|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||8 Image/s captured|
Huntingdon, Sydney Lyne
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Hamel Area, Hamel|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copy provided for personal non-commercial use|
Typescript of a letter written by Sydney Lyne Huntingdon to his wife Hilda Huntingdon, 1918
Typescript of a letter relating to the First World War service of 757, Private Sydney Lyne Huntingdon written to his wife Hilda Huntingdon on 20th September 1918. This letter describes events leading up to the attack on Hamel and its aftermath. Includes descriptions of bombardments and strafes from both sides, Huntingdon praises American soldiers in their first action on the British front. The typed transcript contains the complete contents of the letter.