Sid & Elsie : love across the miles and down the years 4

Another card and poem from Sid to Elsie in 1917.

Sometimes, dear wife, when I’m lonely,
The spell of your magic presence
Will drive away all care and sadness
And brighten my darkest hour
In sunshine and in shadow too
With heart and soul I am longing for you.

Salonica 1917.

To My Daring Wife from
Your ever loving and devoted Husband.
Sid xxxxxx

 


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Author: scswebeditor

Robin Braysher joined the SCS in 2003 and from 2008 has been the Society's web editor. His interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Fred, who served as a cyclist with the BSF from 1915 to 1917, mainly in the Struma valley. Robin hands over the role in October 2021 to Andy Hutt. Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served as a Royal Engineer from 1916-1918. All posts prior to February 2021 are by Robin. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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