A1 and in the Pink – 100 years on

WWI as seen in the letters of Sgt GC Roberts MM of the 1/5th Welsh Regiment

March 29th 1919. Hadra. ‘confound those Gipos’


Hadra is a district on the eastern side of Alexandria, now the site of a major Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery (WWI and II)


March 19th 1919 Adra, Egypt. Flying Column.

March 15th 1919 Sidi Bishr. The Egyptian Revolution.


March 4th 1919 Alexandria. To Dyfan Roberts.

March 4th 1919 Alexandria

Feb 27th 1919 Alexandria

February 15th 1919 Alexandria

Feb 2nd 1919. Dear Dyfan…. “EEF, Expedition Everybodies Forgotten.”

February 2nd 1919 Alexandria. “Reconstruction and Occupation”

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