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War letters of fallen Englishmen.

Laurence Housman

War letters of fallen Englishmen.

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Edited by Laurence Housman.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD640 .H76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6764082M
    LC Control Number31026361
    OCLC/WorldCa2217161


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During the First World War, letter writing was the main form of communication between soldiers and their loved ones, helping to ease the pain of British Army Postal Service delivered around 2 billion letters during the war. War Letters of Fallen Englishmen.

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Many war letters are available for online viewing at sites such as the National Postal Museum's War Letters Lost and Found. It is inevitable that with such a large proportion of Englishmen joining the Union Army that some would distinguish themselves in action.

In fact there were at least 67 English winners of the Congressional Medal of Honour in the American Civil War that are properly documented.

Phillip Baybutt is the first name on that roll of honour. Early life. Laurence Housman was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, one of seven children including an older brother and sister, the classical scholar and poet A. Housman and the writer Clemence his mother died, and his father remarried, to a cousin.

After education at Bromsgrove School, he went with his sister Clemence to study art at the Lambeth School of Art and the. Although the soldiers' lives in World War I revolved around fighting, they also spent time off-duty or simply waiting for a battle to commence.

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