Poignant Wills And Personal Letters of 230,000 First World War British Soldiers To Be Revealed In New Online Archive After They Lay Unseen For Almost A Century
In one such letter, written on August 10, 1914, Private Joseph Witchburn of 2nd Battalion The Durham Light Infantry tells his mother: 'I dare say this will be the last letter you will receive from me until the war is over, as I am prepared to move to the front at any moment.'
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