Somewhere in France

Harold Statia writes home to his sister, sharing a story of his experience in the Battle of the Somme: 48-hours, up-to-his-knees in rainwater, with no shelter and under heavy bombardment. Statia also makes note of the many letters he has yet to write, including one to his brother Cecil. Altogether, about 2 billion letters were sent during the war by the British Army Postal Service.

Somewhere in France Statis - 13 July 1916

Streetsville Review, 13 July 1916


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