Letter from POW camp from 2nd Lt Charles E. Carr
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|Author||Carr, Charles E.|
|Title||Letter from POW camp from 2nd Lt Charles E. Carr|
|Notes||Lt C. E. Carr, 20th London Regiment (my grandfather) was taken prisoner south of St Quentin on March 23rd 1918. This is an image of his letter to his fiancÃ©e Connie Barry, 31st March 1918, plus an image of a transcript.|
Written on headed notepaper: 'Absender : | Kriegsgefangenensendung 2nd Lieut C E Carr 3rd London Regiment | Festungs Jazerett 1 | Abteilung..... Stube..... | Offiziergefangenenlager Mainz.'
Second Lieutenant Charles E. Carr, 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) bN. London Regiment, began the war as a Private in the 16th (Queen's Westminster Rifles) Bn. London Regiment (Service no. 3278, later 550880).
|Item Date||31st March 1918|
|Creation place||Mainz POW Camp|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Mark Sutherland|