Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 48

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line, of course that does not mean

lack of work for we have working &

carrying parties every day & most nights.

  The men are still doing very well

indeed and are making first class

soldiers. They are very amusing in

some ways but they make one proud

to be with them. They don't care a

little bit for the Boche & even those

who were nervous in England have

got the new point of view & will

probably be nervous when the show

is over. They vary of course, some look

upon the war as the best fun they

have ever struck, some look upon it

as a duty that is now really too bad

& others seem to think it is a nuisance

that they must put up with. Many

of them have wonderful imaginations

& describe how they stood in mud

up to their waists when actually it 

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line, of course that does not mean

lack of work for we have working &

carrying parties every day & most nights.

  The men are still doing very well

indeed and are making first class

soldiers. They are very amusing in

some ways but they make one proud

to be with them. They don't care a

little bit for the Boche & even those

who were nervous in England have

got the new point of view & will

probably be nervous when the show

is over. They vary of course, some look

upon the war as the best fun they

have ever struck, some look upon it

as a duty that is now really too bad

& others seem to think it is a nuisance

that they must put up with. Many

of them have wonderful imaginations

& describe how they stood in mud

up to their waists when actually it 


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  • December 7, 2018 16:23:57 Thomas A. Lingner

    line, of course that does not mean

    lack of work for we have working &

    carrying parties every day & most nights.

      The men are still doing very well

    indeed and are making first class

    soldiers. They are very amusing in

    some ways but they make one proud

    to be with them. They don't care a

    little bit for the Boche & even those

    who were nervous in England have

    got the new point of view & will

    probably be nervous when the show

    is over. They vary of course, some look

    upon the war as the best fun they

    have ever struck, some look upon it

    as a duty that is now really too bad

    & others seem to think it is a nuisance

    that they must put up with. Many

    of them have wonderful imaginations

    & describe how they stood in mud

    up to their waists when actually it 

  • December 6, 2018 16:20:22 Red-Mini

    line, of course that does not mean lack of worth for we love working and carrying porties every day and most nights. The men are still doring very well indeed and are making first class soldiers. They are very amusing in some ways but they make one pround to be with them. They don´t care a little bit for the books and even those who were nervous in England have got the new point of view and will probably be nervous when the show is over. 


    They vary of course, some look in for the war as the best fun. They have even struck, some look upon it as a duty that is now really so bad and others seem to think it is a nuisense that they must put up with. Many of them have wonderful immaginations and describe how they stool in need up to this missingwhen actually it 


  • December 6, 2018 16:20:11 Red-Mini

    line, of course that does not mean lack of worth for we love working and carrying porties every day and most nights. The men are still doring very well indeed and are making first class soldiers. They are very amusing in some ways but they make one pround to be with them. They don´t care a little bit for the books and even those who were nervous in England have got the new point of view and will probably be nervous when the show is over. 


    They vary of course, some look in for the war as the best fun. They have even struck, some look upon it as a duty that is now really so bad and others seem to think it is a nuisense that they must put up with. Many of them have wonderful immaginations and describe how they stool in need up to this 


  • December 6, 2018 16:18:51 Red-Mini

    line, of course that does not mean lack of worth for we love working and carrying porties every day and most nights. The men are still doring very well indeed and are making first class soldiers. They are very amusing in some ways but they make one pround to be with them. They don´t care a little bit for the books and even those who were nervous in England have got the new point of view and will probably be nervous when the show is over. 


    They vary of course, some look in for the war as the best fun. They have even struck, some look upon it as a duty that is now really so bad and others seem to think it is a nuisense 


  • December 6, 2018 16:18:27 Red-Mini

    line, of course that does not mean lack of worth for we love working and carrying porties every day and most nights. The men are still doring very well indeed and are making first class soldiers. They are very amusing in some ways but they make one pround to be with them. They don´t care a little bit for the books and even those who were nervous in England have got the new point of view and will probably be nervous when the show is over. 


    They vary of course, some look in for the war as the best fun. They have even struck, some look upon it as a duty that is now really so bad and others seem to think it is a nuisanse


  • December 6, 2018 16:15:28 Red-Mini

    line, of course that does not mean lack of worth for we love working and carrying porties every day and most nights. The men are still doring very well indeed and are making first class soldiers. They are very amusing in some ways but they make one pround to be with them. They don´t care a little bit for the books and even those who were nervous in England have got the new point of view and will probably be nervous when the show is over. 


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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March 19, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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