Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 136

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think the CO would hardly like to give

them the responsibility of a company if 

he could help it. No we didn't 

play cricket for we have neither bats,

wickets, balls nor a ground so we

had to be content with playing 

"soccer." Sorry to hear that March

has gone under. Glad you had

- or rather the families had a good 

time when Lills came. Wonder if

Alice would come & "carry on" for me

for a week end? It is good of ma

to send those socks. I managed to

write her a letter the other day. I 

am glad she is still keeping nicely

Hope Will Pearce will be lucky. It 

amuses me to read in the newspapers

about the various stunts out here.

Rarely does one see English Troops 

mentioned, but whenever the colonial

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think the CO would hardly like to give

them the responsibility of a company if 

he could help it. No we didn't 

play cricket for we have neither bats,

wickets, balls nor a ground so we

had to be content with playing 

"soccer." Sorry to hear that March

has gone under. Glad you had

- or rather the families had a good 

time when Lills came. Wonder if

Alice would come & "carry on" for me

for a week end? It is good of ma

to send those socks. I managed to

write her a letter the other day. I 

am glad she is still keeping nicely

Hope Will Pearce will be lucky. It 

amuses me to read in the newspapers

about the various stunts out here.

Rarely does one see English Troops 

mentioned, but whenever the colonial


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  • December 21, 2018 12:19:52 Stella Watkin

    think the CO would hardly like to give

    them the responsibility of a company if 

    he could help it. No we didn't 

    play cricket for we have neither bats,

    wickets, balls nor a ground so we

    had to be content with playing 

    "soccer." Sorry to hear that March

    has gone under. Glad you had

    - or rather the families had a good 

    time when Lills came. Wonder if

    Alice would come & "carry on" for me

    for a week end? It is good of ma

    to send those socks. I managed to

    write her a letter the other day. I 

    am glad she is still keeping nicely

    Hope Will Pearce will be lucky. It 

    amuses me to read in the newspapers

    about the various stunts out here.

    Rarely does one see English Troops 

    mentioned, but whenever the colonial

  • December 10, 2018 20:50:42 Thomas A. Lingner

    think the CO would hardly like to give

    them the responsibility of a company if 

    he could help it. No we didn't 

    play cricket for we have neither bats,

    wickets, balls nor a ground so we

    had to be content with playing 

    "soccer." Sorry to hear that March

    has gone under. Glad you had

    - or rather the families had a good 

    time when Lills came. Wonder if

    Alice would come & "carry on" for me

    for a week end? It is good of ma

    to send those socks. I managed to

    write her a letter the other day. I 

    am glad she is still keeping missing

    Hope Will Pearce will be lucky. It 

    amuses me to read in the newspapers

    about the various stunts out here.

    Rarely does one see English Troops 

    mentioned, but whenever the colonial


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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May 7, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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