Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 209

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TO PUT YOU SOME VERY VERY THIN

CLOTHES ON NOW IT IS SO WARM.

            BE GOOD TO MAMMY AND

LOOK AFTER HER WELL WHILST DADDY

IS AWAY WITH HIS SOLDIERS.

         YOU ARE GETTING TO BE A BIG

MAN NOW AND DADDY IS VERY PROUD

OF YOU.

THIS LETTER IS REALLY TO

WISH YOU A VERY VERY HAPPY 

BIRTHDAY AND MAY YOU LIVE TO

ENJOY MANY MORE. I HOPE YOU WILL

GET TWO BIRTHDAY PRESENTS FROM ME

- ONE I SENT BY POST AND THE OTHER

I SENT FOR TO A SHOP IN LONDON AS

THERE ARE NO SHOPS HERE.

   SORRY I SHALL NOT BE WITH

YOU TO HELP YOU CUT THE CAKE BUT

PERHAPS WE SHALL BE ABLE TO MANAGE

BETTER NEXT YEAR.

       

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TO PUT YOU SOME VERY VERY THIN

CLOTHES ON NOW IT IS SO WARM.

            BE GOOD TO MAMMY AND

LOOK AFTER HER WELL WHILST DADDY

IS AWAY WITH HIS SOLDIERS.

         YOU ARE GETTING TO BE A BIG

MAN NOW AND DADDY IS VERY PROUD

OF YOU.

THIS LETTER IS REALLY TO

WISH YOU A VERY VERY HAPPY 

BIRTHDAY AND MAY YOU LIVE TO

ENJOY MANY MORE. I HOPE YOU WILL

GET TWO BIRTHDAY PRESENTS FROM ME

- ONE I SENT BY POST AND THE OTHER

I SENT FOR TO A SHOP IN LONDON AS

THERE ARE NO SHOPS HERE.

   SORRY I SHALL NOT BE WITH

YOU TO HELP YOU CUT THE CAKE BUT

PERHAPS WE SHALL BE ABLE TO MANAGE

BETTER NEXT YEAR.

       


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  • December 14, 2018 18:42:13 Thomas A. Lingner

    TO PUT YOU SOME VERY VERY THIN

    CLOTHES ON NOW IT IS SO WARM.

                BE GOOD TO MAMMY AND

    LOOK AFTER HER WELL WHILST DADDY

    IS AWAY WITH HIS SOLDIERS.

             YOU ARE GETTING TO BE A BIG

    MAN NOW AND DADDY IS VERY PROUD

    OF YOU.

    THIS LETTER IS REALLY TO

    WISH YOU A VERY VERY HAPPY 

    BIRTHDAY AND MAY YOU LIVE TO

    ENJOY MANY MORE. I HOPE YOU WILL

    GET TWO BIRTHDAY PRESENTS FROM ME

    - ONE I SENT BY POST AND THE OTHER

    I SENT FOR TO A SHOP IN LONDON AS

    THERE ARE NO SHOPS HERE.

       SORRY I SHALL NOT BE WITH

    YOU TO HELP YOU CUT THE CAKE BUT

    PERHAPS WE SHALL BE ABLE TO MANAGE

    BETTER NEXT YEAR.

           

  • December 12, 2018 21:25:17 Annick Rodriguez

    TO PUT YOU SOME VERY VERY THIN

    CLOTHES ON NOW IT IS SO WARM

                BE GOOD TO MAMMY AND

    LOOK AFTER HER WELL WHILST DADDY

    IS AWAY WITH HIS SOLDIERS

             YOU ARE GETTING ...  BIG

    MAN NOW AND DADDY IS VERY PROUD

    OF YOU

    THIS LETTER IS REALLY TO

    WISH YOU A VERY VERY HAPPY 

    BIRTHDAY AND MAY YOU LIVE TO

    ENJOY MANY MORE. I HOPE YOU WILL

    GET TWO BIRTHDAY PRESENTS FROM ME

    ONE I SENT BY POST AND THE OTHER

    I SENT FOR TO A SHOP IN LONDON AS

    THERE ARE NO SHOPS HERE

       SORRY I SHALL NOT BE WITH

    YOU TO HELP YOU CUT THE CAKE BUT

    PERHAPS WE SHALL BE ABLE TO MANAGE

    BETTER NEXT YEAR

           


  • December 12, 2018 18:58:43 Annick Rodriguez

    TO PUT YOU SOME VERY VERY THIN

    CLOTHES ON NOW IT IS SO WARM

                BE GOOD TO MAMMY AND

    LOOK AFTER HER WELL WHILST DADDY

    IS AWAY WITH HIS SOLDIERS

             YOU ARE GETTING ...  BIG

    MAN NOW AND DADDY IS VERY PROUD

    OF YOU


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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June 4, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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