Posted by Tonupdave
on November 8, 2020, 2:04 pm, in reply to "Re: Remember
Unfortunately when Mother died my Sister and Brother took the effects a lot were lost I didn't have a say my brother he binned a lot my sister just kept and never investigated both are now gone and stuff from my sister came to light Dad's medals the label tied to him the telegram to Nan saying where he was being repatriated to and the hospital plus travel arrangements I now have all hese I would like to go to the battle site Mametz Wood it is still very dangerous as the wood has now grown back with the detritus of war in the trees You are not allowed into the wood but the perimeter of the Hammerhead is still there where dad was found.. Perhaps one day?
Also found that Mum had an Australian boyfriend I have his letters from Gallipoli which he survived a letters Adelaid before she met dad.
Thank you for your support...