Category Archives: Pegler

Arthur Pegler’s Will

Recently they have begun digitising WW1 soldiers wills. I did a quick search and found that Arthur Pegler’s will had already been digitised so I ordered it hoping that it would contain something interesting. Unfortunately this was not the case, … Continue reading

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Sergeant Arthur James Pegler

Arthur James Pegler would have been my Great Uncle (handsome fellow wasn’t he). My Grandmother’s big brother he was a good few years older than her, Arthur was 24 when he died on the Somme. She would have only been … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler abt late 1916 – Somme

Dear Madam No doubt you will be very surprised when you receive this letter. I should have written before but I was unable to obtain your address so I could not do so. It concerns the death in action of … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler – 14/8/1916 – Somme

Dear Madam I trust you will pardon the liberty I am taking in writing to you. It is with great regret that I have to inform your brothers death on 7th August 1916. He was killed and buried at the … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler – France 6/12/15

My Dear Mother I hope Mother you do not worry or take any notice of not hearing from me often. As it is rather awkward and not getting much time to myself to write and when you do do not … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler – 2/9/15

Dear Winnie I have received your letter and am pleased that everybody at home is in good health and doing well. The same as it leaves me at present. I have seen those ships of paper before and I wish … Continue reading

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Arthur Pegler – 28/7/15 – France

Dear Queenie Just a line hoping you re in good health and all at home. I wrote Dad a letter last night hope he received it safe. Well how are things at Horsfield now about the same as ever I … Continue reading

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