Letter from Mrs Bertha Baynes to Walter 'Dem Baynes
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|Title||Letter from Mrs Bertha Baynes to Walter 'Dem Baynes|
|Notes||Letter to son from mother awaiting his demobilisation. Mentions forms to get soldiers over 21 extr 5/- a week. States 'they will keep sending on form untill peace is declare - that is next June they say now [sic]'. Written after Armistice but before declaration of peace.|
Walter Baynes (junior) served on the Somme. Brother (Arthur Baynes) served in the Navy. Father and mother - Walter and Bertha Baynes - ran china shop in Wakefield.
|Item Date||19th December 1918|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Stuart Lee|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Doreen Williams|