Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 81

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at about 4 am we regaled ourselves

with hot stew + mugs of tea. After

that we naturally slept until 10 am

this morning. To-day has been a

day of rest - more or less. The sun

has shone at times + in the intervals

it has snowed. I am writing in my

cellar (which I thought I had left for

good yesterday) sitting by the stove

and two sappers are engaged in

making is some better beds. Think

we shall be here for a few days

unless the Boche upsets our plans

by going to Berlin. I hear that

the war news is good for there

was a report that we had

captured a huge batch of Boche

Hope it's true. We heard the

Kaiser was dead but that I

don't believe. I am pleased you

will be staying with Maud +

John a little longer. Give them my

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at about 4 am we regaled ourselves

with hot stew + mugs of tea. After

that we naturally slept until 10 am

this morning. To-day has been a

day of rest - more or less. The sun

has shone at times + in the intervals

it has snowed. I am writing in my

cellar (which I thought I had left for

good yesterday) sitting by the stove

and two sappers are engaged in

making is some better beds. Think

we shall be here for a few days

unless the Boche upsets our plans

by going to Berlin. I hear that

the war news is good for there

was a report that we had

captured a huge batch of Boche

Hope it's true. We heard the

Kaiser was dead but that I

don't believe. I am pleased you

will be staying with Maud +

John a little longer. Give them my


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  • January 14, 2019 19:48:38 Thomas A. Lingner

    at about 4 am we regaled ourselves

    with hot stew + mugs of tea. After

    that we naturally slept until 10 am

    this morning. To-day has been a

    day of rest - more or less. The sun

    has shone at times + in the intervals

    it has snowed. I am writing in my

    cellar (which I thought I had left for

    good yesterday) sitting by the stove

    and two sappers are engaged in

    making is some better beds. Think

    we shall be here for a few days

    unless the Boche upsets our plans

    by going to Berlin. I hear that

    the war news is good for there

    was a report that we had

    captured a huge batch of Boche

    Hope it's true. We heard the

    Kaiser was dead but that I

    don't believe. I am pleased you

    will be staying with Maud +

    John a little longer. Give them my

  • December 9, 2018 20:20:41 Annick Rodriguez

    about 4 am we regaled ourselves

    hot stew + mugs of tea. After

    that we naturally slept until 10 am

    this morning. To day has been a

    day of rest- more or less. The sun

    has shone at times + in the intervals

    it has snowed. I am writing in my

    cellar (which I thought I had left for

    good yesterday) sitting by the stove

    and two sappers are engaged in

    making is some better beds. Think

    we shall be here for a few days

    unless the Boche upsets our plans

    by going to B ...  I hear that

    the war news is good for there

    was a report that we had

    captured a huge batch of Boche

    Hope its true. We heard the

    Kaiser was dead but that I

    don't believe. I am pleased you

    will be staying with Maud +

    John a little longer. Give them my


  • December 9, 2018 20:18:47 Annick Rodriguez

    about 4 am we regaled ourselves

    hot stew + mugs of tea. After

    that we naturally slept until 10 am

    this morning. To day has been a

    day of rest- more or less. The sun

    has shone at times + in the intervals

    it has snowed. I am writing in my

    cellar (which I thought I had left for

    good yesterday) sitting by the stove

    and two sappers are engaged in

    making is some better beds. Think

    we shall be here for a few days

    unless the Boche upsets our plans


  • December 9, 2018 20:18:15 Annick Rodriguez

    about 4 am we regaled ourselves

    hot stew + mugs of tea. After

    that we naturally slept until 10 am

    this morning. To day has been a

    day of rest- more or less. The sun

    has shone at times + in the intervals

    it has snowed. I am writing in my

    cellar (which I thought I had left for

    good yesterday) sitting by the stove

    and two sappers are engaged in

    making is some


  • December 9, 2018 20:17:16 Annick Rodriguez

    about 4 am we regaled ourselves

    hot stew + mugs of tea. After

    that we naturally slept until 10 am

    this morning. To day has been a

    day of rest- more or less. The sun

    has shone at times + in the intervals

    it has snowed. I am writing in my

    cellar (which I thought I had left for

    good yesterday) 


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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April 10, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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