Telegram from Buckingham Palace about the death of 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Telegram from Buckingham Palace about the death of my uncle, 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes. 2nd Lt Raynes was born in New York and had dual citizenship; he therefore was not obliged to fight in the war. Editor's Comment: Second Lieutenant Albert Brainerd Raynes, Royal Sussex Regiment, attached 2nd Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment, was killed in action on 10th March 1915, aged 20. The son of Albert Edward and Alice Mary Raynes, of 201, Denman...