Lawrence Pridham’s short letter to his uncle sent while on his last leave in Tottenham and talks about the short notice and his expected entraining date for leaving overseas.
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Am home on last leave, as you see you never know where you are in the army. We were warned 10 A.M. yesterday morning & away in the afternoon we are supposed to entrain on the 6 Oct.
Do not send any mail to Bn as it will only be held up till we reach England if writing send to above address.
Hoping the Germans to not reach you, I remain Yours pugnaciously till we reach Berlin. [??]
- 27 September 1916 (Base Borden)
- 30 September 1916 (Tottenham)
- 07 October 1916 (Base Borden)
- 14 January 1917 (London)
- 15 February 1917 (France)
- 27 March 1917 (France)
- 5 July 1917 (France)
- 23 September 1917 (France)
- 31 January 1918 (France)
- 1 February 1918 (most likely from France)
- 21 April 1918 (France)
- 11 July 1918 (France)