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100021 Pte Joseph Fletcher from Froggatt: a mothers desperate letter……..

Dear Sir

Is it possible to obtain any information from you concerning my son Pte Joseph Fletcher who was taken prisoner on 21st March 1918. I have received news from him fortnightly until the week before the signing of the Armistice: since I have had no news whatever, and we are very anxious about him.

Yours respectively, Mrs Fletcher

Joseph was repatriated on the 25th December 1918

Service with the 1/8th Battalion

Joseph was posted to the 1/8th Battalion on the 29th January 1918, which was holding front line posts near Cambrai when the Germans raided causing several casualties.

Service Record
Record of capture
Joseph was interned in Dulmen POW Camp