‘Beastly lot of bounders’ - November 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
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The national press in England was full of tales of terrible German actions and this letter’s sentiments fit in with general feeling.

“Writing to Miss L.A.G. Yeoman, c/o Mrs J. Lilley, 25 Park Street, Horsham, Sapper P.J. McCormack, of the Royal Engineers, with the British Expeditionary Force, says: I might rell you we are performing wonderful feats out here.

“I have no doubt you read of them in the papers which is all quite true. The Germans are a beastly lot of bounders and full of cowardly tricks which they manage to displayon different occasions, shelling Red Cross waggons, and lots of other things too putrid to think of...”