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August 19th 1914 - Letter from Arthur Sladden to his mother, Eugénie Sladden

19th August 1914
Correspondence From
Arthur Sladden, No 9 General Hospital
Correspondence To
Eugénie Sladden, Seward House, Badsey
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Text of Letter

No 9 General Hospital
Expeditionary Force


My dearest Mother

Just a line to say we are off in the early hours of tomorrow morning. We are not told where we are to be stationed, but as things appear at present, I should think NW Belgium or N France is most probable. I hope Uncle Fred has been able to leave Brussels, things look bad there.

I am wondering where George is, perhaps you’ll get news of him soon. How far I’ll be able to keep in touch with you all is difficult to say at present. Later on anyway I should think letters will be allowed to go home.

With very much love to you all.

From your son

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Envelope containing 1 sheet of notepaper
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Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
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