Cyclostyled letter from the Ministry of Pensions to Mrs Ethel Annie Ottley, dated 19 December 1917
The letter expresses regret on the death of her husband Private Percy Ottley and encloses a money order for £5 to pay for extra expenses. Percy was killed at Bourlon Wood on 23 November 1917 during the Battle of Cambrai.
From a collection of service papers, photographs and documents relating to the death in action of Pte Percy Crofts Ottley, London Scottish on 23 Nov 1917.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection