Letter from Pte. Leonard Green
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|Author||Green, Leonard E.|
|Title||Letter from Pte. Leonard Green|
|Notes||This letter from the soldier to his parents describes how he is on the ship bound for blighty in the care of the organisation responsible for repatriation on P o W's. By a happy chance it is due to dock in Hull, Yorkshire, which is Pte Green's home town and from which he left for France nearly a year (and almost a lifetime) earlier.|
Letter written on headed notepaper: 'The Young Men's Christian Association With The British Prisoners of War Interned in Holland'
Pte. 316448 Leonard E. Green, 1/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, was reported Missing in Action on 23rd March 1918 and officially declared dead, twice, before his status as a Prisoner of War was confirmed.
|Item Date||1st December 1918|
|Creation place||YMCA Holland|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Dr Roger Green|