Letter from No 1 Inf Records to Leonard Green's parents

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
This is the official acknowledgement that Pte. L. Green is after all alive and, as he wryly told me, when they put him back on the payroll. (He had been Missing in Action since March 23rd and officially declared dead - twice - since then, so he was due for about six month's back pay which, he told me, took some six months to recover!) Note the bureaucratic way they ask his father to "cancel...