Extract from WW1 letter dated 4th April 1917
From a soldier in the B.E.F in France to Ethel Linn in USA
“Dear Friend, Just to let you know that I have received a issue of cigarettes from the Over Seas Club Tobacco Fund of which you have been subscribing to…and I thought it was my duty to write and thank you for helping us lads through the Great Campaign…” Stretcher Bearer Groves 11466, 16 Platoon, D Coy, 2nd KRR, British Ex. Force, France