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Letter from Trentham during WWI

Letter from Trentham during WWI

Letter from Len Argyle, who served in World War One, to his young brother Leslie. At this time he was in training at Trentham Military Camp, near Wellington. Len Argyle (1894-1915), the son of Henry and Alice Argyle, was born in Carterton, Wairarapa, and moved with his family to Bunnythorpe in 1902. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted with the New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force together, and both died at Chunck Bair, Gallipoli, in 1915. ​ ​

 
Postcard sent from the front during WWI
Reverse of postcard

Postcard sent from the front during WWI

Postcard from Pat Argyle, on active service during World War One, to his young brother Leslie. The Argyles lived in Bunnythorpe, Manawatū. "Dear Les. Hope you will not be disappointed with the P.C. but it is the best I can get. It is one from a case of jam at the front so it will be a bit of a curio for you. Hope you will give it a place in your album. Pat." On the front is added " I would not fancy the jam would you Les. Pat." Pat, and Len his brother who served with him, both died at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli in 1915.

 
Pat and Len Argyle

Pat and Len Argyle

Pat (Percival) and Len Argyle were the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. They enlisted with the Army Expeditionary Force together and served in World War One. They both died at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli, in 1915. Pat (1890-1915) and Len (1894-1915) were both born in Carterton, Wairarapa, and moved with their family to Bunnythorpe in 1902.