Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 251

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he has plenty of pluck. It is 

rather hard lines that the house

at Riccall is so poor & I am not

surprised that they want to leave

although the farm is a good

one. Edward seems to be doing 

well with the pigs - pays better

than serving as a soldier at 1/-

a day doesn't it?

  Yes Kenneth has had a lot

of knocking about & I am pleased

it has suited him so well. I 

think that it is due to your 

care & love more than anything

else. I know you will make

that "little nest of his own" very 

comfy. Glad you got letters from

me when you arrived at John's. I

am not really surprised at 

Kenneth not being hungry but it

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he has plenty of pluck. It is 

rather hard lines that the house

at Riccall is so poor & I am not

surprised that they want to leave

although the farm is a good

one. Edward seems to be doing 

well with the pigs - pays better

than serving as a soldier at 1/-

a day doesn't it?

  Yes Kenneth has had a lot

of knocking about & I am pleased

it has suited him so well. I 

think that it is due to your 

care & love more than anything

else. I know you will make

that "little nest of his own" very 

comfy. Glad you got letters from

me when you arrived at John's. I

am not really surprised at 

Kenneth not being hungry but it


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  • December 15, 2018 18:31:59 Thomas A. Lingner

    he has plenty of pluck. It is 

    rather hard lines that the house

    at Riccall is so poor & I am not

    surprised that they want to leave

    although the farm is a good

    one. Edward seems to be doing 

    well with the pigs - pays better

    than serving as a soldier at 1/-

    a day doesn't it?

      Yes Kenneth has had a lot

    of knocking about & I am pleased

    it has suited him so well. I 

    think that it is due to your 

    care & love more than anything

    else. I know you will make

    that "little nest of his own" very 

    comfy. Glad you got letters from

    me when you arrived at John's. I

    am not really surprised at 

    Kenneth not being hungry but it

  • December 15, 2018 18:26:38 Thomas A. Lingner

    he has plenty of pluck. It is 

    rather hard lines that the house

    at Riccall is so poor & I am not

    surprised that they want to leave

    although the farm is a good

    one. Edward seems to be doing 

    well with the pigs - pays better

    than serving as a soldier at 1/-

    a day doesn't it?

      Yes Kenneth has had a lot

    of knocking about & I am pleased

    it has suited him so well. I 

    think that it is due to your 

    care & love more than anything

    else. I know you will make

    that "little nest of his own" very 

    comfy. Glad you got letters from

    me when you arrived at John's. I

    am not really surprised at 

    Kenneth not being hungry but at


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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  • Story location Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,


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Contributor
Kate Ward
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June 12, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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