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Last letter home dated 6th July 1916.
Discovered in a loft - Poingnant reminder of families tragic loss during the Great War.
A moving time capsule containing the last belongings of a dead soldier his family couldn't bring themselves to look at has been found in an attic after 98 years.
The possessions of Private Edward Ambrose were sent home from the Western Front to his devastated parents after he was killed at the Somme.
Too painful to look at, the poignant items were shut into a leather case and put into storage where they remained for almost a century.
The case has now been opened by Pvt Ambrose's 82-year-old nephew who recovered it after reading about an appeal for untold stories for a local First World War exhibition.
The effects include black and white photos of his loved ones, letters from his parents, his half-smoked pipe and a cigarette case with 10 roll-ups.