Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 17

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                                  A                        6/3/17

 My Own Darling Wife

                      We have certainly got away

from England now and nearer to the war. We

are in a village which has all been

knocked to pieces but I had a very

comfortable night's rest. There was a fall

of snow the night before and we seem to have,

over here, colder weather than you are

getting . We expect to move to our

place in the line to-night but we

are still waiting instructions and

getting used to the War atmosphere and other

unusual conditions, I received your

letter this morning and was

glad to find that you had such

a comfortable journey to the north,

and, that you and Kenneth were well

cared for by Gertrude at Kings X. King's Cross

Kenneth did well to sleep + you were

lucky to catch that early train. I 

am pleased that the wee Laddie has

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                                  A                        6/3/17

 My Own Darling Wife

                      We have certainly got away

from England now and nearer to the war. We

are in a village which has all been

knocked to pieces but I had a very

comfortable night's rest. There was a fall

of snow the night before and we seem to have,

over here, colder weather than you are

getting . We expect to move to our

place in the line to-night but we

are still waiting instructions and

getting used to the War atmosphere and other

unusual conditions, I received your

letter this morning and was

glad to find that you had such

a comfortable journey to the north,

and, that you and Kenneth were well

cared for by Gertrude at Kings X. King's Cross

Kenneth did well to sleep + you were

lucky to catch that early train. I 

am pleased that the wee Laddie has


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  • December 5, 2018 19:13:55 Thomas A. Lingner

                                      A                        6/3/17

     My Own Darling Wife

                          We have certainly got away

    from England now and nearer to the war. We

    are in a village which has all been

    knocked to pieces but I had a very

    comfortable night's rest. There was a fall

    of snow the night before and we seem to have,

    over here, colder weather than you are

    getting . We expect to move to our

    place in the line to-night but we

    are still waiting instructions and

    getting used to the War atmosphere and other

    unusual conditions, I received your

    letter this morning and was

    glad to find that you had such

    a comfortable journey to the north,

    and, that you and Kenneth were well

    cared for by Gertrude at Kings X. King's Cross

    Kenneth did well to sleep + you were

    lucky to catch that early train. I 

    am pleased that the wee Laddie has

  • December 1, 2018 21:29:56 Annick Rodriguez

                                      A                        6/3/17

     My Own Darling Wife

                          We have certainly got away

    from England now and nearer to the war. we

    are in a village which has all been

    knocked to pieces but I had a very

    comfortable nights rest. There was a fall

    of snow the night before and we seem to have,

    over here, colder weather than you are

    getting . We expect to move to our

    place in the line to night but we

    are still waiting instructions and

    getting used to the War atmosphere and other

    unusual conditions, I received your

    letter this morning and was

    glad to find that you had such

    a comfortable journey to the north,

    and that you and Kenneth were well

    cared for by Gertrude at Kuys X

    Kenneth did well to sleep + you were

    lucky to catch that early train. I 

    am pleased that the wee Laddie has


  • December 1, 2018 21:14:51 Annick Rodriguez

                                      A                        6/3/17

     My Own Darling Wife

                          We have certainly got away

    from England now and nearer to the war. we

    are in a village which has all been

    knocked to pieces but I had a very

    comfortable nights rest. There was a fall

    of snow the night before and we seem to have,

    over here, colder weather than you are

    getting . We expect to move to our

    place in the line to night but we

    are still waiting instructions and

    getting used to the War atmosphere and other

    unusual conditions, I received your

    letter this morning and was

    glad to find that you had such

    a comfortable journey to the north,

    and that you and Kenneth were well

    cared for by Gertrude at Kuys X

    Kenneth did well to sleep + you were

    lucky to catch that early train. I 

    am pleased that the



  • December 1, 2018 21:11:34 Annick Rodriguez

                                      A                        6/3/17

     My Own Darling Wife

                          We have certainly got away

    from England now and nearer to the war. we

    are in a village which has all been

    knocked to pieces but I had a very

    comfortable nights rest. There was a fall

    of snow the night before and we seem to have,

    over here, colder weather than you are



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Kate Ward
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March 6, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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