Letters From The Bowes Brothers – Nov. 20, 1920

Imperial War Graves Commission 33-38 Baker Street, London, England This is the final letter in the Bowes Brothers collection. The newly named Imperial War Graves Commission promises that Clifford Bowes will be commemorated. It lived up to that promise and he is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, which honours more than...
  • Letters From Bill – June 16, 1943.

    September 12, 2011 by Dan Black
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack: Yesterday was another swell day for mail. I got seven altogether, boy was I pleased…. Well “Ma” I guess I can say I am really in the Infantry now and by the looks of things here I stay. I think...
  • Letters From Bill – June 6, 1943.

    September 9, 2011 by Jason Duprau
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack:   …It gets tougher every day to try and find something to write about, I can’t tell you half the things I want to. Someday I hope I can give you all the news but not while I am over...
  • Letters From Bill – June 2, 1943.

    September 7, 2011 by Jason Duprau
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack:   I managed to get hold of this form by a piece of luck so am sitting right down to fill it out before it disappears. That is the only trouble over here, there are so many fellows who take...
  • Letters From Bill – May 27, 1943.

    September 5, 2011 by Jason Duprau
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack:   …The first day we were here they told us what we could write and what not to write and I figured it would be “Hello and Goodbye”.   Since coming here everything is going fine and I sure am...
  • Letters From Bill – May 23, 1943.

    August 30, 2011 by Jason Duprau
    Dear Mum, Dad and Jack:   Well here I am in England and it sure feels strange, in fact I hardly believe it and no doubt it is the same for you folks. Had a very quiet trip across and wasn’t a bit sick. Guess...
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