Two letters from 'Harry' to his father

Accession Number AWM2017.6.84
Collection number PR82/008
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Letter
Physical description 13 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Two letters from 'Harry' to his father. The first letter, dated 4 September 1914, London; gives an account of the opening stages of the war from a civilian’s point of view with accounts of German actions filtering through as well as a belief in a quick victory for the allied forces. The second letter, 15 September 1914, London, Harry discusses ideas of a future with Britain keeping peace in Europe, predicts a poor outcome for the mining business and speak of the associated hardship. [Includes envelope]