Brief history of my lost uncle James Healy, item 9

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they say its so scarce that its

hard to get. The tea does be actually

boiled. So I am going to buy

food everyday for the money you

send me. All the rest of the

chaps are doing the same. Dear

mother it wont be long now till

I am home. all the fellows

that come from Dublin will

all be home together so I

will be among them. Dear

Mother when you are sending

the next order will you try

and send it early so as

I will get it early. Of course it

takes a day and a half for a

letter to get here. I was told


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that Lapp tried to join the Army

and he was rejected. Did you

hear anything about it. I was

in London yesterday. And I am

going to Aldershot next Sunday

its only 8 miles from here. I am

going to see Maryjane Callaghans

cousin. You remember me telling

you it was his house I was in

when I went to Navan just before

I enlisted. Tell my father that

R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

with us and that we will be

going to the front together. I do

help them sometimes to groom

their horses. I was in Camberley

to-day 16 miles from here. There is

aeroplanes flying around here day

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left page

(2)

they say its so scarce that its

hard to get. The tea does be actually

boiled. So I am going to buy

food everyday for the money you

send me. All the rest of the

chaps are doing the same. Dear

mother it wont be long now till

I am home. all the fellows

that come from Dublin will

all be home together so I

will be among them. Dear

Mother when you are sending

the next order will you try

and send it early so as

I will get it early. Of course it

takes a day and a half for a

letter to get here. I was told


 right page

that Lapp tried to join the Army

and he was rejected. Did you

hear anything about it. I was

in London yesterday. And I am

going to Aldershot next Sunday

its only 8 miles from here. I am

going to see Maryjane Callaghans

cousin. You remember me telling

you it was his house I was in

when I went to Navan just before

I enlisted. Tell my father that

R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

with us and that we will be

going to the front together. I do

help them sometimes to groom

their horses. I was in Camberley

to-day 16 miles from here. There is

aeroplanes flying around here day


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  • December 10, 2018 22:23:06 Thomas A. Lingner

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scarce that its

    hard to get. The tea does be actually

    boiled. So I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will

    all be home together so I

    will be among them. Dear

    Mother when you are sending

    the next order will you try

    and send it early so as

    I will get it early. Of course it

    takes a day and a half for a

    letter to get here. I was told


     right page

    that Lapp tried to join the Army

    and he was rejected. Did you

    hear anything about it. I was

    in London yesterday. And I am

    going to Aldershot next Sunday

    its only 8 miles from here. I am

    going to see Maryjane Callaghans

    cousin. You remember me telling

    you it was his house I was in

    when I went to Navan just before

    I enlisted. Tell my father that

    R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

    with us and that we will be

    going to the front together. I do

    help them sometimes to groom

    their horses. I was in Camberley

    to-day 16 miles from here. There is

    aeroplanes flying around here day

  • November 28, 2018 13:28:43 Vasiliki Vasileiadou

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scared that its

    hard to get.  She missing does be actually

    briled. As I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will

    all be home together as I

    will be among them. Dear

    mother when you are sending

    the next order will you try

    and send it early so as

    I will get it early. Of course it

    takes a day and a half for a

    letter to get here. I was told


     right page

    that Laff tried to join the Army

    and he was rejected. Did you

    hear anything about it. I was

    in London yesterday. A I am

    going to altershot next Sunday

    its only 8 miles from here. I am

    going to see missing Callaghams

    cousin. You remember me telling

    you it was his house I was in

    when I went to Navan just before

    I enlisted. Tell my father that

    R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

    with us and that we will be

    going to the frond together. I do

    help them sometimes to groove

    their horses. I was in Camberley

    today 16 miles from here. Here is

    aeroplanes flying around here day


  • November 28, 2018 13:28:07 Vasiliki Vasileiadou
  • November 28, 2018 13:02:44 Vasiliki Vasileiadou

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scared that its

    hard to get.  She missing does be actually

    briled. As I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will

    all be home together as I

    will be among them. Dear

    mother when you are sending

    the next order will you try

    and send it early so as

    I will get it early. Of course it

    takes a day and a half for a

    letter to get here. I was told


     right page

    that Laff tried to join the Army

    and he was rejected. Did you

    hear anything about it. I was

    in London yesterday. A I am

    going to altershot next Sunday

    its only 8 miles from here. I am

    going to see missing Callaghams

    cousin. You remember me telling

    you it was his house I was in

    when I went to Navan just before

    I enlisted. Tell my father that

    R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

    with us and that we will be

    going to the frond together. I do

    help them sometimes to groove

    their horses. I was in Camberley

    today 16 miles from here. Here is

    aeroplanes flying around here day


  • November 28, 2018 13:01:57 Vasiliki Vasileiadou
  • November 28, 2018 11:51:41 Vasiliki Vasileiadou

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scared that its

    hard to get.  She missing does be actually

    briled. As I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will

    all be home together as I

    will be among them. Dear

    mother when you are sending

    the next order will you try

    and send it early so as

    I will get it early. Of course it

    takes a day and a half for a

    letter to get here. I was told


     right page

    that Laff tried to join the Army

    and he was rejected. Did you

    hear anything about it. I was

    in London yesterday. A I am

    going to altershot next Sunday

    its only 8 miles from here. I am

    going to see missing Callaghams

    cousin. You remember me telling

    you it was his house I was in

    when I went to Navan just before

    I enlisted. Tell my father that

    R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

    with us and that we will be

    going to the frond together. I do

    help them sometimes to groove

    their horses. I was in Camberley

    today 16 miles from here. There missing

    aeroplanes flying around here day


  • November 28, 2018 11:48:55 Vasiliki Vasileiadou
  • November 27, 2018 15:45:36 Nicoletta Maratheftou

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scared that its

    hard to get.  She missing does be actually

    briled. As I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will

    all be home together as I

    will be among them. Dear

    mother when you are sending

    the next order will you try

    and send it early so as

    I will get it early. Of course it

    takes a day and a half for a

    letter to get here. I was told


     right page

    that Laff tried to join the Army

    and he was rejected. Did you

    hear anything about it. I was

    in London yesterday. A I am

    going to Altershot next Sunday

    its only 8 miles from here. I am

    going to see missing Callaghams

    cousin. You remember me telling

    you it was his house I was in

    when I went to Navan just before

    I enlisted. Tell my father that

    R. Battery of the R. H. A. are along

    with us and that we will be

    going to the frond together. I do

    help them sometimes to groove

    their horses. I was in Camberley

    today 16 miles from here. There missing

    aeroplanes flying around here day


  • November 27, 2018 15:26:27 Nicoletta Maratheftou

    left page

    (2)

    they say its so scared that its

    hard to get.  She missing does be actually

    briled. As I am going to buy

    food everyday for the money you

    send me. All the rest of the

    chaps are doing the same. Dear

    mother it wont be long now till

    I am home. all the fellows

    that come from Dublin will


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    Navan

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  • Document location Dublin
  • Additional document location London
  • Additional document location Aldershot
  • Additional document location Navan


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3478 / 43516
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
James Healy
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


September 13, 1915
  • English

  • Western Front




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