I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed pancakes they...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern and the boys, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter well dears I am glad to say I received your parcel quite safe and was...
Official document from the Imperial War Graves Commission requesting the payment of thirteen shillings and eight pence for a personal inscription on the grave of Sergeant Charles Butler. The inscription reads: In a Hero's Grave you lie, But in our hearts,...
David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted by war service and in 1915 he joined the R.N.R. at...
Transcript: Distinguished Conduct Medal 20485 L/C.M. Thomas – 15 Battalion, Welsh R. (Llanelly).For conspicuous gallantry in action. When his entire section was wiped out by concentrated shrapnel and machine-gun fire continued alone to fire his...
A transcription of David George Rees' account: Fate was the subject of our argument and indeed it was appropriate to those years of the Great War in which our beloved nation was forced to throw its forces against another land with its insatiable thirst...
A transcription of David George Rees' account: Fate was the subject of our argument and indeed it was appropriate to those years of the Great War in which our beloved nation was forced to throw its forces against another land with its insatiable thirst...
Photograph was taken at Barry Channel Patrol. David George Rees (1898-1938) seen here on the left was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship...
Photograph taken on-board Lord Tredegar's Yacht. David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted...
Photograph of David George Rees with his wife Dame Dorothy Mary Rees (nee. Jones) outside their home in Morhafren, Barry Road, Barr c. 1937. David died the following year, 1938. David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended...
Photograph of David George Rees with his parents and siblings. From left to right David Frances Rees (father), Thomas Francis Rees (brother) here aged 5 yrs. Thomas was killed at Suez by an exploding boiler aboard ship where he was chief engineer. Thomas...
Richard William Henry Bowell, back row fifth from the left, was originally from Mold where he worked as a chauffeur before joining the Royal Artillery. He was gassed during the war but survived and returned to live in Mold. Like so many other soldiers,...
Richard William Henry Bowell was originally from Mold where he worked as a chauffeur before joining the Royal Artillery. He was gassed during the war but survived and returned to live in Mold. Like so many other soldiers, Richard never spoke of his war...
The 50 centimes belonged to Sapper Trevor Henry Smith. It was returned to his family along with his other belongings after he was killed in the war. Trevor Smith was employed at Blaenavon Big Pit before joining the Royal Engineers 170th Tunnel Company....
The 50 centimes belonged to Sapper Trevor Henry Smith. It was returned to his family along with his other belongings after he was killed in the war. Trevor Smith was employed at Blaenavon Big Pit before joining the Royal Engineers 170th Tunnel Company....
Llywelyn Smith was a younger brother to Sapper Trevor Smith and son of Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. They were a family of fourteen children, seven boys and seven girls. The family walked from Midsomer Norton in Somerset to...
Trevor is seated on the left holding a cigarette with his brother Charles standing in the middle, the third person in the photograph is unknown. Trevor and Charles Smith were two of fourteen children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon....
Private Penry Morgan of Cwmbran who served with the Grenadier Guards died on 31 March 1915 from wounds received in action.
Private Penry Morgan of Cwmbran who served with the Grenadier Guards died on 31 March 1915 from wounds received in action.
Corporal Albert John Webb who is standing in the back row second from the left, was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Corporal Albert John Webb who is sat in the middle row, third from the right was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Corporal Albert John Webb who is sat in the middle row, third from the right was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won...
Members of the Comrades of the Great War Pontpool Club photographed outside the club. Albert Webb is stood in the middle row third from left. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to...
Members of the Comrades of the Great War Pontpool Club photographed outside the club. Albert Webb is stood in the middle row third from left. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to...
Albert Webb is sat on the first row , fourth from the right. This photograph was taken very soon after he was discharged from the army. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd,...
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
A letter inviting Corporal Albert John Webb to receive his medal at the Town Hall, Newport on Thursday, 13 February 1919. Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool....
A memorial card to Pte. Thomas Henry Morgan of the 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment who was killed in action in France on 31 August, 1916 aged 26 years. He was the son of Thomas and Lydia Morgan, Blaenavon.
Official document from the Imperial War Graves Commission requesting the payment of thirteen shillings and eight pence for a personal inscription on the grave of Sergeant Charles Butler. The inscription reads: In a Hero's Grave you lie, But in our hearts,...
A letter sent from the Royal Engineers Record Office, Brompton Barracks to Mary Butler dated 14 December, 1917. The letter requests that if Mary is to receive a correspondence from her husband Charles stating that he is a prisoner of war that she should...
Letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St. John sent to Mary Butler wife of Charles Butler. The letter states that Seargent Charles Butler is reported wounded and missing. Charles was killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no...
Charles Butler joined the Royal Engineers and was sadly killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's land near Ieper. Charles was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his services and was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, 4...
Charles Butler joined the Royal Engineers and was sadly killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's land near Ieper. Charles was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his services and was buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, 4...
Letter from the British Red Cross and Order of St. John sent to Mary Butler wife of Charles Butler. The letter confirms the information sent to Mary on the 7th February , 1918. Charles was killed on 4 October 1917 as he was drilling for water in no man's...
David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted by war service and in 1915 he joined the R.N.R. at...
David George Rees (1898-1938) was born in Barry, South Glamorgan. He attended Gladstone Road School until the age of 14 and then apprenticed as a Barry Channel Pilot. His apprenticeship was interrupted by war service and in 1915 he joined the R.N.R. at...
All next of kin of servicemen who lost their lives in the War were presented with a memorial plaque and commemorative scroll from the King and country. Often referred to as Dead Man's Penny, the plaque was cast in bronze and approximatley 5 inches in...
Charles Smith was one of fourteen children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. The family moved from Midsomer Norton in Somerset to find work in the Big Pit at Blaenavon, completing the whole journey on foot. Corporal Charles...
Trevor Smith was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in battle on 23 March 1916. He was one of 14 children to Gaius and Harriett Smith, 2, Railway Terrace, Blaenavon. Sapper Trevor Henry Smith served with the Royal Engineers, 170th Tunnelling Company....
Transcript: Distinguished Conduct Medal 20485 L/C.M. Thomas – 15 Battalion, Welsh R. (Llanelly).For conspicuous gallantry in action. When his entire section was wiped out by concentrated shrapnel and machine-gun fire continued alone to fire his...
Corporal Albert John Webb was born in King Street, Blaenavon on the 8 May 1884. In 1890 the family moved to Pontnewydd, Pontypool. In 1902 Albert served with the Territorial Army and in 1910 he won a barrel of beer in a rifle shooting competition. Albert...
H.M.S. Bellerophon was built at Portsmouth Dockyard and served with the Grand Fleet during the Great European War from August 1915 to arriving at Sheerness on January 1919. The war ship presented at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. H.M.S. Bellerophon entered...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcription: Dear Ethel and Ern Just a few lines in answer to your most welcome letter and to say I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed contents. I am glad to say...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Charles sends a letter to Ethel, Ern and the boys. In the letter Charles thanks Ethel for a parcel he received and says that it was shared amongst 'the boys' alongside...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Mother and Madge Just a few lines to say I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed contents it was grand. It was 9 days coming but the contents kept...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter. I am glad to say I received cake and cocoa quite safe and was very pleased with it....
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel & Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter & parcel. I was very pleased with ciggs and sweets it seems good to have some...
Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter I am glad to say I am quite well as it leaves me at present. I am sorry to hear Ern has been so bad I expect it is the bad weather you have been having. We have had grand...
An envelope addressed to Mr Ernie Cotes of 28, Afon Llwydd Terrace, Pontnewydd, Pontypool dated 1stApril 1917. The evelope contained a letter written by Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, of the 121stBattery Royal Field Artillery. Charles wrote numerous...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcription: [ ] and got a little girl. Yes dears I have given up worrying about them down at home let them go on with it my turn will come some day. My word you can...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your most welcome letter and parcel which I received quite safe I was very pleased with contents and enjoyed...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and parcel which I received quite safe and enjoyed contents I am glad to say I am in...
A field service postcard sent by Gunner M. Charles Jenkins to his sister Ethel Cotes of 28, Afon Llwydd Terrace, Pontnewydd, Pontypool. It states that he is in good health.
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern and boys, Just a few lines to you at last. I am sorry I have not written before as we have been very busy. Well dears I arrived back here...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Nell and Tom, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and parcel which I was pleased to receive. I am sorry I have not wrote before but I...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines to say I received parcel quite safe and was very pleased with the contents which we all enjoyed. Dear Ethel I am sorry...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter and to thank you very much for the parcel which I received on Thursday. I was glad...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, seved with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern, I am writing a few lines to thank you very much for parcel I enjoyed cake and cigarettes well dears I am sorry I have not written before...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Sunday, Dear Ethel and Ern, Just a few lines hoping you are quite well as it leaves me at present I received parcel quite safe and enjoyed pancakes they...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Guest View 106, High St., Portmadoc, Dear Sister and Brother, Just a few lines to thank you very much for cigarettes I was very pleased with them. I am very...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Dear Ethel and Ern and the boys, Just a few lines in answer to your welcome letter well dears I am glad to say I received your parcel quite safe and was...
Gunner M. Charles Jenkins, 1587, served with the 121st Battery Royal Field Artillery. Transcript: Guest View 106, High St., Portmadoc, Dear Sister and Brother, Just a few lines to thank you very much for cigarettes I was very pleased with them. I am very...
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