Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 189

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                       31/5/17

My Own Darling Wife,

             Letters do seem to take a

long time to travel don't they. Ta for

yours of the 26th. Unfortunately the

Brigade + Bn Sports did not

materialise owing to our moving

but we hope to run them off some

day. Glad you had a good time at

Mrs Blacks but sorry you got wet

on the way home. Yes it is good

of Lucy to write. I enjoy her letters. I

managed to write to her last

night. I hear that we may stay

in this wood for another week

- hope it is true. No Lassie it

not really against my wishes

you go back to Grantham. My

desire is that you may be h

+ I want you to do just

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                       31/5/17

My Own Darling Wife,

             Letters do seem to take a

long time to travel don't they. Ta for

yours of the 26th. Unfortunately the

Brigade + Bn Sports did not

materialise owing to our moving

but we hope to run them off some

day. Glad you had a good time at

Mrs Blacks but sorry you got wet

on the way home. Yes it is good

of Lucy to write. I enjoy her letters. I

managed to write to her last

night. I hear that we may stay

in this wood for another week

- hope it is true. No Lassie it

not really against my wishes

you go back to Grantham. My

desire is that you may be h

+ I want you to do just


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  • December 12, 2018 17:48:57 Thomas A. Lingner

                           31/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife,

                 Letters do seem to take a

    long time to travel don't they. Ta for

    yours of the 26th. Unfortunately the

    Brigade + Bn Sports did not

    materialise owing to our moving

    but we hope to run them off some

    day. Glad you had a good time at

    Mrs Blacks but sorry you got wet

    on the way home. Yes it is good

    of Lucy to write. I enjoy her letters. I

    managed to write to her last

    night. I hear that we may stay

    in this wood for another week

    - hope it is true. No Lassie it

    not really against my wishes

    you go back to Grantham. My

    desire is that you may be h

    + I want you to do just

  • December 12, 2018 16:38:54 Annick Rodriguez

                           31/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife

                 Letters do seem to take a

    long time to travel dont they  Ta for

    yours of the 26th Unfortunately the

    Brigade + Bn Sports did not

    materialise owing to our moving

    but we hope to run them off some

    day. Glad you had a good time at

    Mrs Blacks but sorry you got wet

    on the way home. Yes it is good

    of Lucy to write I enjoy her letter I

    managed to write to her last

    night I hear that we may stay

    in this wood for another week

    -hope it is time. No Lassie it

    not really against my wishes

    You go back to Grantham My

    desire is that you may be h

    + I want you to do just


  • December 12, 2018 16:36:39 Annick Rodriguez

                           31/5/17

    My Own Darling Wife

                 Letters do seem to take a

    long time to travel dont they  Ta for

    yours of the 26th Unfortunately the

    Brigade + Bn Sports did not

    materialise owing to our moving

    but we hope to run them off some


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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May 31, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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