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Prisoner of War Account

Prisoner of War Account

Pte Frederick Reuben Norton (267202), Sherwood Foresters, went to France on 5th June 1917. He kept a brief diary of locations and activity until his capture at Bullecourt, France. He sent home cards and letters thoughout his captivity, which have been saved by the family. There is a photograph of his son Herbert, which he carried during the war. His will, dated 5th February 1918, has also surv…