Men in the trenches
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The letters of WW1 widows show hardship of war

A group of letters written by the widows of husbands killed in the First World War are to be made public for the first time.

They were all written to Mary Pennyman, who was secretary of a benevolent fund for the King's Own Scottish Borderers.

The letters demonstrate the financial and emotional hardship that these women suffered after the loss of their husbands.

  • 07 Nov 2015
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