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Letter from Lance-corporal John Freeman to Miss Dale, 1916 August 3

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Author: Freeman, John
Abstract: Lance-corporal Freeman is writing to Miss Dale to inform her of the death of Jimmy (Carson). Jimmy was struck in the head by a shrapnel bullet from an exploding bomb while making a charge on the German trenches. Freeman goes into more detail of Jimmy’s demeanor and compliments Jimmy for always doing his share of the work. This letter contained its mailing envelope. Lance-corporal Freeman is the only one whose letters refer to Carson as Jimmy. 2 pages
Issued Date: 1916-08-03
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/21055
Citation: Dale Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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