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Ifor (Ivor) Leslie Evans - World War I Correspondence

Ifor (Ivor) Leslie Evans - World War I Correspondence

The collection consists almost entirely of correspondence predominately relating to Ifor L. Evans detainment in Germany during the Great War (1914-1918); letters and postcards between Ifor, his parents (Mr W. J. Evans and Mrs M. Evans) and grandmo...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE

Date(s)

  • 1913-1922 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Letter from B. J. Dale

Mr Dale is overjoyed that the Ruhleben prisoners are soon to be released. He does not know when exactly Ifor will get home but hopes he will get this letter soon. Mr Dale hopes to visit a friend in Kerry on 14 December and wonders if it would be p...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-2-11

Date(s)

  • 25 November 1918 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Letter from B. J. Dale

He dare not attempt the journey from Kerry to Aberdare. He has an important engagement in Emma on the Tuesday and could not possibly make the journey from Kerry to Aberdare and then be home again by Monday.

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-2-12

Date(s)

  • 08 December 1918 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Letter from Ifor to his father

Informs his father that the arrangement with Selfridges is working well and acknowledges a 2nd parcel from the. He has received the 1st batch of Danish bread, which is an improvement over that from Berne. Ifor brings up the subject of his parents ...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-1-B-39

Date(s)

  • 01 February 1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Letter from Ifor to his father

In reply to his father's letter of 16 October 1917. In response he acknowledges parcels as well as bank remittances and discusses possible changes to both. Ifor expresses his sorrow at hearing the news of E. G. Coote's death and mentions a serious...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-1-B-59

Date(s)

  • 18 November 1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Letter from Ifor to his father

Ifor starts with acknowledging parcels received. He writes that he has not been to the Sanatorium to see B. J. Dale since the accident, though Macmillan has gotten permission to visit him on 2 occasions. However Ifor was fortunate in being able to...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-1-B-60

Date(s)

  • 07 December 1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Postcard from Ifor to his father

Reply to his father's letter of 04 September 1917. He hopes is father's concert will be a success but wonders why they are singing the Hymn of Praise. Ifor hopes the choir will be singing to Welsh words, which he feels will result in a better perf...

Reference code

GB GB0982 ILE-1-B-52

Date(s)

  • 12 October 1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Item
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