Soulsby, William Henry (b.1891 - d.1917)

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme
Accession Number PR04961
Collection type Private Record
Record type Whole
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letters
Maker Soulsby, William Henry
Place made France, United Kingdom: Scotland
Date made 1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 2230 Private William Henry 'Harry' Soulsby, France and Scotland, 1916.

Wallet 1 of 1 - contains two letters written by Private Soulsby to his brother Bertie (Bert) Clark Soulsby, dated 19 November and 19 December 1916. Mentions cold, snow, mud and shells at the Somme and relief at being granted leave in Scotland.

Private William Soulsby was killed in action in France on 25 April 1917.