19TH OCT.1915: AFTER THE BATTLE – TREASURED SAYINGS FROM HOME.

South Staffordshire Badgee1/5th SOUTH STAFFORDS WAR DIARY.

ALLOUAGNE REST BILLETS

19th Oct.Tue:  Marched to ALLOUAGNE and went into billets

BERTIE HIBBETT: 19 in 1914.
BERTIE HIBBETT:
19 in 1914.

Pte BERTIE HIBBETT: A Little Book of Words & Doings.

19th Oct. 1915: ‘At Allouayne in Barn. Sent Souvenir Cards Home.

Treasured Sayings in Letters from Home after the Charge of Oct 13th. 

ARTHUR HIBBETT: 56 in 1914.
ARTHUR HIBBETT:
56 in 1914.

 

God bless & keep my two boys’.  Father.

IDA HIBBETT. 27 in 1914.
IDA HIBBETT.  27 in 1914.

I was so glad to hear you are safe & well, so I say –  Thank God. Thank God.  Always your affec.  Sister.

I am always praying for you my darling sons. God is good  & He will take care of you if you ask Him.’  Mother.

MARIE NEAL HIBBETT: 53 in 1914.
MARIE NEAL HIBBETT:
53 in 1914.

 

Basil Hibbett Age 18. 1916.
BASIL HIBBETT 17 in 1915.

‘I have never been more earnest in my prayers for you both.’ Basil.

 

 

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ELIZABETH HIBBETT WEBB
ELIZABETH HIBBETT WEBB

After the Battle of Loos-Hohenzollern 13th-15th October 1915.

Corporal Sydney Hibbett and Pte Bertie’s best pal Vernon Evans were in the Battle. Fortunately Bertie himself did not arrive back in time from Rouen Hospital or he would have been in the Charge, one of ‘A’ Company’s bombing parties.

NEXT POSTS: 21st Oct 1915 & 24th Oct.1915 will be posted as soon as possible.

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