19 Mar 1974

Scope and Content

Letter sent from Rhyl, Denbighshire. EMW writes that JS was due to come home for their wedding, but his leave was cancelled on 1 Jul 1916. He died on 10th Jul, leading his company into a bayonet attack in Mametz Wood. Encloses a copy of a letter received from his friend Sergeant PW. ACH notes that he replied 23 Mar, enclosing a photo.