Frederick Fox, item 38

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but one never knows The only thing this chap has done wrong about it

is he has told a few pals now it has got round the barracks + that

you should not do in The Army The Army Motto is do not tell where

you sleep to your pal. Well if I am not for the staff I shall be

overseas in about 2 weeks so  I have been looking round a bit +

got to know. That you cannot claim a draft leave during the big

push. So that if you get a telegram from me saying (Send it in)

you must send an express letter to me asking for me home on

urgent business + that it is essential that I should be there

as that is the only way I can get home. if not a draft Leave which is

doubtful, Dont forget it you get the telegram about Monday write

straight back what days you want which wants to be so that I can

come home from Saturday till Wednesday + stating that that will be as I am

as you will be able to finish the business you have on hand, without which

I cannot see the commanding officer I think you will know what sort of

a letter to write + do it better than one me saying what also to put in besides

the above Best if I get put on the staff or if it looks as if it was going

to be that way I do not think I shall send the above  message but writes

or telegram so that if you want to come down you can  + I will get a

weekend. pass for London from Sat 2 pm untill Sunday Midnight If I 

lorie I shall say you can come down so do not Mix this with the above

as there is many slip twixt buf + Life If you do come down  I am now

out of Billets + in Hut 38 This reminds me I might be in another

hut so will write whether  I write ise or not the only thing I am doing

this for is they want 1000 Smiths for overseas + some that went through

a fortnight agr are now for overseas  + you have to keep your wrds about



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but one never knows The only thing this chap has done wrong about it

is he has told a few pals now it has got round the barracks + that

you should not do in The Army The Army Motto is do not tell where

you sleep to your pal. Well if I am not for the staff I shall be

overseas in about 2 weeks so  I have been looking round a bit +

got to know. That you cannot claim a draft leave during the big

push. So that if you get a telegram from me saying (Send it in)

you must send an express letter to me asking for me home on

urgent business + that it is essential that I should be there

as that is the only way I can get home. if not a draft Leave which is

doubtful, Dont forget it you get the telegram about Monday write

straight back what days you want which wants to be so that I can

come home from Saturday till Wednesday + stating that that will be as I am

as you will be able to finish the business you have on hand, without which

I cannot see the commanding officer I think you will know what sort of

a letter to write + do it better than one me saying what also to put in besides

the above Best if I get put on the staff or if it looks as if it was going

to be that way I do not think I shall send the above  message but writes

or telegram so that if you want to come down you can  + I will get a

weekend. pass for London from Sat 2 pm untill Sunday Midnight If I 

lorie I shall say you can come down so do not Mix this with the above

as there is many slip twixt buf + Life If you do come down  I am now

out of Billets + in Hut 38 This reminds me I might be in another

hut so will write whether  I write ise or not the only thing I am doing

this for is they want 1000 Smiths for overseas + some that went through

a fortnight agr are now for overseas  + you have to keep your wrds about




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  • February 25, 2017 17:49:35 Annick Rodriguez

    but one never knows The only thing this chap has done wrong about it

    is he has told a few pals now it has got round the barracks + that

    you should not do in The Army The Army Motto is do not tell where

    you sleep to your pal. Well if I am not for the staff I shall be

    overseas in about 2 weeks so  I have been looking round a bit +

    got to know. That you cannot claim a draft leave during the big

    push. So that if you get a telegram from me saying (Send it in)

    you must send an express letter to me asking for me home on

    urgent business + that it is essential that I should be there

    as that is the only way I can get home. if not a draft Leave which is

    doubtful, Dont forget it you get the telegram about Monday write

    straight back what days you want which wants to be so that I can

    come home from Saturday till Wednesday + stating that that will be as I am

    as you will be able to finish the business you have on hand, without which

    I cannot see the commanding officer I think you will know what sort of

    a letter to write + do it better than one me saying what also to put in besides

    the above Best if I get put on the staff or if it looks as if it was going

    to be that way I do not think I shall send the above  message but writes

    or telegram so that if you want to come down you can  + I will get a

    weekend. pass for London from Sat 2 pm untill Sunday Midnight If I 

    lorie I shall say you can come down so do not Mix this with the above

    as there is many slip twixt buf + Life If you do come down  I am now

    out of Billets + in Hut 38 This reminds me I might be in another

    hut so will write whether  I write ise or not the only thing I am doing

    this for is they want 1000 Smiths for overseas + some that went through

    a fortnight agr are now for overseas  + you have to keep your wrds about




  • February 25, 2017 17:49:18 Annick Rodriguez

    but one never knows The only thing this chap has done wrong about it

    is he has told a few pals now it has got round the barracks + that

    you should not do in The Army The Army Motto is do not tell where

    you sleep to your pal. Well if I am not for the staff I shall be

    overseas in about 2 weeks so  I have been looking round a bit +

    got to know. That you cannot claim a draft leave during the big

    push. So that if you get a telegram from me saying (Send it in)

    you must send an express letter to me asking for me home on

    urgent business + that it is essential that I should be there

    as that is the only way I can get home. if not a draft Leave which is

    doubtful, Dont forget it you get the telegram about Monday write

    straight back what days you want which wants to be so that I can

    come home from Saturday till Wednesday + stating that that will be as I am

    as you will be able to finish the business you have on hand, without which

    I cannot see the commanding officer I think you will know what sort of

    a letter to write + do it better than one me saying what also to put in besides

    the above Best if I get put on the staff or if it looks as if it was going

    to be that way I do not think I shall send the above  message but writes

    or telegram so that if you want to come down you can  + I will get a

    weekend. pass for London from Sat 2 pm untill Sunday Midnight If I 

    lorie I shall say you can come down so do not Mix this with the above

    as there is many slip twixt buf + Life If you do come down  I am now

    out of Billets + in Hut 38 This reminds me I might be in another

    hut so will write whether  I write ise or not the only thing I am doing

    this for is they want 1000 Smiths for overseas + some that went through

    a fortnight agr are now for overseas 



  • February 25, 2017 17:40:40 Annick Rodriguez

    but one never knows The only thing this chap has done wrong about it

    is he has told a few pals now it has got round the barracks + that

    you should not do in The Army The Army Motto is do not tell where

    you sleep to your pal. Well if I am not for the staff I shall be

    overseas in about 2 weeks so  I have been looking round a bit +

    got to know. That you cannot claim a draft leave during the big

    push. So that if you get a telegram from me saying (Send it in)

    you must send an express letter to me asking for me home on

    urgent business + that it is essential that I should be there

    as that is the only way I can get home. if not a draft Leave which is

    doubtful, Dont forget it you get the telegram about Monday write



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