Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 241

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commissions are being made

permanent instead of temporary.

Did I tell you that Dean - oh yes I

did. In that case if they can

decide whether Hooper or myself

is senior one of us will probably 

act as second in command. The 

odds are still slightly in my favour I

believe. Hooper is a fine officer

out here and has done splendid

work. I didn't use to like him at 

all but I do now in spite of

some of his peculiarities. Nobly

is also quite good in the same

old style though. Phillips &

Porter are both in hospital at

Oxford but I believe Phillips

is almost better again. Porter 

will take a month or two to get

over his fall. Glad you were

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commissions are being made

permanent instead of temporary.

Did I tell you that Dean - oh yes I

did. In that case if they can

decide whether Hooper or myself

is senior one of us will probably 

act as second in command. The 

odds are still slightly in my favour I

believe. Hooper is a fine officer

out here and has done splendid

work. I didn't use to like him at 

all but I do now in spite of

some of his peculiarities. Nobly

is also quite good in the same

old style though. Phillips &

Porter are both in hospital at

Oxford but I believe Phillips

is almost better again. Porter 

will take a month or two to get

over his fall. Glad you were


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  • December 15, 2018 16:43:29 Thomas A. Lingner

    commissions are being made

    permanent instead of temporary.

    Did I tell you that Dean - oh yes I

    did. In that case if they can

    decide whether Hooper or myself

    is senior one of us will probably 

    act as second in command. The 

    odds are still slightly in my favour I

    believe. Hooper is a fine officer

    out here and has done splendid

    work. I didn't use to like him at 

    all but I do now in spite of

    some of his peculiarities. Nobly

    is also quite good in the same

    old style though. Phillips &

    Porter are both in hospital at

    Oxford but I believe Phillips

    is almost better again. Porter 

    will take a month or two to get

    over his fall. Glad you were

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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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June 14, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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