Letter from Pte Bassett to Ernest and Lily Bassett. 5 of 6.

Letter from Pte Leslie Bassett to Ernest and Lily Bassett, dated ‘Somewhere’ 20 Jun 1916. Describes Bassett’s new billet and contact details, refers to an imminent attack going ‘over the top. Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). From a collection of 82 letters, cuttings and maps related to the service and death of Pte Leslie ‘Jack’ Bassett, serving with the 32nd Bn Australian Infantry Force in France during World War One (1914-1918). Bassett was born in London and emigrated to Australia, where he enlisted, and was batman to Brig Gen C S Davies, Bassett died in Harefield Hospital on 10 Jan 1919 of a weak heart.