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April 15. 1915
Dear Mrs Astley — it is with the greatest grief that I write to you to tell you of your son’s death which took place at 8 a.m.
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Miley, F. M., & Read, A. F. (2015). “Broken and mad”: Accounting, shell shock and the British Army medical unit 1914-18. Paper presented at the 20th Conference on the History of Management and Organisations Lille, France. 240 more words
A Reading soldier wrote to the wife of his minister at home to tell her about the horrors of what he was experiencing. The letter was later published in the magazine of Broad Street Congregational Church. 198 more words
Reading people got a glimpse into the work of the Royal Army Medical Corps close to the Western Front, thanks to this letter from Victor Fowler, which was printed in the St John’s Church magazine. 528 more words