Letters to F Head from home

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Description

Two letters brought back by Frederick Head, that were sent to him and other Wokingham soldiers at war in 1917.

One from Wycliffe Mothers meeting dated Nov 1917 included a present for Christmas and good wishes. The other from Milton Road Baptist Church dated Xmas 1917 again wishing well to the men at War at Christmas time.

Frederick Head born in 1878 served in the Royal Corps of Engineers. At his demobilisation in 1919 he was a Lance Corporal in the 334 Road Construction Company and a Road Foreman.

A local man from Mount Pleasant he was married and had a younger brother who also served in the War. His family remained in Wokingham and his grandaughter retains these items and his history.

This piece is part of an external collection and is not available to view in person.

Source

Identifier

AWI13

Citation

“Letters to F Head from home,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed August 7, 2020, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/AWI13.