Captain/Major Harold Ward Correspondence, item 255

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a chance for that - perhaps I shall

next year. We have had a 

couple of showers to-day but the 

weather is really very nice. Our 

dug outs for Coy HdQrs are very 

comfy - much better than Battalion

HdQrs this time. We have two

shell cases full of lovely flowers

which we got out of the village -

Peonies, white & red roses, pinks

Canterbury Bells, honeysuckle &c.

The village gardens also provide

us with greens, potatoes & ripe

gooseberries so that we live in 

great style. By the way shell 

cases make excellent flower vases,

but I believe it is forbidden 

by Dora to have any in possession

in England. Do you know

Dora? I hear it is the short

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a chance for that - perhaps I shall

next year. We have had a 

couple of showers to-day but the 

weather is really very nice. Our 

dug outs for Coy HdQrs are very 

comfy - much better than Battalion

HdQrs this time. We have two

shell cases full of lovely flowers

which we got out of the village -

Peonies, white & red roses, pinks

Canterbury Bells, honeysuckle &c.

The village gardens also provide

us with greens, potatoes & ripe

gooseberries so that we live in 

great style. By the way shell 

cases make excellent flower vases,

but I believe it is forbidden 

by Dora to have any in possession

in England. Do you know

Dora? I hear it is the short


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  • December 15, 2018 18:45:17 Thomas A. Lingner

    a chance for that - perhaps I shall

    next year. We have had a 

    couple of showers to-day but the 

    weather is really very nice. Our 

    dug outs for Coy HdQrs are very 

    comfy - much better than Battalion

    HdQrs this time. We have two

    shell cases full of lovely flowers

    which we got out of the village -

    Peonies, white & red roses, pinks

    Canterbury Bells, honeysuckle &c.

    The village gardens also provide

    us with greens, potatoes & ripe

    gooseberries so that we live in 

    great style. By the way shell 

    cases make excellent flower vases,

    but I believe it is forbidden 

    by Dora to have any in possession

    in England. Do you know

    Dora? I hear it is the short

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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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