Edward Brittain in Italy

from Letter from Edward Brittain to Vera Brittain, 22 Dec. 1917, page 387:

The gramphone returned last night with the spare kit from the base: great joy - Sweet Early Violets and Down in the Forest Again. I wonder how long it will be before we have to dump it again.
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Letter from Edward Brittain to Vera Brittain, 22 Dec. 1917. In A. G. Bishop and Mark Bostridge (ed.), Letters from a lost generation : First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends - Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow (:London, 1999), p. 387. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1400742984581 accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Italy


Edward Brittain
captain, Officer (armed forces)

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Down in the forest again
Sweet early violets
written by Louis F. Sherrington

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Edward was serving with the 11th Sherwood Foresters on the Italian Front.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 22 May 2014 08:16:24 +0100