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Postcard sent by Private Charlie Cole, 1918

Private Charlie Cole served with the 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment) during World War One (1914-1918).

In 1918 he became a prisoner of war, and was incarcerated at Stendal in Germany. He died there as a prisoner on 17 September 1918.

In this postcard he writes how much he misses his wife and children and is looking forward to seeing them.

One of 23 documents relating to Pte Charlie Cole, 7th Bn the Buffs, 1914 (c)-1920.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-07-1163-7


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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