The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
Interesting item ! Woud ne nice t have the pillowcase framed on the wall wether original or not I've seen a lot of things like churchills cigar and a few other things start with a low estimate like this and make soooo much more !
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
It looks more like a tablecloth to me
Am quite interested in asking the Sheila holding up the linen a few questions........... Might even ask her about the sheets.
it was said they were single sheets as hitler prefered to sleep alone, that said,even if he did,im sure he would prefer a double for the granduer of it at the least,regards george w
I've got a pair of Eva's knickers going cheap if anyone's interested?