“Jack’s war” – twenty years in the British Army , item 22

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 Letter 1: 

Well Dear wife tell

Vera I was asking

for her and hope she

in the best of Form

she looks fine in the

Photo well I want you

to send me a Pipe has

soon has you Can Teddy

Byrne will get it for you

tell him it a G.BD I

want it may be a Bit

dear But I will send

you they money for it

after it hard to get a

Pipe here Tell  mothe

and Tom I was asking

for them I suppose Tom

is still on the Tak will

you got over they flu


 Letter 2: 

well my dear wife you

wheir saying about Loydd

George job we will fix that

allright when I go bob for

it how tell michsey Lynch

I was asking for him I must

write to seaton he is a old

chum he sent you my Photo

well dear wife I am glad

to see Tom is on the Tack

and workin a way tell

Mollie I wish her the best 

of luck and the child

well dear wife you were

saying that you would get

round me for a new

Press when I get home


 Letter 3: 

well Dear Wife supose

you are over the Flu by

now it must be a Bad

sickness well Dear I cant

say when I will get leave

home I hope it wont

belong now long is being

home for she will be a

good Chum for you tell

Nannie and hana teddy

Johnnie & Minnie and 

bit of green I was

Prahing for them I

will Close now with the

Best of Love From your

very Loving Husband

Jack

xxxxx

xxxxx

xxxxx


 Letter 4: 

mob be well tell you

well Dear wife I hope you

be strong against you get this

letter Tell Vera I was

asking for her and hope she

will have a good time off at

what you I am sorry I wont

be home to see her tell

her that I hope it wont be

long before I see her I

hope she is over the

Flu alright now well

Dear wife Dr Parr said

you ought get me home

I like it I might able cure

you off it, the soldiers

out  ...  as the  ... 

to but ther to Stich it

Cant get home with it


 Letter 5: 

and minnie and Mary Jane

that I am grand allso

Mrs Fraey tell  ...  ...  Nannie

and Teddy I wich them the

best off Luck well Dear

wife I close now with

the best of Love

to you

So I remain youre

Loving

Husband

Jack

good night


This is the new address

58 P.O.W. Comy

S86

BEF

France

hot  45


Transcription saved

 Letter 1: 

Well Dear wife tell

Vera I was asking

for her and hope she

in the best of Form

she looks fine in the

Photo well I want you

to send me a Pipe has

soon has you Can Teddy

Byrne will get it for you

tell him it a G.BD I

want it may be a Bit

dear But I will send

you they money for it

after it hard to get a

Pipe here Tell  mothe

and Tom I was asking

for them I suppose Tom

is still on the Tak will

you got over they flu


 Letter 2: 

well my dear wife you

wheir saying about Loydd

George job we will fix that

allright when I go bob for

it how tell michsey Lynch

I was asking for him I must

write to seaton he is a old

chum he sent you my Photo

well dear wife I am glad

to see Tom is on the Tack

and workin a way tell

Mollie I wish her the best 

of luck and the child

well dear wife you were

saying that you would get

round me for a new

Press when I get home


 Letter 3: 

well Dear Wife supose

you are over the Flu by

now it must be a Bad

sickness well Dear I cant

say when I will get leave

home I hope it wont

belong now long is being

home for she will be a

good Chum for you tell

Nannie and hana teddy

Johnnie & Minnie and 

bit of green I was

Prahing for them I

will Close now with the

Best of Love From your

very Loving Husband

Jack

xxxxx

xxxxx

xxxxx


 Letter 4: 

mob be well tell you

well Dear wife I hope you

be strong against you get this

letter Tell Vera I was

asking for her and hope she

will have a good time off at

what you I am sorry I wont

be home to see her tell

her that I hope it wont be

long before I see her I

hope she is over the

Flu alright now well

Dear wife Dr Parr said

you ought get me home

I like it I might able cure

you off it, the soldiers

out  ...  as the  ... 

to but ther to Stich it

Cant get home with it


 Letter 5: 

and minnie and Mary Jane

that I am grand allso

Mrs Fraey tell  ...  ...  Nannie

and Teddy I wich them the

best off Luck well Dear

wife I close now with

the best of Love

to you

So I remain youre

Loving

Husband

Jack

good night


This is the new address

58 P.O.W. Comy

S86

BEF

France

hot  45



Transcription history
  • March 31, 2018 20:39:36 Craig Duncan

     Letter 1: 

    Well Dear wife tell

    Vera I was asking

    for her and hope she

    in the best of Form

    she looks fine in the

    Photo well I want you

    to send me a Pipe has

    soon has you Can Teddy

    Byrne will get it for you

    tell him it a G.BD I

    want it may be a Bit

    dear But I will send

    you they money for it

    after it hard to get a

    Pipe here Tell  mothe

    and Tom I was asking

    for them I suppose Tom

    is still on the Tak will

    you got over they flu


     Letter 2: 

    well my dear wife you

    wheir saying about Loydd

    George job we will fix that

    allright when I go bob for

    it how tell michsey Lynch

    I was asking for him I must

    write to seaton he is a old

    chum he sent you my Photo

    well dear wife I am glad

    to see Tom is on the Tack

    and workin a way tell

    Mollie I wish her the best 

    of luck and the child

    well dear wife you were

    saying that you would get

    round me for a new

    Press when I get home


     Letter 3: 

    well Dear Wife supose

    you are over the Flu by

    now it must be a Bad

    sickness well Dear I cant

    say when I will get leave

    home I hope it wont

    belong now long is being

    home for she will be a

    good Chum for you tell

    Nannie and hana teddy

    Johnnie & Minnie and 

    bit of green I was

    Prahing for them I

    will Close now with the

    Best of Love From your

    very Loving Husband

    Jack

    xxxxx

    xxxxx

    xxxxx


     Letter 4: 

    mob be well tell you

    well Dear wife I hope you

    be strong against you get this

    letter Tell Vera I was

    asking for her and hope she

    will have a good time off at

    what you I am sorry I wont

    be home to see her tell

    her that I hope it wont be

    long before I see her I

    hope she is over the

    Flu alright now well

    Dear wife Dr Parr said

    you ought get me home

    I like it I might able cure

    you off it, the soldiers

    out  ...  as the  ... 

    to but ther to Stich it

    Cant get home with it


     Letter 5: 

    and minnie and Mary Jane

    that I am grand allso

    Mrs Fraey tell  ...  ...  Nannie

    and Teddy I wich them the

    best off Luck well Dear

    wife I close now with

    the best of Love

    to you

    So I remain youre

    Loving

    Husband

    Jack

    good night


    This is the new address

    58 P.O.W. Comy

    S86

    BEF

    France

    hot  45



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