Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 252

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shows how he progresses when he

talks like that. I didn't know

Daisy was staying in York. I had

a letter from Archie the other day

& he is going strong. Expects to go

to a Cadet School shortly with a

view to being Gazetted to a

commission in the R. E. 

  We are still having quite a good

time. When we came here we took

over a trench which was in rotten 

condition; in fact it was a good

example of what a trench ought

not to be like. My fellows have

put in some wonderfully good

work and we are at last getting

into something like form. There

is shelter for everyone out of the 

trench in dug outs. The last garrison

was content to sleep in the trench

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shows how he progresses when he

talks like that. I didn't know

Daisy was staying in York. I had

a letter from Archie the other day

& he is going strong. Expects to go

to a Cadet School shortly with a

view to being Gazetted to a

commission in the R. E. 

  We are still having quite a good

time. When we came here we took

over a trench which was in rotten 

condition; in fact it was a good

example of what a trench ought

not to be like. My fellows have

put in some wonderfully good

work and we are at last getting

into something like form. There

is shelter for everyone out of the 

trench in dug outs. The last garrison

was content to sleep in the trench


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  • December 15, 2018 18:30:59 Thomas A. Lingner

    shows how he progresses when he

    talks like that. I didn't know

    Daisy was staying in York. I had

    a letter from Archie the other day

    & he is going strong. Expects to go

    to a Cadet School shortly with a

    view to being Gazetted to a

    commission in the R. E. 

      We are still having quite a good

    time. When we came here we took

    over a trench which was in rotten 

    condition; in fact it was a good

    example of what a trench ought

    not to be like. My fellows have

    put in some wonderfully good

    work and we are at last getting

    into something like form. There

    is shelter for everyone out of the 

    trench in dug outs. The last garrison

    was content to sleep in the trench

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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 12, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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