Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 106

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                       23/4/17

My Own Darling Wife

                Ta very much for

your two letters dated 15th + 17th

and also for the excellent parcel

received to-night. The parcel

has come just right for we

were short of cake + said at

tea time that we hoped one of

us would get a parcel. I was the

lucky one. That potted meat you

send is A1. We do get well

fed but the goods from home

make excellent changes. The

night you wrote the first letter

I was in a wee hole under a

bank , cold, pretty wet + jumping

when the shells came. Whilst

you were writing the second I

was having a hot bath + getting

my clothes off for the first time

since the 23rd. Not even had a

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                       23/4/17

My Own Darling Wife

                Ta very much for

your two letters dated 15th + 17th

and also for the excellent parcel

received to-night. The parcel

has come just right for we

were short of cake + said at

tea time that we hoped one of

us would get a parcel. I was the

lucky one. That potted meat you

send is A1. We do get well

fed but the goods from home

make excellent changes. The

night you wrote the first letter

I was in a wee hole under a

bank , cold, pretty wet + jumping

when the shells came. Whilst

you were writing the second I

was having a hot bath + getting

my clothes off for the first time

since the 23rd. Not even had a


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  • December 10, 2018 16:52:51 Thomas A. Lingner

                           23/4/17

    My Own Darling Wife

                    Ta very much for

    your two letters dated 15th + 17th

    and also for the excellent parcel

    received to-night. The parcel

    has come just right for we

    were short of cake + said at

    tea time that we hoped one of

    us would get a parcel. I was the

    lucky one. That potted meat you

    send is A1. We do get well

    fed but the goods from home

    make excellent changes. The

    night you wrote the first letter

    I was in a wee hole under a

    bank , cold, pretty wet + jumping

    when the shells came. Whilst

    you were writing the second I

    was having a hot bath + getting

    my clothes off for the first time

    since the 23rd. Not even had a

  • December 10, 2018 16:52:17 Thomas A. Lingner

                           23/4/17

    My Own Darling Wife

                    Ta very much for

    your two letters dated 15th + 17th

    and also for the excellent parcel

    received to-night. The parcel

    has come just right for we

    were short of cake + said at

    tea time that we hoped one of

    us would get a parcel. I was the

    lucky one. That potted meat you

    send is A1. We do get well

    fed but the goods from home

    make excellent changes. The

    night you wrote the first letter

    I was in a wee hole under a

    bank , cold, pretty wet + jumping

    when the shells came. Whilst

    you were writing the second I

    was having a hot bath + getting

    my clothes off for the first time

    since the 23rd Not even had a


  • December 9, 2018 22:07:03 Annick Rodriguez

                           23/4/17

    My Own Darling Wife

                    Ta very much for

    your two letters dated 15th + 17th

    and also for the excellent parcel

    received to night The parcel

    has come just right for we

    were short of cake + said at

    tea time that we hoped one of

    us would get a parcel. I was the

    lucky one That potted meat you

    send is A1 We do get well

    fed but the goods from home

    male excellent changes. The

    night you wrote the first letter

    I was in a wee hole under a

    bank , cold, pretty wet + jumping

    when the shells came. Whilst

    you were writing the second I

    was having a hot bath + getting

    my clothes off for the first time

    since the 23rd Not even had a


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Kate Ward
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April 23, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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