This letter was sent home by Pat Gordon to his father at Christkirk.
It was written on a train from Bedford to Southampton en route for France
Mr Leith-Hay was the Laird of Leith Hall.
At that time Christkirk was a tenanted farm on The Leith Hall Estate.

4th Batt, GH War Diaries. BEF 3rd Div, 8th Brigade.
Entry - Left Bedford and arrived at Havre, France 20/2/1915.
Joined 8th Infantry Brigade on 27/2/1915 at Zillebeke, Belgium

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This letter is reproduced here by kind permission of George Gordon, Alford.