Letters from Keith Shadforth Dowling to his mother, 1918

Place Europe: France
Accession Number RCDIG0001150
Collection number 2DRL/0259
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letters
Physical description 9 Image/s captured
Maker Dowling, Keith Shadforth Sheen
Place made France
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

These letters written by Dowling to his mother cover his experiences at the Western Front in France as part of the 107th Field Artillery Battery, including the use of a captured German dugout being used as a guard room while he was tasked with guarding German prisoners of war, and the excitement when a bombardier rushed into the room and informed those present of the armistice in November 1918. This file contains:
Letter from Keith Shadforth Dowling to his mother, [France], 30 September 1918;
Letter from Keith Shadforth Dowling to his mother, France, 11 November [1918].