Alf Smith correspondence 7 August 1918

POSTKARTE

Kriegsgefangenensendung

Senders address

Name Smith Christian name Alfred

Rank Private. Camp No. E.K. 6

Regiment 53rd M.G.C.  Regtl No 27521

Camp of Friedrichsfeld near Wesel.

 

Mr. T. Smith

100 Arcadian Gardens,

Wood Green.

London North England.

Aug 5th 18

 

Friedrichsfeld My Dear Father,

We have just got a post-card issue so I thought I would send you the first one to know how you are I hope in the best of health & still smiling I have written to Albert this same post so he will let you know all the news which is real good this time as we received our first parcel last Friday cannot tell you all about it here. We are expecting letters soon which you can bet will be very welcome.  Glad to say I am A 1 so Cheerio.  With much love from your devoted Son.

 

Postcard from MACHINE GUN CORPS PRISONERS OF WAR FUND

7/8/18

Re Pte. A.A. Smith

In reply to yours of the 5th inst we have pleasure in enclosing herewith our standard letter for your information re parcels.  Please give the above mans M. Gun Corps No we think it should be 142687.

Letter

Headquarters,

Machine Gun Training Centre,

GRANTHAM

13.8.18

MACHINE GUN CORPS PRISONER OF WAR FUND.

 

Dear Sir,

Ref Pte. A.A. Smith 142678

Attached please find Coupon which please hand on to the above Prisoner’s next of kin to enable them to forward Personal Parcel, the contents of which must strictly conform to the list of articles shewn on the circular letter already sent, or the whole may be confiscated.

Shall be pleased to receive a regular monthly subscription of 10/- but if 15/- per month could be sent this being the cost of one of the new size parcels, one parcel per month could be sent in his Father’s name, otherwise I must ask him to inform him in his letters to what extent he is helping.

Yours faithfully

 

*****  Capt. Hon Treas. M.G.C. P.O.W. Fund

To Mr Smith, “Manorfield” 100 Arcadian Gardens, Bowes Park, N.22.

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