Posts Tagged ‘remembrance day’
Boer War Poem
Boer War Poem

My great-grandfather served in the Second Boer War (Crosby).  That is pretty much all I know. I found a letter when clearing my Aunt’s apartment (she recently passed at 99).    I also found a recruitment pamphlet that was sent to my great-grandfather in Manchester, dated November 1900. The letter doesn’t have a date, it doesn’t […]

November 11 – 2009

I like to repost this each 11/11 with some variation.   August 19th, 1944 Dear Mr. Morrison:- Before you receive this letter you will have had a telegram informing you of the very sad loss of your son, Flying Officer W.H. Morrison. It is with regret that I write to you this date to convey […]

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