The Great War, I was there - Part 6

WHEN THE BEST NEWS WAS HOME NEWS In the pauses of battle the two things that mattered most to Tommy were rations and letters, and there were but few men who would not rather have had their letters from home than their rations. Here, during the first battle of Ypres, in October 1914, the ismail being distributed to men of the 19th Infantry Brigade at a roadside farmhouse. They wanted all the news from home, though a“field postcard ”might be all the reply they could make. Imperial War Museum 217 f
Add Names

Disclaimer

We have sought to ensure that the content of this website complies with UK copyright law. Please note however, that we may have been unable to ascertain the rights holders of some items. Where we have digitised items, we have done so with items that to the best of our knowledge, following due investigations, are in the public domain. While the original works are in the public domain we reserve all rights to the usage of the digital works.

The document titled The Great War, I was there - Part 6 is beneath this layer.

To view this document now, please sign up as a full access member.

Free Account Registration

Please enter your first name
Please enter your surname
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter your password
By creating an account you agree to us emailing you with newsletters and discounts, which you can switch off in your account at any time

Already a member? Log in now
Small Medium Large Landscape Portrait