Prisoner of War Letter (1)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
This is the letter my grandmother received in 1914 from the German Army, I believe it portrays the element of moral decency of that period. Walter Markham joined the 1st Batt. East Yorkshire Regiment in 1903 aged 16 years (he lied about his age). When the Great-War broke out his Battalion left for France on the 8th September 1914 and proceeded towards Aisne where they engaged the Germans in the 1st Battle of Aisne between...