Letter from Lord Lucan to Leonard Green's Parents

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
This letter, signed by the Earl of Lucan on behalf of the British Red Cross and Order of St John (Dept. for wounded and missing) contains an eye-witness account of Pte. Green's death by machine-gun fire at "Tretry" (probably "Tertry" which is on the Somme-Peronne front), and was received by his parents very shortly after the letter acknowledging that he was a P o W. Editor's Comment: Pte. 316448 Leonard E. Green, 1/5th Bn. Northumberland...