Letter home written by 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes on his departure for France (1)

Raynes Albert Brainerd
Letter home written by my uncle, 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes, as he is about to depart on the boat for France and the trenches. 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 St., Nottingham, he is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. Lieutenant Raynes...