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Echelon, Edward (fl. 1915) to Alf Echelon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07810.104 Author/Creator: Echelon, Edward (fl. 1915) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 October 1915 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to his brother about the Battle of Loos, 25 September to 19 October 1915, and its toll on the city. Discusses local news and mentions mutual friends.

Background Information: Alf Echelon fought with the British Expeditionary Force in the 6th Battalion Field Artillery, 3rd Cavalry Division. George Echelon, his brother, also served during World War I.

People: Echelon, Edward, fl. 1915
Echelon, Alf, fl. 1915

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IMilitary HistorySoldier's LetterGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsBattleWartime Pillaging and DestructionFrance

Sub Era: World War I

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