Letter from parents of Pte S Wray killed in action (1)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Letter from parents of Pte Wray (killed at Arras May 1917) to his pal Sid Morgan giving news from home and expressing sorrow that Sid Morgan had been deprived of leave and sent to Italy. Note the speculation about the conditions Sid might find in Italy and the importance attached to cigarettes. Editor's Comment: Pte. 23959 Sidney George Wray, C Squadron, 1st Troop, 16th Lancers, later transferred to the 1st Bn. East Surrey Regiment, taking...