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069: January 2004


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'Dear Mother Great War letters From A Bristol Soldier'


ISBN: 1 904537 07 3  SB 144 pp £7.99 Published by RedcliffePress Ltd, 81g Pemroke Rd, Bristol BS83EA.  ”Dear Mother” is one of those treats that crop up all too rarely; a lovingly preserved collection of private letters that have survived the passage of time. The book has two stories to tell. First the short life of a young soldier; and second the…

15 December 1916: Pte Nicholas Joseph Mann


Nicholas was the son of a shoe maker and later cabinet maker, and former Colour Sergeant. Nicholas served in the South Africa Campaign, though by the 1911 Census he is recorded as a labourer.  On attestation on 4 Sept 1914 from surviving papers, we learn that Nicholas was 5ft 6in tall, had blue eyes, brown hair and a 35 in chest. He was posted 9 S…

1 June 1918 : Captain Hewson Street MC & Bar


Parents George (the local blacksmith) and Eliza (née Thorpe)  Raised, Woodall Spa, Leicestershire. At the 1901 Census, age 7, Hewson was at home with his parents, older sister and two younger siblings, his grandmother and a blacksmith apprentice to his father.  He was educated Church of England School, Woodall Spa. At the 1911 Census, age 17, He…