Official Welcome Home from the King sent to Leonard Green
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|Subject||Green, Leonard E.|
|Title||Official Welcome Home from the King sent to Leonard Green|
|Notes||This is the official welcome home message from the King to all who had been Prisoners of War.|
Understandably,perhaps, he has forgotten that he had sent a message of sympathy on the death of the soldier a few months earlier.
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||December 1918|
|Creation place||Buckingham Palace|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Dr Roger Green|