31 Jul '14, 3pm

Letter First World War soldier wrote to his wife just weeks before he was killed: Lance Corporal Frederick Swa...

Letter First World War soldier wrote to his wife just weeks before he was killed: Lance Corporal Frederick Swa...

L/Cpl's daughters were amazed to discover their father's heartfelt love letter to their mother after her death. In full, the letter reads: 'My foot is progressing very slowly but lately I have been very bad in health for the conditions I have had to go through out here is gradually telling upon my constitution for I reckon I have stood it well up till now but I feel as I am getting beaten. 'How I wish that this terrible anxiety and suspense was over for I do long to be with you and our dear little ones who are continually in my mind. 'I have done over my bit as you know but it seems no matter how long or what you have been through out here they are never done with you 'Let us... Hope for a peaceable time for us both and all for if I am lucky enough to get through it alright I hope to have a happy and loving life with you and our dear little ones for you know I love you and...

Full article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2712060/Heartrend...

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