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

January 24th 1919. Mustafa Barracks, Alexandria.


January 23rd 1919. Alexandria, Egypt. Back to school while awaiting demobilization.

Dec 26th 1918. Alexandria, Egypt. “I must wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year”

Dec 18 1918.

December 3rd 1918. ‘Alex’

Alexandria, Egypt. November 29th 1918

November 26th 1918 Dear Mailys …

Happy Thanksgiving

In the spirit of the season here is the program for the Cymanfa Ganu or singing festival held for Welsh troops to give thanks for victory.

November 1st 1918 “Turkey has chucked in”

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