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PostSubject: Letter writing   Letter writing EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 12:26 pm

Is it true that the British soldier often had to resort to using the lead in his bullets to write letters? I've just come across two examples by Private William Seymour that are almost completely illegible, and just wondered if anybody knew of any others!
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