Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 127

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get a chance of fighting. Most of

our fellows think so well of the

States that the usual remark 

one hears is "Well the surest

sign that the end is near is

that the U.S.A. decided to join

the Allies."

  To-night we go out on 

working parties so whilst you are

thinking what a lovely moonlight

night it is we shall be keeping

warm digging trenches. We shall

not be very near the Boche so 

the moonlight will be pleasant

this time - though I have known 

it otherwise.

  No I don't think Kenneth will

get spoiled at Knaresborough when

you are there to look after him.

I guess he is great with his

Gee gee now. Does he still like

the real ones too. Gathering sticks

is quite a useful habit. Tell

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get a chance of fighting. Most of

our fellows think so well of the

States that the usual remark 

one hears is "Well the surest

sign that the end is near is

that the U.S.A. decided to join

the Allies."

  To-night we go out on 

working parties so whilst you are

thinking what a lovely moonlight

night it is we shall be keeping

warm digging trenches. We shall

not be very near the Boche so 

the moonlight will be pleasant

this time - though I have known 

it otherwise.

  No I don't think Kenneth will

get spoiled at Knaresborough when

you are there to look after him.

I guess he is great with his

Gee gee now. Does he still like

the real ones too. Gathering sticks

is quite a useful habit. Tell


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  • December 10, 2018 19:42:22 Thomas A. Lingner

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    get a chance of fighting. Most of

    our fellows think so well of the

    States that the usual remark 

    one hears is "Well the surest

    sign that the end is near is

    that the U.S.A. decided to join

    the Allies."

      To-night we go out on 

    working parties so whilst you are

    thinking what a lovely moonlight

    night it is we shall be keeping

    warm digging trenches. We shall

    not be very near the Boche so 

    the moonlight will be pleasant

    this time - though I have known 

    it otherwise.

      No I don't think Kenneth will

    get spoiled at Knaresborough when

    you are there to look after him.

    I guess he is great with his

    Gee gee now. Does he still like

    the real ones too. Gathering sticks

    is quite a useful habit. Tell

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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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May 4, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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