Thomas Bromley Shaw, item 77

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sleep far too cold

am going to a service

to day.

Wrapped my feet up in

my puttees last 2 nights

to try & get warm. not

had my boots off for a

week till then.

lot of E. service in field &

then went to a special

communion service in

a hut, you would all

be in Grford morning

service. I tried to picture

you all. I often do.

Easter Monday. I hope you will

never give Tommy any encouragement

of any kind whatsoever to become

a soldier. It is a terrible


.Second page on the right side

life in war time. Easter Monday

night was actually warm. I

am dreading getting "Chatty" but

am bound to do so within the next

day or two it cannot be avoided

We march through seas of mud

Saturday April 6. We have

had a bath, first for a

month and first time I

have found undesirable

company, several ugly things

we did not move yesterday but

have just got orders again to

dress in fighting order and

we are off up the line.

The Band of the Battalion

have got their instruments

back to day. I have seen the

Bandmaster & he has told


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sleep far too cold

am going to a service

to day.

Wrapped my feet up in

my puttees last 2 nights

to try & get warm. not

had my boots off for a

week till then.

lot of E. service in field &

then went to a special

communion service in

a hut, you would all

be in Grford morning

service. I tried to picture

you all. I often do.

Easter Monday. I hope you will

never give Tommy any encouragement

of any kind whatsoever to become

a soldier. It is a terrible


.Second page on the right side

life in war time. Easter Monday

night was actually warm. I

am dreading getting "Chatty" but

am bound to do so within the next

day or two it cannot be avoided

We march through seas of mud

Saturday April 6. We have

had a bath, first for a

month and first time I

have found undesirable

company, several ugly things

we did not move yesterday but

have just got orders again to

dress in fighting order and

we are off up the line.

The Band of the Battalion

have got their instruments

back to day. I have seen the

Bandmaster & he has told



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  • October 24, 2018 22:57:04 Sarika Jain

    sleep far too cold

    am going to a service

    to day.

    Wrapped my feet up in

    my puttees last 2 nights

    to try & get warm. not

    had my boots off for a

    week till then.

    lot of E. service in field &

    then went to a special

    communion service in

    a hut, you would all

    be in Grford morning

    service. I tried to picture

    you all. I often do.

    Easter Monday. I hope you will

    never give Tommy any encouragement

    of any kind whatsoever to become

    a soldier. It is a terrible


    .Second page on the right side

    life in war time. Easter Monday

    night was actually warm. I

    am dreading getting "Chatty" but

    am bound to do so within the next

    day or two it cannot be avoided

    We march through seas of mud

    Saturday April 6. We have

    had a bath, first for a

    month and first time I

    have found undesirable

    company, several ugly things

    we did not move yesterday but

    have just got orders again to

    dress in fighting order and

    we are off up the line.

    The Band of the Battalion

    have got their instruments

    back to day. I have seen the

    Bandmaster & he has told


  • October 24, 2018 22:56:09 Sarika Jain

    sleep far too col

    am going to a service

    to day.

    Wrapped my feet up in

    my puttees last 2 nights

    to try & get warm. not

    had my boots off for a

    week till then.

    lot of E. service in field &

    then went to a special

    communion service in

    a hut, you would all

    be in Grford morning

    service. I tried to picture

    you all. I often do.

    Easter Monday. I hope you will

    never give Tommy any encouragement

    of any kind whatsoever to become

    a soldier. It is a terrible


    .Second page on the right side

    life in war time. Easter Monday

    night was actually warm. I

    am dreading getting "Chatty" but

    am bound to do so within the next

    day or two it cannot be avoided

    We march through seas of mud

    Saturday April 6. We have

    had a bath, first for a

    month and first time I

    have found undesirable

    company, several ugly things

    we did not move yesterday but

    have just got orders again to

    dress in fighting order and

    we are off up the line.

    The Band of the Battalion

    have got their instruments

    back to day. I have seen the

    Bandmaster & he has told



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