Received the Sox

Pte. Harold Edwin Statia writing home to Streetsville in gratitude of Mrs. Bentley for the socks sent to him by parcel. He expresses a longing to run into the one of the boys from Streetsville out there with him. Harold attained the rank of Corporal before he was killed in action later in the year on October 8 while fighting at the Somme in Flanders.

Received Socks - 27 Apr 1916

Streetsville Review, 27 April 1916

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s