WWI Letter in South Tyneside Garden Sparks Search for Soldier’s Family

Posted by admin on Nov 22, 2012

The relatives of a World War I soldier whose letter was found in a South Tyneside back garden are being sought. The letter, dated 15 September 1918, describes items the soldier has found on the battlefields.

Two photographs were also found during the garden clear-out by South Tyneside Council at a property in Lake View, Hebburn. The council now wants to find the relatives of the young soldier to return the “treasured memories”.

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