Letter: To Margaret Blunden.
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|Author||Blunden, Edmund (1896-1974)|
|Title||Letter: To Margaret Blunden.|
|Notes||Letter from Edmund Blunden to his mother Margaret. He writes describing returning to the battalion after signalling practice / apologizes for having failed to write before / hopes to be able to continue sending cheques / recent German advances / beginning a diary, accidently / meeting T. L. Wright Housey, a friend from school, who assures him that London has not been destroyed by zeppelin raids / jokes about little brothers and sisters and their wasting money on sweets and recent photographs sent from Plymouth by Margaret / reports no leave as yet / reading Frank Morris's 'The Pit' / discusses music and recent damage to some battalion gramaphone records / a sultry night / wishing for some ale.|
|Item Date||12th July 1916|
|Creation place||Somme (Google Maps)|
|Repository name||Blunden Family Private Collection|
|Copyright||The Edmund Blunden Literary Estate|