The Lost Generation : World War I Poetry: Bradley Letter #18

letter to ed bradley

Transcribed letter to Mr. Ed Bradley, #18, April 16, 1919. From the World War I Collection (AR0819).

April 16, 1919


This is a letter written to Mr. Ed Bradley on April 16, 1919. The letters in the Bradley collection are from multiple individuals, and with the name cut off after the salutation, we cannot tell who sent the letter.

In this letter, the writer describes the loss of his best friend and others from his company, during a battle on Hill 60, a battlefield in Belgium, which was fought over throughout the war as it offered a valauble vantage point.