ITEMS FROM THE BATTLE of Bir el abd

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ITEMS FROM THE BATTLE of Bir el abd

Postby Jonsig » Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:59 pm

Items sent home by a Trooper from the battle of Bir el abd

A small letter written on a page from the a notebook Reads.

Dear Mum
Just a few lines to let you no that I am still in the land of the
living.I am keeping well.
I am sending you these few lines home to you.
The copper bullets I have sent, makes a very cruel wound
but its only generally fired from Airplanes.
I am writing letter to you first chance. Au Revoir, John xxx

on the other-side it reads as follows.


Turkish Oil can used for keeping bolts of rifles in working
order.
Piece of one of our shells used against Turks
of Bir el abd
Different kinds of bullets used against us by the Turks
Buttons

John


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