Five page letter, typed, from Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis to his father, dated June 13, 1918, from "Somewhere in France".
Sgt. Willis discusses his experience traveling to the front lines; trench life; watching aerial dogfights; experiencing artillery bombardments, gas attacks, a German attack; the condition of French villages; interactions with French civilians; rations; serving with Australian soldiers; and his hopes for his life after the war.
From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
|Date||June 13, 1918|
Willis, Sidney Morse
World War I
|Title||Letter from Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis to his father|