Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 254

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                          5

I passed the credit on to my

Subs, NCOs + men but he said

"Oh yes that's all right but you

are the source of inspiration." I

had to laugh couldn't help it.

The credit really belongs to the

platoons for they have taken

a real pride in their portion of

the trench + have worked hard

on it by day even when they have

been out on working parties, in 

other parts of the line, by night.

I go along + chaff them about

missing suggest that I

should indent for feather beds

for them + they just laugh + go

on working. The CO appears to keep

fit + well. Dean is I believe going

on that three months course at

Aldershot. Thought I might have stood

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                          5

I passed the credit on to my

Subs, NCOs + men but he said

"Oh yes that's all right but you

are the source of inspiration." I

had to laugh couldn't help it.

The credit really belongs to the

platoons for they have taken

a real pride in their portion of

the trench + have worked hard

on it by day even when they have

been out on working parties, in 

other parts of the line, by night.

I go along + chaff them about

missing suggest that I

should indent for feather beds

for them + they just laugh + go

on working. The CO appears to keep

fit + well. Dean is I believe going

on that three months course at

Aldershot. Thought I might have stood


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  • December 15, 2018 18:57:34 Thomas A. Lingner

                              5

    I passed the credit on to my

    Subs, NCOs + men but he said

    "Oh yes that's all right but you

    are the source of inspiration." I

    had to laugh couldn't help it.

    The credit really belongs to the

    platoons for they have taken

    a real pride in their portion of

    the trench + have worked hard

    on it by day even when they have

    been out on working parties, in 

    other parts of the line, by night.

    I go along + chaff them about

    missing suggest that I

    should indent for feather beds

    for them + they just laugh + go

    on working. The CO appears to keep

    fit + well. Dean is I believe going

    on that three months course at

    Aldershot. Thought I might have stood

  • December 15, 2018 18:44:11 Annick Rodriguez

                              5

    I passed the credit on to my

    Subs NCOs + men but he said

    "Oh yes that's all right but you

    are the source of inspiration." I

    had to laugh couldn't help ...  it

    The credit really belongs to the

    platoons for they have taken

    a real pride in their portion of

    the trench + have worked hard

    on it    ...by day     even when they have

    been out on working parties, in 

    other parts of the line by night

    I go along + chaff them about

    ... ...  ... suggest that I

    should indent for feather beds

    for them + they just laugh + go

    on working. The CO appears to keep

    fit + well Dean is I believe going

    on that three months course at

    Aldershort Thought I might have stood


  • December 15, 2018 18:43:42 Annick Rodriguez

                              5

    I passed the credit on to my

    Subs NCOs + men but he said

    "Oh yes that's all right but you

    are the source of inspiration." I

    had to laugh couldn't help ...  it

    The credit really belongs to the

    platoons for they have taken

    a real pride in their portion of

    the trench + have worked hard

    on it    ...by day     even when they have

    been out on working parties, in 

    other parts of the line by night

    I go along + chaff them about

    ... ...  ... suggest that I

    should indent for feather beds

    for them + they just laugh + go

    on working. The CO appears to keep

    fit + well Dean is I believe going


  • December 15, 2018 18:41:55 Annick Rodriguez

                              5

    I passed the credit on to my

    Subs NCOs + men but he said

    "Oh yes that's all right but you

    are the source of inspiration." I

    had to laugh couldn't help ...  it

    The credit really belongs to the

    platoons for they have taken

    a real pride in their portion of

    the trench + have worked hard

    on it    ...by day     even when they have

    been out on working parties, in 

    other parts of the


  • December 15, 2018 18:40:30 Annick Rodriguez

                              5

    I passed the credit on to my

    Subs NCOs + men but he said

    "Oh yes that's all right but you

    are the source of inspiration." I

    had to laugh couldn't help ...  it

    The credit really belongs to the


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    Havrincourt, Ribecourt-la-Tour,

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Kate Ward
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June 12, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front




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