Letter from Yeoman Warder W.H. Buckland to Jimmy Price, together with a photograph of Yeoman Warder Buckland

Object Title

Letter from Yeoman Warder W.H. Buckland to Jimmy Price, together with a photograph of Yeoman Warder Buckland

Letter from Yeoman Warder W.H. Buckland to Jimmy Price, together with a photograph of Yeoman Warder Buckland

Date

25 June 1949

Reference

BUC 1

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Item

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Handwritten letter (turquoise blue ink] and photo., Constable-Tower/T of L; 25/6/49 Dear Jimmy/ Your letter was very interesting & I was pleased to hear that your family was connected with the D.C.L Is., An old friend of mine (R.S.M Reggie Chambers] was in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Of course your Mummy is correct about the Brstish Army (scored through) British Army. When next you visit the Tower, 'How do Mr Beefeater, I'm Jimmy from Dagenham'and we'll have a chat., So Cheerio By & God Bless you. / Your 'Beefeater' friend / Yeoman Warder W.H. Buckland., Photo: back inscribed 'To:- Jimmy Price/ From:- Yeoman Warder W.H. Buckland (Beefeater)/ 'Constable-Tower'/ H M Tower-of-London / Myself in 'State-Uniform' (less partizan) June 1949.

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