Letters from Thomas Noonan to home from the front

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Side of page note P.S

           One night while

having a nap in the trench

I dreamt I was having tea with

you at home. But suddenly woke

up to find sand splashed all over

me with some shrapnel. Signature  

Letter Header

Kasr- el- Ainy Hospital

Cairo

May 4th 1915

Dear Mother & Father,

                                         Just a short letter

Trusting you both are in good health, also

my brothers and sisters. How is Bill N

say I was asking for him also all the friends

at home. I am in hospital at present

as I got a bullet wound in the ankle.

I am feeling in the best of form , and expect

to be back in the firing line very soon.

I was wounded on the morning of April 28

the bullet went through at one side of my

ankle and out at the other side and neither

broke a bone or tendon. I reckon I was

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Side of page note P.S

           One night while

having a nap in the trench

I dreamt I was having tea with

you at home. But suddenly woke

up to find sand splashed all over

me with some shrapnel. Signature  

Letter Header

Kasr- el- Ainy Hospital

Cairo

May 4th 1915

Dear Mother & Father,

                                         Just a short letter

Trusting you both are in good health, also

my brothers and sisters. How is Bill N

say I was asking for him also all the friends

at home. I am in hospital at present

as I got a bullet wound in the ankle.

I am feeling in the best of form , and expect

to be back in the firing line very soon.

I was wounded on the morning of April 28

the bullet went through at one side of my

ankle and out at the other side and neither

broke a bone or tendon. I reckon I was


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  • November 19, 2017 04:22:20 Paivi Tenhunen

    Side of page note P.S

               One night while

    having a nap in the trench

    I dreamt I was having tea with

    you at home. But suddenly woke

    up to find sand splashed all over

    me with some shrapnel. Signature  

    Letter Header

    Kasr- el- Ainy Hospital

    Cairo

    May 4th 1915

    Dear Mother & Father,

                                             Just a short letter

    Trusting you both are in good health, also

    my brothers and sisters. How is Bill N

    say I was asking for him also all the friends

    at home. I am in hospital at present

    as I got a bullet wound in the ankle.

    I am feeling in the best of form , and expect

    to be back in the firing line very soon.

    I was wounded on the morning of April 28

    the bullet went through at one side of my

    ankle and out at the other side and neither

    broke a bone or tendon. I reckon I was


  • November 19, 2017 04:14:13 Paivi Tenhunen

    Side of page note P.S

               One night while

    having a nap in the trench

    I dreamt I was having tea with

    you at home. But suddenly woke

    up to find sand splashed all over

    me with some shrapnel. Signature  

    Letter Header

    Kasr- el- ling Hospital

    Cairo

    May 4th 1915

    Dear Mother & Father

                                                                                                                       Just a short letter

    Trusting you both are in good health, also

    my brothers and sisters. How is Bill H

    day I was asking for him also all therefore

    at home. I am in hospital at present

    as I got a bullet wound in the ankle.

    I am feeling in the best of form , and expect

    to be back in the firing line very soon.

    I was wounded on the morning of April 28

    the bullet went through at the side of my

    ankle and out the other side and neither

    broke a bone or tendon. I reckon I was


  • December 2, 2016 14:52:05 Jake Warren

    Side of page note P.S

               One night while

    having a nap in the trench

    I dreamt I was having tea with you at home. But suddenly woke

    up to find sand splashed all over

    me with some shrapnel. Signature  

    Letter Header

    Kasr- el- ling Hospital

    Cairo

    May 4th 1915

    Dear Mother & Father

                                                                                                                       Just a short letter

    Trusting you both are in good health, also

    my brothers and sisters. How is Bill H

    day I was asking for him also all therefore

    at home. I am in hospital at present

    as I got a bullet wound in the ankle.

    I am feeling in the best of form , and expect

    to be back in the firing line very soon.

    I was wounded on the morning of April 28

    the bullet went through at the side of my

    ankle and out the other side and neither

    broke a bone or tendon. I reckon I was


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Michael Noonan, Ballybuy, Murroe, Co. Limerick
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  • English

  • Gallipoli Front

  • Artillery
  • Medical
  • Transport
  • Trench Life



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