Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 185

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                                                                   30/5/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  Very many thanks for the

photos which I received safely this morning

They are very good indeed & I like them

all & even the group which looks somewhat 

misty. I think the anxious look on Jack's 

face watching Kenneth tinkering

engine is great & Kenneth does look

busy & interested. Mammy would have

had a shock to see Kenneth standing

on those steps when I was at home.

- wouldn't she? But the photo is jolly 

good. He looks fine in his hat. What 

did you say to make Jack look so

pleased in that photo where he is

by himself in the car? I got to bed

about 1 am this morning but had to

wake up at hour intervals three

times to receive messages. 

I was ready for breakfast at 

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letter damaged down the right hand side  

                                                                   30/5/17

My Own Darling Wife,

  Very many thanks for the

photos which I received safely this morning

They are very good indeed & I like them

all & even the group which looks somewhat 

misty. I think the anxious look on Jack's 

face watching Kenneth tinkering

engine is great & Kenneth does look

busy & interested. Mammy would have

had a shock to see Kenneth standing

on those steps when I was at home.

- wouldn't she? But the photo is jolly 

good. He looks fine in his hat. What 

did you say to make Jack look so

pleased in that photo where he is

by himself in the car? I got to bed

about 1 am this morning but had to

wake up at hour intervals three

times to receive messages. 

I was ready for breakfast at 


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  • September 2, 2019 00:14:15 Stella Watkin

    letter damaged down the right hand side  

                                                                       30/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Very many thanks for the

    photos which I received safely this morning

    They are very good indeed & I like them

    all & even the group which looks somewhat 

    misty. I think the anxious look on Jack's 

    face watching Kenneth tinkering

    engine is great & Kenneth does look

    busy & interested. Mammy would have

    had a shock to see Kenneth standing

    on those steps when I was at home.

    - wouldn't she? But the photo is jolly 

    good. He looks fine in his hat. What 

    did you say to make Jack look so

    pleased in that photo where he is

    by himself in the car? I got to bed

    about 1 am this morning but had to

    wake up at hour intervals three

    times to receive messages. 

    I was ready for breakfast at 

  • December 24, 2018 09:50:10 Stella Watkin

    30/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Very many thanks for the

    photos which I received safely this morning

    They are very good indeed & I like them

    all & even the group which looks somewhat 

    misty. I think the anxious look on Jack's 

    face watching Kenneth tinkering

    engine is great & Kenneth does look

    busy & interested. Mammy would have

    had a shock to see Kenneth standing

    on those steps when I was at home.

    - wouldn't she? But the photo is jolly 

    good. He looks fine in his hat. What 

    did you say to make Jack look so

    pleased in that photo where he is

    by himself in the car? I got to bed

    about 1 am this morning but had to

    wake up at hour intervals three

    times to receive messages. 

    I was ready for breakfast at 


  • December 13, 2018 00:03:20 Thomas A. Lingner

    30/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

      Very many thanks for the

    photos which I received safely this morning

    They are very good indeed & I like them

    all & even the group which looks somewhat 

    musty. I think the anxious look on Jack's 

    face watching Kenneth tinkering

    engine is great & Kenneth does look

    busy & interested. Mammy would have

    had a shock to see Kenneth standing

    on those steps when I was at home.

    - wouldn't she? But the photo is jolly 

    good. He looks fine in his hat. What 

    did you say to make Jack look so

    pleased in that photo where he is

    by himself in the car? I got to bed

    about 1 am this morning but had to

    wake up at hour intervals three

    times to receive messages. 

    I was ready for breakfast at 


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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May 30, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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