WW1 soldiers' farewell notes on Llangollen bridge lost to damp

WW1 soldiers' farewell notes on Llangollen bridge lost to damp
 

As he waited for the train to take him to the front, one soldier took a pencil and wrote of his hope of seeing his unborn baby.
But AJ Candy would never get his wish as he was killed in battle in the World War One.
Now it is feared his farewell note and others written by soldiers on the bricks of a bridge in Llangollen, Denbighshire, could be lost forever.
There are concerns damp could erase them unless action is taken.
The signatures, scrawled on the bricks under the bridge close to Berwyn station, are thought to have been etched onto the wall as the soldiers waited to be taken to Flanders... read more

 
13 August 2018 in Regional, Views: 64
Source: BBC
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